Umiti Creek Project John Boyd Creek Project Gun Creek Project Cariboo River Project


Jonh Boyd Creek Project

Project Highlights

  • Gold grades: from 0.5 to 3.0 g/m3.
  • Project area has never been mechanically mined.
  • Significant similarities with the Toop and Alice Creek Mines composite stratigraphic columns published by Ministry of Energy and Mines (Bulletin 89).
  • Area: 77 ha
  • Location
    The property is located approximately 27 kilometres East of Quesnel and 3 kilometres NE of Cottonwood, in central British Columbia.
    Tenure: 937995.

    Historic Production of the immediate area
    Toop Mine, located 2 km upstream, produced 6,000 oz at an average grade of 6.2 g/m3 (Garrow,2010, p.17).
    Alice Creek Mine, located 2 km upstream, produced 1,375 oz at an average grade of 4 g/m3 (Geological Fieldwork 1989, Paper 1990-1, p.521).

    Available for lease / option

    Maps and pictures - John Boyd Creek Project


    Additional information:

    Toop Nugget Mine production data:
    The bulk of the Toop production to date has come from the basal paleo channel on bedrock with thicknesses of 1.52 to 7.59 meters (5 to 25 feet) across a channel 53.20 to 76.00 (175 to 250) feet wide and extending for at least 488 meters (1,600 feet) along the length of Mary and Norton Creeks within P.M.L. 7141. Approximately, 186.62 kilograms (6,000 ounces) of gold are reported to have been produced from approximately 30,582 cubic meters (40,000 cubic yards) of material processed through the wash plant.(Garrow,2010, p.17)
    The paleochannel trends westerly within the mined area but its extent beyond the property has not been defined. (Levson and Giles, 1993, p. 67).

    Alice Creek Mine pay gravels description:
    The pay gravels reportedly are 4 to 8 metres thick, massive, matrix filled and weakly cemented (M. Poschner, personal communication, 1989). Some underground mining of the gravels was undertaken in the late 1980s. Gold values increase toward the base of the gravel with the main pay zone in the lower 3 to 5 metres over bedrock. Pay streaks are sporadic, producing an average of 4 grams per cubic metre with a maximum return of about 9 grams. (Levson and Giles, 1993, pp. 65-67)

    References

  • Garrow, T. (2010) Rogers Gold Man Placer / Mineral Project, NI 43-101 Technical Report, Historical Review
  • Levson, V.M, Giles, T.R. (1993) GEOLOGY OF TERTIARY AND QUATERNARY GOLD-BEARING PLACERS IN THE CARIBOO REGION, BRITISH COLUMBIA (93A, B, G, H)
  • Roed, M.A. (1984) Economic geology of Alice Creek placer leases
  • Roed, M.A. (1986) Economic geology of the Bar Claim Group, Cottonwood gold camp
  • Roed, M.A. (1995) TERRAIN ANALYSIS AND THE SEARCH FOR GOLD