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Open File 0418



Open File:  0418
Previous OF publication(s):  
Province / Territory:  Yukon Territory
Funding Source:  Federal
Year of Collection:  1976

Survey Type:  Regional Stream Survey
# Lake sites:  0
# Stream sites:  600
Survey Area:  7963 km²
NTS Sheet(s):  116A, 116B, 116G, 116H

The regional stream survey for central Yukon (NTS 116A, 116B, 116G, 116H) was conducted during the summer of 1976.

This report presents analytical and statistical data for 12 elements in stream sediments from 600 sample sites. Uranium, fluoride, and pH values in waters from these sites are also included in this report.

Analytical Data

Sediments
variablemethoddetection limityear of analysis
BariumAAS40 ppm1976
CobaltAAS2 ppm1976
CopperAAS2 ppm1976
IronAAS0.02 pct1976
LeadAAS2 ppm1976
ManganeseAAS5 ppm1976
MolybdenumAAS2 ppm1976
NickelAAS2 ppm1976
SilverAAS0.2 ppm1976
TungstenCOL4 ppm1976
UraniumNADNC0.2 ppm1976
ZincAAS2 ppm1976
Waters
variablemethoddetection limityear of analysis
FluorideISE20 ppb1976
UraniumFLU0.05 ppb1976
pHGCM 1976

Acknowledgements:

The reconnaissance surveys were undertaken by the Geological Survey of Canada under the terms of the Canada - Yukon Agreement on a Federal Uranium Reconnaissance Program.

Collection:
Contractor and supervisor details for sample collection
CategoryResponsible Party
Contractor:GSC Staff
Supervisor:W.D. Goodfellow
Preparation:
Contractor and supervisor details for sample preparation
CategoryResponsible Party
Contractor:Golder Associates, Ottawa, ON
Supervisor:J.J. Lynch
Analysis:
Contractor and supervisor details for sample preparation
CategoryResponsible Party
Contractor:Chemex Labs Limited, Vancouver, BC Atomic Energy of Canada Limited (AECL), Ottawa, ON Barringer Research Ltd., Rexdale, ON (Whitehorse, YT Office) GSC Laboratories, 601 Booth St., Ottawa, ON
Supervisor:J.J. Lynch

Other information:

Data for NTS 1:50,000 map sheets 116A/11, 116A/12, 116H/3 and 116H/4 republished in Open File 519 (1978) and, with INAA reanalysis data, in Open File 2176 (1990).

Data for NTS 1:50,000 map sheets 116B/06, 116B/07, 116B/08,116B/09, 116B/10, 116B/11, 116B/16 and 116G/01 republished in Open File 520 (1978) and, with INAA reanalysis data, in Open File 2365 (1991).

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