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File Created: 24-Jul-1985 by BC Geological Survey (BCGS)
Last Edit:  23-Feb-1989 by David G. Bailey (DGB)

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Name TWO-BIT CREEK Mining Division Cariboo
BCGS Map 093H022
Status Showing NTS Map 093H04E
Latitude 053º 12' 54'' UTM 10 (NAD 83)
Longitude 121º 37' 59'' Northing 5897060
Easting 591277
Commodities Barite Deposit Types
Tectonic Belt Omineca Terrane Cariboo
Capsule Geology

The Two Bit Creek showing occurs within the Cariboo Terrane of the Omineca Belt in an area underlain mainly by greywacke and argillite probably of the Slide Mountain Group. These rocks are separated from the Barkerville Terrane by the Pleasant Valley thrust to the southwest. The Pundata thrust separates the area from the Slide Mountain Terrane to the northeast.

A vein of barite about 1 metre wide has been reported on the property.

EMPR IND MIN FILE (Barite Occurrences in BC (in Ministry Library))
EMPR PF (Sutherland Brown, A., Holland, S.S., (1956) The Structure of the Northeast Cariboo District, in 93H General Property File)
EMPR PFD 681607