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File Created: 08-May-2008 by Garry J. Payie (GJP)
Last Edit:  30-May-2008 by Garry J. Payie (GJP)

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Name BAN Mining Division Atlin
BCGS Map 104K009
Status Showing NTS Map 104K01W
Latitude 058º 03' 53'' UTM 08 (NAD 83)
Longitude 132º 20' 19'' Northing 6439000
Easting 657000
Commodities Gold, Silver Deposit Types L02 : Porphyry-related Au
H08 : Alkalic intrusion-associated Au
Tectonic Belt Intermontane Terrane Stikine, Plutonic Rocks
Capsule Geology

Siliceous felsic dikes (Tertiary Sloko-Hyder suite?), with 1 to 3 per cent pyrite and gold up to 2.2 grams per tonne, have intruded Upper Paleozoic sediments and volcanics of the Stikine Assemblage. A quartz-pyrite float boulder of unknown origin yielded 262.29 grams per tonne gold and 391.43 grams per tonne silver (Assessment Report 21842). Fifteen of the thirty-eight talus fine samples returned >40 parts per billion gold concentrated in the area downslope from the quartz-pyrite float boulder and continuous along the contour line for over 200 meters.

The Ban claims were staked in 1988 by Chevron Minerals Ltd and 11 heavy mineral bulk unconsolidated talus & glacial drift samples were collected. The claims were optioned to North American Metals Corp in 1990 and a brief program of prospecting and reconnaissance mapping was conducted 1991.

EMPR FIELDWORK 1985, pp. 175-183; 1986, p. 103; 1992, pp. 159-188; 1992, pp. 159-176, 177-183
EMPR ASS RPT 19323, *21842
EMPR OF 1993-1; 1993-11; 1995-21; 1996-11
GSC MAP 6-1960; 1262A