Windpass Mine, Little Fort, Kamloops Mining Division, British Columbia, Canada
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||51° 26' 34'' North , 120° 5' 10'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||51.44278,-120.08611|
The Windpass mine is located between Dunn Lake and Baldy Mountain, about eight kilometres east of Little Fort. Mineralization is in gold-bearing quartz veins from several centimetres to almost 1 metre in width and averages 38 to 46 centimetres. The vein contains variable amounts of pyrite, chalcopyrite, bismuth sulphide, free gold, magnetite and gold tellurides.
10 valid minerals.
This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.
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|Permian - Devonian|
252.17 - 419.2 Ma
|Fennell Assemblage - Lower Structural Division|
Age: Paleozoic (252.17 - 419.2 Ma)
Stratigraphic Name: Fennell Assemblage - Lower Structural Division
Description: Bedded chert, cherty argillite, diabase, gabbro, diorite and pillowed to massive metabasalt; lesser amounts of sandstone, siltstone, slate, phyllite, intraformational conglomerate and quartz-feldspar porphyry rhyolite; minor amounts of limestone a
Comments: P. Schiarizza and B. N. Church, 1996, The Geology of the Thompson-Okanagan Mineral Potential Assessment Region (East Part), OF 1996-20, BCGS
Reference: B.C. Geological Survey. British Columbia Digital Geology.