Geology and mineral deposits of the Zeballos mining camp, British Columbia. by John Sinclair Stevenson

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  • British Columbia,
  • Zeballos.

Subjects:

  • Geology -- British Columbia -- Zeballos.,
  • Mines and mineral resources -- British Columbia -- Zeballos.

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Bibliography: p. 10.

Book details

SeriesBritish Columbia. Dept. of Mines. Bulletin, no. 27, Bulletin (British Columbia. Dept. of Mines) ;, no. 27.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTN27 .B72 no. 27
The Physical Object
Pagination145 p.
Number of Pages145
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL254754M
LC Control Numbergs 51000096
OCLC/WorldCa12091513

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The 89 mineral claims were staked using the British. Ina report published by the British Columbia Geological Survey states in its introduction that despite its history as an important gold producer in the ’s and ’s, the Zeballos mining camp remains “in all likelihood significantly underexplored” (Source: Geological FieldworkPaper ; Marshall, D., Close, S.

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