Copper Road - Past Producer with Historic ReservesComplete listing and photos on website.
Recently expanded, now 579.12 Hectares / 1431.06 Acres. This copper/silver deposit is located on the northeast corner of the hill north of Mount Seymour on Quadra Island, British Columbia Canada. The property can be accessed by car from the south end of Granite Bay road, turning onto a gravel road after 3.6 km. Road contours the hill for 1.5 km. Turn left at crossroad and climb for 200m, bear left into valley, and turn up left (south) after 800 metres. Track climbs steeply to hill plateau and site. a potential salt water port, is located approximately two miles to the west of the property. Elevation of the property is at approx. 425 metres above sea level.
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The Copper Road occurrence is underlain by dark green to green andesitic lavas of the Upper Triassic Karmutsen Formation, Vancouver Group. Amygdaloidal areas contain zeolite and epidote, and in one place hematite and chalcopyrite-filled amygdules.
A shear up to 9 metres wide and 1400 metres long contains quartz, calcite, bornite, chalcopyrite, native copper and malachite. The shear strikes 100 degrees and dips 80 degrees north.
Drill indicated reserves in West zone are 83,217 tonnes grading 13.7 grams per tonne silver and 4.1 per cent copper. Drill indicated reserves in the East zone are 68,114 tonnes grading 2.44 per cent copper and 13.7 grams per tonne silver (Statement of Material Facts July 24, 1972 - Univex Mining Corp. Ltd., A.F. Roberts, May 11, 1971).