NGR Open Files

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Open File 0420

Open File:  0420
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:  642
Survey Area:  7466 km²
NTS Sheet(s):  106E, 106L, 116H, 116I

The regional stream survey for north central Yukon (NTS 106E, 106L, 116H, 116I) was conducted during the summer of 1976.

This report presents analytical data for 12 elements in stream sediments, uranium, fluoride, and pH values in waters from these sites are included in this report. Samples were collected from 642 sites, at an average density of one sample per 11.6 km². For complete field observations refer to G.S.C. Paper 74 - 52.

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Analytical Data

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 1976
ZincAAS2 ppm1976
variablemethoddetection limityear of analysis
FluorideISE20 ppb1976
UraniumFLU0.05 ppb1976
pHGCM 1976


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.

Contractor and supervisor details for sample collection
CategoryResponsible Party
Contractor:GSC Staff
Supervisor:W.D. Goodfellow
Contractor and supervisor details for sample preparation
CategoryResponsible Party
Contractor:Golder Associates, Ottawa, ON
Supervisor:J.J. Lynch
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:

Sediment samples were reanalyzed in 1995 by INAA for Au plus 25 additional elements. The reanalysis was carried out for the purposes of land use planning and results remained confidential until 2002, when the data were released by the Yukon Territorial Government.

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