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Eureka-Victoria Silver Mine, Hope, New Westminster Mining Division, British Columbia, Canadai
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Eureka-Victoria Silver MineMine
Hope- not defined -
New Westminster Mining DivisionDivision
British ColumbiaProvince
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
49° 18' 24'' North , 121° 27' 56'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Hope4,598 (2016)8.7km
Agassiz4,738 (2011)23.5km
Yale186 (2011)28.5km
Slesse Park238 (2011)36.8km
Chilliwack77,000 (2013)38.6km


Discovered 1868

Regions containing this locality

North America PlateTectonic Plate

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Commodity List

This is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded at this locality.


Mineral List


7 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Chlorite Group'
Reference: http://aris.empr.gov.bc.ca/ArisReports/24396.PDF
'Copper Stain'
Reference: http://aris.empr.gov.bc.ca/ArisReports/24396.PDF
Freibergite
Formula: Ag6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Reference: http://aris.empr.gov.bc.ca/ArisReports/24396.PDF
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: UTSON, S. (1936). SILVER-BASE METAL RELATIONSHIPS HI SOME BRITISH COLUMBIA MINES. MS Thesis University of British Columbia
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: MINFILE No 092HSW011; http://aris.empr.gov.bc.ca/ArisReports/24396.PDF
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: MINFILE No 092HSW011; UTSON, S. (1936). SILVER-BASE METAL RELATIONSHIPS HI SOME BRITISH COLUMBIA MINES. MS Thesis University of British Columbia
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: MINFILE No 092HSW011; http://aris.empr.gov.bc.ca/ArisReports/24396.PDF
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: MINFILE No 092HSW011; http://aris.empr.gov.bc.ca/ArisReports/24396.PDF
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: UTSON, S. (1936). SILVER-BASE METAL RELATIONSHIPS HI SOME BRITISH COLUMBIA MINES. MS Thesis University of British Columbia
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Reference: MINFILE No 092HSW011; UTSON, S. (1936). SILVER-BASE METAL RELATIONSHIPS HI SOME BRITISH COLUMBIA MINES. MS Thesis University of British Columbia; http://aris.empr.gov.bc.ca/ArisReports/24396.PDF

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Freibergite2.GB.05Ag6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Tetrahedrite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Copper Stain'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
Freibergite3.3.6.3Ag6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Tetrahedrite3.3.6.1Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Copper Stain'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
CCarbon
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O SideriteFeCO3
O QuartzSiO2
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
S FreibergiteAg6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
S PyriteFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S SphaleriteZnS
FeIron
Fe TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Fe FreibergiteAg6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
CuCopper
Cu TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Cu FreibergiteAg6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
ZnZinc
Zn TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AgSilver
Ag FreibergiteAg6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
SbAntimony
Sb TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Sb FreibergiteAg6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

Regional Geology

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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Eocene
33.9 - 56 Ma



ID: 3433188
Princeton Group

Age: Eocene (33.9 - 56 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Princeton Group

Description: Sandstone, conglomerate and argillite; includes Allenby Formation

Comments: Overlap terrane

Lithology: Coarse clastic sedimentary rocks

Reference: Cui, Y., Miller, D., Schiarizza, P., and Diakow, L.J. British Columbia digital geology. British Columbia Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources, British Columbia Geological Survey Open File 2017-8. [205]

Eocene
33.9 - 56 Ma



ID: 679368
Princeton Group

Age: Eocene (33.9 - 56 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Princeton Group

Description: Sandstone, conglomerate and argillite; includes Allenby Formation

Comments: K. Bellefontaine, D. Alldrick and P.J. Desjardins, 1994, Geological Compilation of the Mid Coast, OF 1994-17, BCGS

Lithology: Coarse clastic sedimentary rocks

Reference: B.C. Geological Survey. British Columbia Digital Geology. [3]

Late Cretaceous
66 - 100.5 Ma



ID: 3190171
Mesozoic intrusive rocks

Age: Late Cretaceous (66 - 100.5 Ma)

Lithology: Intrusive igneous rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

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