Abstract

At the regular meeting held on March 16 Miss Catherine Schroder read an interesting paper on the Minerals of British Columbia. The speaker touched upon the minerals associated with those of economic value around Banff and Lake Louise, Alberta. She also spoke of the gold and silver locality over the boundary line in British Columbia. She described the placer mining for gold in the Caribou District of British Columbia, and mentioned the valuable lode district of southeastern British Columbia as furnishing many specimens of minerals. Lake Kootenai in this district furnishes mainly gold, lead, copper and zinc minerals. Among the minerals described and illustrated by specimens were gold, pyrargyrite, fluorite, cassiterite, galena, cerussite, siderite and molybdenite.

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