The Tasu Mine A Brief History and General Description

CIM Bulletin, 1968

E. J. WADE, Supervisory Engineer, Planning and Research, The Tasu Mine, Wesfrob Mines Ltd., Tasu, B.C.

The general location, climatic conditions and access of the Tasu mine are covered briefly, with comments on the Jack of conventional transportation and communication facilities. The Haïda story of Tasu and early attempts at production are presented, together with a discussion of the government legislation which throttled exploration and production in the late fifties. General and specific details of local geology, mineralogy and current ore reserves are also covered
Keywords: chalcopyrite, iron ore, magnetite, Moresby Island, Queen Charlotte Islands, exploration, Mine, Mines, Ore, Ores, Production, Wesfrob