Mineral deposits of Vancouver Island Westmin Resources (Au-Ag-Cu-Pb-Zn), Island Copper (Cu-Au-Mo), Argonaut (Fe) by John Fleming

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Published by Geological Association of Canada, Victoria Section in Victoria, B.C .

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  • Geology, Economic -- British Columbia -- Congresses.,
  • Mines and mineral resources -- British Columbia -- Congresses.

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Statementby John Fleming, Richard Walker [and] Paul Wilton.
SeriesVictoria "83 field trip guidebooks -- no. 9, Victoria "83 field trip guidebooks -- field trip no. 9
ContributionsWalker, Richard., Wilton, Paul., Geological Association of Canada., Mineralogical Association of Canada., Canadian Geophysical Union
LC ClassificationsTN27B8 F64 1983
The Physical Object
Pagination41 p. :
Number of Pages41
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Open LibraryOL20799539M

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