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File Created: 23-Sep-2009 by Garry J. Payie (GJP)
Last Edit:  03-Nov-2009 by Garry J. Payie (GJP)

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Name SIT, WILLOW Mining Division Cariboo
BCGS Map 093H012
Status Showing NTS Map 093H04E
Latitude 053º 07' 01'' UTM 10 (NAD 83)
Longitude 121º 44' 31'' Northing 5886025
Easting 584200
Commodities Lead Deposit Types * : Unknown
Tectonic Belt Omineca Terrane Barkerville
Capsule Geology

The Sit area is underlain mainly by rocks of the Hadrynian to Paleozoic Snowshoe Group. This succession in general consists of black and grey siltite, micaceous quartzite, phyllite, limestone and minor dolostone.

Interest was drawn to the area in 1983 when test holes for placer turned up pyrite and galena from bedrock near the junction of Willow River and Montgomery Creek. VLF surveys were performed by Lacana Mining Corp in 1983 on the ground which was then the SIT claim consisting of 16 units. The survey only showed moderate conductors in areas known to contain overburden about 15 meters deep and suggested using geophysical methods which would provide better penetration. The work performed by Ruza Resources Ltd in 1988 consisted of 18.5 km of grid work, 70 soil samples (of which 40 were analyzed) and 7 rock samples.

EMPR ASS RPT *12396, 17687
GSC MEM 149; 421
GSC SUM RPT 1933A, pp. 32,33
EMPR PFD 681607