Snip

Producer in British Columbia, Canada with commodities Gold, Silver

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10133477
MAS/MILS ID 1220100107
Record type Site
Current site name Snip
Alternate or previous names Twin, Central, Jim Claims

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Main Entrance
Geographic coordinates: -131.08511, 56.66647 (WGS84)
Location accuracy 100(meters)
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Geographic areas

Country State
Canada British Columbia

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Gold Primary
Silver Secondary

Nearby scientific data

Main Entrance (1) -131.08511, 56.66647

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Operation type Underground
Development status Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Significant Yes
Mining method Combined Methods - Shrinkage W/Cut and Fill
Year of first production 1991
Milling method Flotation

Ownership information

  • Type Owner
    Owner Prime Resources Group Inc.
    Interest 100
    Home office Canada
    Year 1997
    First year 1996
  • Type Operator
    Owner Homestake Canada Inc.
    Home office Canada
    Year 1997
  • Type Owner
    Owner Prime Resources Group Inc.
    Interest 40
    Home office Canada
    Year 1991
    Last year 1996
  • Type Owner-Operator
    Owner Cominco Ltd.
    Interest 60
    Home office Canada
    Year 1991
    Last year 1996

Reserves and resources

  • Type In-situ
    Estimate year 1991
    Demonstrated 723,934mt ore
    Total resources 723,934mt ore
    Commodity Subtype Grade units Group Importance Year
    Gold Au 28.49 g/mt Gold Major 1991
  • Type In-situ
    Estimate year 1991
    Demonstrated 723,934mt ore
    Total resources 723,934mt ore
    Commodity Subtype Grade units Group Importance Year
    Gold Au 28.49 g/mt Gold Major 1991
  • Type In-situ
    Estimate year 1996
    Demonstrated 347,452mt ore
    Total resources 347,452mt ore
    Commodity Subtype Grade units Group Importance Year
    Gold Au 26.6 g/mt Gold Major 1996

Comments on the reserve resource information

  • Q-MATRIX 1 COL 1 DATA FOR USE IN THE 1993 PROPERTY EVALUATION.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 1220100107

Bibliographic references

  • Reserve-Resource

    CANADIAN MINES HANDBOOK, 1996-97, PP. 348, 487.

  • Deposit

    CANADIAN MINES HANDBOOK, 1992-93, P 197.

  • Deposit

    INTERNATIONAL CORONA CORP., 1991 ANNUAL REPORT, P11.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 27-JUN-97 Porter, Kenneth E. U.S. Bureau of Mines