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File Created: 24-Jul-1985 by BC Geological Survey (BCGS)
Last Edit:  12-Jun-2007 by Sarah Meredith-Jones (SMJ)

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NMI 092I9 Cu14
Name O.K. Mining Division Kamloops
BCGS Map 092I068
Status Showing NTS Map 092I09W
Latitude 050º 39' 13'' UTM 10 (NAD 83)
Longitude 120º 24' 53'' Northing 5614496
Easting 682743
Commodities Copper, Gold Deposit Types L03 : Alkalic porphyry Cu-Au
Tectonic Belt Intermontane Terrane Quesnel
Capsule Geology

The O.K. workings are about 1100 metres northwest of the Orphan Boy shaft (092INE003) and are reported to consist of an adit and two shafts that explore two mineralized zones. One shaft was sunk to a depth of 26 metres with east-west crosscuts at the 15-metre level aggregating 19.8 metres. In the west crosscut a body of chrysocolla was intersected. The second shaft is 6 metres deep with crosscuts along the surface. An adit was driven to crosscut the upper ore zone and intersected it 10.6 metres down and 4.5 metres in. The entire work is in dark green, medium-grained diorite of the Cherry Creek unit of the Late Triassic-Early Jurassic Iron Mask batholith. Mineralization consisted of bunches and streaks of chalcopyrite containing gold values.

Makaoo Development Company trenched in the vicinity of an old shaft about 3 metres deep, exposing several narrow oxidized sulphide veins near a fault that strikes 070 degrees and dips northward. The hostrock is Cherry Creek unit diorite with pink feldspar veins (Minister of Mines Annual Report 1956).

In 1964-65, Rolling Hills Copper Mines Limited conducted 14.9 line kilometres of induced polarization survey over widely spaced lines (914 metres apart), 102.8 kilometres of ground magnetometer survey and 68.4 kilometres of linecutting on their large holding of claims.

EMPR AR *1899-605,731; *1904-G232; 1906-H176; *1956-47-54,57
EMPR ASS RPT 605, 640, 742
EMPR PF (Map of geology of lower workings, 1956)
GSC MEM 249, p. 112
GSC OF 165; 980; 2490
GSC MAP 886A; 887A; 9-1963; 1394A; 42-1989
GSC P 44-20; 82-1A, pp. 293-297; 85-1A, pp. 349-358
EMPR PFD 9601, 9602, 810691