Annual Report of the Minister of Mines for the Year Ending ...


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Página 257 - LIBRARY CATALOGUE SLIPS. [Take this leaf out and paste the separated titles upon three of your catalogue cards. The first and second titles need no addition: over the third write that subject under which you would place the book in your library.] United States.
Página 96 - With regard to the climate of the Peace river country, we are without such accurate information as might be obtained from a careful meteorological record, embracing even a single year, and its character can, at present, be ascertained merely from notes and observations of a general character, and the appearance of the natural vegetation. " It may be stated at once that the ascertained facts leave no doubt on the subject of the sufficient length and warmth of the season to ripen wheat, oats and barley,...
Página 129 - ... advanced in value or condition by refining or grinding, or by other process, and not specially provided for in this Act.
Página 96 - Survey, is of opinion that the ascertained fjwts leave no doubt on the subject of the sufficient length and warmth of the season to ripen wheat, oats and barley, with all ordinary root crops and vegetables. The only point which may admit of question is, to what extent the occurrence of late and early frosts may interfere with their growth.
Página 86 - These facts, taken in connection with the uncertain extent of the several areas, seem to render it imperative that systematic and careful prospecting should be undertaken, well in advance of regular mining. Some method of boring could possibly be utilized to determine the position and the nature of the strata underlying the great gravel deposits of the terraces; until something of this sort is done it will be impossible to define the limits of the several coal areas.
Página 83 - Goat creek, but no other work of any extent has been done. To the north and west of this property a number of locations are held by the Kitimat Development Syndicate. No work has been done beyond merely surface stripping at various places. On Mud creek, a branch of Goat creek from the southwest, near its mouth, and on the Telkwa river a few miles above the mouth of Goat...
Página 217 - December, 1907, being an account of mining operations for gold, coal, etc., in the Province of British Columbia.
Página 64 - This area, about two by two miles and one-half, at its greatest diameters, is in the form of a basin, the coal outcropping on both sides of, and from 400 to 500 feet above the floor of the valley. The coal dips towards the creek from both sides with a slope rather greater than that of the hills, so that it underlies the bed of the stream, although at no great depth. Up Goldstream this area is separated from that on Coal creek — probably by an anticline, the coal-measures having been removed from...
Página 106 - ... some values in gold and silver. Pyrrhotite is found massive on the Toronto and Galena workings and probably as a product of magmatic differentiation. On the Red Mountain it occurs in such quantities as to make the compass absolutely useless for surveying. The Yale Mining Company own some twenty-five claims in the camp, of which only two, the Nickel Plate and the Sunnyside, are being worked at present. The ores from these claims are treated by the Daly Reduction Company in a 40-stamp mill and...

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