Castle Carbonate-hosted Zn-Pb

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  • 6 claims, 2,763 hectares

  • Located in southeast BC, near the village of Harrogate

  • Dolomites (Ordovician age) host Zn-Pb showings

  • Syncline with steep limbs cut by thrust and strike-slip faults

  • Zn-Pb mineralization in Beaverfoot Formation occurs as disseminated to locally massive hydrozincite, sphalerite and galena in dolomite dissolution breccias

  • Three main areas of mineralization 200 x 400 m to 400 x 800 m

  • Belt covers 4 kms

  • Northwest oriented

  • Worked by Canamax in 1983 (mapping and surface soil sampling) with Zn ranging 8-5,000 ppm and Pb 2-5,860 ppm