Geology of the Gem Molybdenum Deposit

CIM Bulletin, 1969

M. J. YOUNG and C. A. AIRD, Senior Geologists, Utah Construction and Mining Co., Vancouver, B.C.

The Gem molybdenum prospect is situated at the headwaters of Clear creek, between the Fraser river and Harrison lake, about 30 miles north of• Harrison Hot Springs, B.C. Clear creek follows a deeply eroded fault zone southwesterly through the center of the claim group. Elevations range from 2,000 feet in the creek bed up the steep slopes flanking the creek to a height of 5,500 feet.
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