Geoscience BC Report 2015-10

Preliminary Geological Map of the TREK Project Area, Central British Columbia
- J.J. Angen, E. Westberg, C.J.R. Hart, R. Kim and M. Rahami
(Parts of NTS 093B,C,F and G)

Report Description

This map presents a draft version of the interpreted surface-of-bedrock geology of the TREK (Targeting Resources through Exploration and Knowledge) study area in British Columbia's Interior Plateau. This is a region that is widely considered to have high exploration potential yet is also considered underexplored. This is due to poorly understood bedrock geology which, in turn, is due to the masking effects of Eocene and younger basalt flows as well as glacial till. By carrying out targeted mapping during the summers of 2014 and 2015 in conjunction with processing and interpretation of geophysical data and compilation of previous mapping, we have developed a better understanding of the local bedrock geology. The improved geological map provides a valuable tool for identifying prospective regions in the TREK area, thus reducing the exploration risk. This is a draft release produced in partnership with the Mineral Deposit Research Unit at The University of British Columbia through Geoscience BC's TREK project.

Suggested Reference

Angen,J.J., Westberg,E., Hart,C.J.R, Kim,R., and Rahimi, M. (2015): Preliminary Geological Map of the TREK Project Area, Central British Columbia; Geoscience BC Map 2015-10-01, also as Geoscience BC Report 2015-10

Projects of Interest

    Geophysical Surveys

    Geochemistry

    • Geoscience BC Report 2014-10: Regional Geochemical and Mineralogical Data, TREK Project, Interior Plateau, British Columbia June 10, 2014
    • Geoscience BC Report 2014-11: Geochemical Expression in Soil and Water of Carbon Dioxide Seepages near Nazko Volcanic Cone, Interior Plateau, central BC October 15, 2014
    • Geoscience BC Report 2015-02: Investigation of Tree Sap as a Sample Medium for Regional Geochemical Exploration in Glacial Sediment Covered Terrains: A Case History from the Endako area, North-Central BC (NTS map sheets 093F/14 & /15 and 093K/02 & /03) February 16, 2015
    • Geoscience BC Report 2015-09:Geochemical Reanalysis of Archived Till Samples, TREK Project, Interior Plateau, central BC (parts of NTS 093C, 093B, 093F & 093K) May 28, 2015

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