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Gold Platform in Liberia Polymetallic Platform in British ...

2009-12-16 · prospects in the West Kootenays with gold, silver, lead, zinc, copper, molybdenum and/or tungsten targets. Hundreds of relatively old high-grade historical mines and adits are located either on or near the Liberty properties. The West Kootenays, having already produced over $40 billion of ore, have long been considered one of the

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Mining is a high-tech industry | Mining & Energy

2019-6-19 · The Kootenays are home to 60 companies, five in Kimberley and 55 in Sparwood, that supplied more than $270 million worth of goods and services to 13 major operating mines in 2017. Provincewide, B.C.''s mining industry relied on more than $1.35 billion worth of goods and services from 3,000 mining suppliers located in 125 municipalities and Indigenous communities.

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The SEEK Project: Stimulating Exploration in the East ...

2019-4-22 · Hartlaub, R.P. (2013): The SEEK Project: Stimulating Exploration in the East Kootenays, southeastern British Columbia (parts of NTS 082F, G, J, K); in Geoscience BC Summary of Activities 2012, Geoscience BC, Report 2013-1, p.119-124. Introduction Geoscience BC, in partnership with the East Kootenay Chamber of Mines (EKCM), announced the launch ...

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Kootenay Community Bat Project

2014-10-28 · Community Initiatives and Affected Areas Program: Areas A, D & Kaslo, E, F, G & Salmo, and H, Town of Creston, Villages of New Denver, Silverton and Slocan, and Arrow Park. ... Raise awareness about bat conservation in the Kootenays ... cliffs, mines Mines, caves Yuma ...

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Exploring the Shipwrecks of Kootenay Lake

If you''d like to do some rather tame exploring of an old shipwreck, the Hosmer is a good place to start. The S.S. Nelson and Her Firey End Though quite a few tugs and sternwheelers ended their careers on the bottom of Kootenay Lake than you''d expect, most did so in a rather peaceful way.

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GeoTour guide for the West Kootenay, British Columbia

2019-2-27 · 13. Kootenay River hydropower – powering the Kootenays because of an ancient diversion. 14. Castlegar Lookout – a terrace town on a giant river. 15. Trail smelter viewpoint and interpretive centre – industrial giant and story of environmental recovery. 16. Le Roi gold mine, Rossland – going underground into a historic mine. 17.

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Gus Claim Group Nelson M. D., B.

2006-6-29 · The Gus Claim Group is located in the west Kootenays, approximately 7.5 km NE of the Canada-USA Nelway border crossing. The west margin of the claims is along the west shore of Rosebud Lake. On Jan. 25,2005 the old claim roup comprised of mineral claims 1 (Tenure # 504804) contiguous with 504800 on its west margin, was acquired.

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The East Kootenay Coalfields

2019-5-9 · The East Kootenay Coalfields. In southeastern British Columbia, coal deposits are in the Elk River, Crowsnest and Flathead coalfields, which extend from the Canada-USA border to the northwest for 175 km along the Rocky Mountains. Economic coal seams are hosted by the Mist Mountain Formation of the Jura-Cretaceous Kootenay Group.

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British Columbia Mining History

2020-8-5 · The entire group of mines was operated as a single unit until it was closed in 1928. At that time the workings extended to a depth of 1650 feet and encompassed about 60 miles of underground tunnels. From 1932 to 1942 parts of the mines were operated by lessees who extracted remnants of the orebodies. The mines were finally closed in 1942.

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Mountains, Lakes & Rivers in the West Kootenays and ...

2017-8-28 · Mountains, Lakes & Rivers in the West Kootenays and Boundary Country. The undiscovered Kootenay – Boundary country offers many scenic wonders including mineral hot springs, alpine meadows, snow-capped peaks, waterfalls, beaches, …

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Teck Resources Limited

Copper. 333,000 tonnes of copper produced in 2014. We are a top 10 copper producer in the Americas, with four operating copper mines and a strong pipeline of …

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A Profile of the Kootenay Region

2013-3-20 · the Kootenays is mineral rich and therefore mining played a key role in its development (Turnbull, 1988). Prospectors began to arrive in the 1850s (BC Parks, n.d.). The isolated and rugged region, complete with natural disasters such as forest fires and avalanches, provided little deterrent as claims and mines

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Families move to the Kootenays.

2008-10-29 · By the time World War I had broken out, there were multi-cultural immigrant settlements all over the Kootenays, immigration slowed down, some immigrants went back to Italy, others enlisted. Cominco now owner of several mines and the Trail smelter was the largest employer in the Kootenays.

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Gemology World

2010-11-8 · Resources, Source Files., B.C. Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources. Sinkankas, John, Gemstones of North America, 2 volumes. This Special Issue of Gemmology Canada is published for students of the Canadian Institute of Gemmology and others interested in gemmology. The copy-right for any articles remains with the author.

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Silver-Lead-Zinc Mining Cominco (1 of 5) f''f OBZC k€WZ

2017-3-2 · mines generated enormous amounts of traffic for the railway. The smelter and the mines that were soon acquired became the key to the development of the Consolidated Mining and Smelting Company of Canada, controlled by the Canadian Pacific Railway. This company, later officially renamed Cominco, was incorporated in 1904. Resources were made

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Kootenays Mining is high-tech

2019-7-17 · The East Kootenays are home to 60 companies, five in Kimberley and 55 in the Elk Valley, that supplied more than $270 million worth of goods and services to 13 major operating mines in 2017. Provincewide, B.C.''s mining industry relied on more than $1.35 billion worth of goods and services from 3,000 mining suppliers located in 125 municipalities and Indigenous communities.

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Beginnings of a homestead in the Kootenays, Canada

2021-7-9 · Beginnings of a homestead in the Kootenays, Canada. Canada ... There are caves/mines around the property-- it was a mining site many decades ago. Town is 10 minutes away, wifi/cafe 3minutes away. There is cell service. Slocan lake is minutes away. Great hiking all around.

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British Columbia Mining History

2020-8-5 · The 1996 Annual Conference of the Mining History Association (MHA) was in Rossland, British Columbia, Canada, June 6-9, 1996. Rossland is called the "Golden City" because of the large gold output from its mines from 1891 to 1928.

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Geoscience BC Launches a New Project in the East …

2011-11-16 · The East Kootenays have a long and successful history of mineral exploration and mining. One of the world''s largest lead-zinc mines, the former Sullivan Mine, sustained the economy of Kimberley and the East Kootenay region for almost 100 years.

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More about lost treasures, large and small, in British ...

2018-9-1 · More than $300,000 in gold dust and nuggets is believed buried somewhere between Cache Creek and Ashcroft. According to the legend, a miner who''d struck paydirt at Barkerville was murdered and robbed near 150-Mile House. Shortly afterward, a neighbour who''d heard of the slaying, spotted the killer and a gunfight ensued.

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Mining is a high-tech industry | Mining & Energy

2019-6-19 · The Kootenays are home to 60 companies, five in Kimberley and 55 in Sparwood, that supplied more than $270 million worth of goods and services to 13 major operating mines in 2017. Provincewide, B.C.''s mining industry relied on more than $1.35 billion worth of goods and services from 3,000 mining suppliers located in 125 municipalities and ...

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A Brief History of Mining in Ymir – Ymir BC

The Hall Mines Smelter in Nelson and Hall Creek, six miles north of Ymir, was named after these two Indian prospectors. In the summer of 1895, Jerome Pitre, Joseph Pitre and Oliver Blair staked claims that were to become the famous Ymir Gold Mine. This was followed by the staking of many more claims in …

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The Bluebell Grave

2018-9-28 · The dramatic story of the Bluebell murder, how Thomas Hammill (or Hamill, or Hammil) died near present-day Riondel on Kootenay Lake, allegedly at the hands of Robert Sproule, has been told many times. But the story of Hammill''s grave and grave markers — there are two or three of the latter, depending on how you count them — has not.

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SEEK Project Update: Stimulating Exploration in the East ...

2019-4-22 · SEEK Project Update: Stimulating Exploration in the East Kootenays, Southeastern British Columbia (parts of NTS 082F, G, J, K) A.L. Clifford, Geoscience BC, Vancouver, BC, [email protected] Clifford, A.L. (2014): SEEK Project update: stimulating exploration in the East Kootenays, southeastern British Columbia (parts of NTS

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Wild Horse Creek

2019-5-25 · The site where some of Fisherville''s buildings once stood. In total, an estimated 48 tons of gold was removed from the Wild Horse Creek diggings in the short-lived rush of 1864 and ''65, worth about $907,000,000 CAD in today''s currency.

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Gold claims and placer mines for sale

2021-7-28 · EUREKA CREEK Placer Gold Claim for sale $3000. 41.47 hectares / 102.47 acres. The property consists of BC placer tenure 1062299.The property is located 27 km. southeast (as the crow flies) of the community of Cherryville, British Columbia. …

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Perry Creek – BC Gold Adventures

Perry Creek Gold Mines Water Wheel. The above water wheel is located in Fort Steele. It is a restoration of the original wheel built by Perry Creek Gold Mines Ltd. The wheel is 32 feet in diameter and 7 feet wide. There are 72 buckets, each holding 70 gallons of water. The axle shaft is 6 …

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Survey of closed and abandoned mines in British …

The Kootenay region has seen extensive historical mining activity, but there is a lack of environmental data for individual mines. The presence of limestone and calcite in the mine sequences limits ARD potential in the Kootenays, although this mineral is not always closely associated with ore minerals.

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