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GSC Prairies regional till and borehole samples – heavy mineral processing

Type: lab data

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Bundle Description

Till and borehole samples collected in 1992 across the Prarie Provinces were shipped to Saskatchewan Research Council for initial sample processing.  The < 2mm size fraction was separated and sent to CF Minerals, Kelowna, BC, for heavy mineral processing and indicator mineral picking.

Sample Classification (Analytical)

IndexSample CountSurveySample TypePrep Lab MaterialControl RefUnknown SourceDuplicates count
816  Ultra-low density till and soil sampling survey, Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta, 1992. (more) Till HMC separation (SRC/ODM) No  No 

Analytical Package Description

Laboratory: Saskatchewan Research Council / ODM

Name: SRC / ODM heavy mineral concentration (more)

Saskatchewan Research Council / Overburden Drilling Management HMC separation

SRC was responsible for sample disaggregation and heavy mineral preconcentration.  ODM used heavy liquid separation to obtain the HMC.

This analytical package documents the weights recorded during the sample processing.

Analytical Suites:

1  SRC / ODM HMC separation

Analytical Methods:

IndexColumn NameSuite OrderMethod OrderSuite RepeatQuantityUnitsDetermination Limit
1  Wt_Init    Wt  grams  
2  Wt_Dry    Wt  grams  
3  Wt_gt16mm    Wt  grams  
4  Wt_8_16mm    Wt  grams  
5  Wt_4_8mm    Wt  grams  
6  Wt_2_4mm    Wt  grams  
7  Wt_gt2mm    Wt  grams  
8  Wt_lt2mm    Wt  grams  
9  Wt_lt3_2SG    Wt  grams  
10  Wt_gt3_2SG  10    Wt  grams  
11  Wt_FM  11    Wt  grams  
12  Wt_NFM  12    Wt  grams  
13  Wt_500_2000  13    Wt  grams  
14  Wt_250_500  14    Wt  grams  
15  Wt_63_250  15    Wt  grams  
16  Wt_lt63  16    Wt  grams  
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