|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||49° 45' 24'' North , 124° 33' 30'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||49.75667,-124.55833|
|Köppen climate type:||Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate|
Copper mine that started in 1899.
The mined deposit occurs at the contact of a diorite-porphyrite intrusion with Mesozoic limestone.
15 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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|Late Triassic - Middle Triassic|
201.3 - 247.2 Ma
|Vancouver Group - Quatsino Formation|
Age: Triassic (201.3 - 247.2 Ma)
Stratigraphic Name: Quatsino Formation
Description: Thick bedded, grey to black, micritic and stylolitic limestone, medium to thin bedded limestone and calcareous siltstone, minor oolitic and bioclastic limestone, garnet-epidote-diopside skarn. (Carnian)
Comments: N.W.D. Massey, P.J. Desjardins, and E.C. Grunsky, 1994, Geological Compilation of Vancouver Island, OF 1994-6, BCGS
Reference: B.C. Geological Survey. British Columbia Digital Geology.