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File Created: 22-May-1986 by Larry Jones (LDJ)
Last Edit:  30-Jul-1987 by Larry Jones (LDJ)

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Name CK - NORTH STRAT Mining Division Kamloops
BCGS Map 082M083
Status Showing NTS Map 082M13E
Latitude 051º 52' 40'' UTM 11 (NAD 83)
Longitude 119º 32' 49'' Northing 5750511
Easting 324689
Commodities Zinc, Lead Deposit Types E14 : Sedimentary exhalative Zn-Pb-Ag
Tectonic Belt Omineca Terrane Barkerville
Capsule Geology

The area is underlain by metasedimentary rocks of the Shuswap Metamorphic Complex consisting of quartz-feldspar- hornblende gneiss, amphibolite, calc-silicate gneiss and minor quartzite and marble of unknown but probable Paleozoic age. The metasediments are cut by pegmatites and granitic intrusives.

The general structure of the area is composed of an east- facing succession folded into a broad open, east-plunging synformal structure. Locally the structures are complex resulting in dip reversals and repetition and omission of lithologies.

Massive sphalerite and minor galena and pyrrhotite occur as thin bands within flat lying siliceous calc-silicate. A number of drill holes intersected mineralization, up to 1.0 metre wide, of 25.8 per cent combined lead and zinc over a 400 metre north-south trend. Faulting locally displaces the minera- lization. No surface showings have been located thus far.

EMPR ASS RPT *7423, *8317, *9011, 25641
EMPR EXPL 1979-E118; 1980-146,147
EMPR FIELDWORK *1979, pp. 23-27
EMPR OF 2000-22
GSC MAP 48-1963
GSC OF 637
EMPR PFD 5078, 824522, 824526, 826372