Mining Methods at Britannia, British Columbia

MANY articles have been written about the various operations of Britannia mines and mill, as well as treatises on the geology and ore deposits. A partial list of these papers is given below(1). Most of these papers have covered well the history of Britannia, and have included a thorough discussion of the geology and ore deposits; therefore, in this paper, no account of these subjects. is necessary. However, a short description of the ore deposits will be given as an aid to a clear understanding of the descriptions of the various mining methods.
Keywords: Britannia Ores, rill, schist, stope, Mine, Mines, mining, Ore, Ores, stope, stopes
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