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File Created: 03-Mar-1988 by Larry Jones (LDJ)
Last Edit:  17-May-2013 by Karl A. Flower (KAF)

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Name RUSH, RUSH 1, SICKER-RUSH, GREEN Mining Division Nanaimo
BCGS Map 092F009
Status Showing NTS Map 092F01W
Latitude 049º 02' 44'' UTM 10 (NAD 83)
Longitude 124º 23' 35'' Northing 5433455
Easting 398203
Commodities Copper Deposit Types
Tectonic Belt Insular Terrane Wrangell
Capsule Geology

The Rush showing is located near Fleece Creek, about 3 kilometres east of Fourth Lake.

The area is underlain by volcanics rocks of the Upper Devonian McLaughlin Ridge Formation (Sicker Group). These have been intruded, to the west, by a large body of Jurassic Island Intrusives and are locally overlain by Nanaimo Group Sediments.

Minor fracture fillings of chalcopyrite, malachite and pyrite occur over a 2 square metre area of dark green massive basalt of the Upper Devonian McLaughlin Ridge Formation (Sicker Group). Epidote alteration rims the fractures. A grab sample assayed 0.5 per cent copper (Assessment Report 16592).

In 1987 and 1988, Roap Resources completed programs of soil, rock, and silt geochemical surveys, geological mapping, geophysical surveys and a seven hole diamond drill program, totalling 1002.0 metres on the Rush, Sicker (092F 467) and Nan (092F 447) claims. In 1991, Goldbank Ventures Ltd. Completed a program of prospecting, geological mapping and geochemical sampling on the Green Group.

EMPR ASS RPT 15452, *16592, 17600, 21691
EMPR FIELDWORK 1988 pp. 61-74
EMPR OF 1987-2; 1988-24; *1989-6
GSC MAP 17-1968; 49-1963
GSC OF 463; 1272
GSC P 68-50; 79-30
CIM BULL Vol. 83 No. 935, March 1990, pp. 125-135
EMPR PFD 827217, 827425, 521848