Analytical Sample Bundle Metadata


GSC-NC-2003-McLean Kimberlite 31M/5 Ontario; Till and Weathered kimberlite sample: ODM HMC separation and sorting

Type: lab data

Bundle Description

15 till and one weathered kimberlite sample collected in 2002 up and down ice of the McLean kimberlite (NTS 31M/5) were sent to Overburden Drilling Management, Ottawa, Ontario and processed for heavy mineral concentrates (HMC). The < 1 mm sieved fraction was separated using the table shaker and methylene iodide (S.G.3.2); the 1-2 mm fraction is separated only using methylene iodide (S.G. 3.2). Weathered kimberlite samples are soaked prior to sieving and sorting.

Grain separation data are published in GSC Open File 1762.

Analytical Package Description

Laboratory: Overburden Drilling Management, Ottawa, Ontario (ODM)

Name: ODM Heavy Mineral Separation (no gold grains picked) (more)

Overburden Drilling Management grain separation and heavy mineral concentrates. The grain separation procedure corresponds to the standard ODM flow chart. Kimberlite samples are soaked prior to seiving and sorting.

Analytical Suites:

1  ODM Heavy Mineral Concentration and grain separation [#2]

Analytical Methods:

IndexColumn NameSuite OrderMethod OrderSuite RepeatQuantityUnitsDetermination Limit
1  Wt_Processed    Wt  grams  
2  Wt_OvrSize    Wt  grams  
3  Wt_100_200    Wt  grams  
4  Wt_TblFeed    Wt  grams  
5  Wt_TblConc    Wt  grams  
6  Wt_MI_Lght_1    Wt  grams  
7  Wt_MI_Hvy_1    Wt  grams  
8  Wt_MIHvyNFMTot_1    Wt  grams  
9  Wt_MIHvyNFMlt25_1    Wt  grams  
10  Wt_MIHvyNFM25_50  10    Wt  grams  
11  Wt_MIHvyNFM50_100  11    Wt  grams  
12  Wt_MIHvyNFM100_200  12    Wt  grams  
13  Wt_MIHvy_FM100_200  13    Wt  grams  
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