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File Created: 21-Nov-1991 by Peter S. Fischl (PSF)
Last Edit:  28-May-1992 by Peter S. Fischl (PSF)

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Name CLIMAX (L.2665) Mining Division Osoyoos
BCGS Map 092H040
Status Showing NTS Map 092H08E
Latitude 049º 22' 08'' UTM 10 (NAD 83)
Longitude 120º 02' 35'' Northing 5472670
Easting 714662
Commodities Gold Deposit Types E03 : Carbonate-hosted disseminated Au-Ag
K04 : Au skarn
Tectonic Belt Intermontane Terrane Quesnel, Plutonic Rocks
Capsule Geology

The Climax occurrence is situated 2.5 kilometres east-northeast of Hedley.

This Crown-granted claim is underlain by siltstone and limestone of the Upper Triassic Hedley Formation (Nicola Group), and hornblende porphyritic diorite of the Toronto stock (Early Jurassic Hedley Intrusions).

A 0.76-metre thick "seam" of iron oxide occurs 53 metres down a cliff face. A tunnel was driven into the cliff along the seam over a length of 18 metres. Analyses of the seam over the first 12 metres are reported to average 29 grams per tonne gold (Minister of Mines Annual Report 1901, page 1164).

EMPR AR 1900-883; 1901-1164; 1906-254; 1941-59
EMPR FIELDWORK 1985, pp. 101-105; 1986, pp. 65-79; 1987, pp. 59-80
EMPR GEM 1970-393
EMPR OF 1987-10; 1988-6
EMPR P 1989-3, pp. 19-35
GSC MAP 568A; 888A; 41-1989
GSC OF 2167, pp. 59-80
EMPR PFD 8971, 750287, 750288