NGR Open Files

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Open File 0565

Open File:  0565
Previous OF publication(s):  
Province / Territory:  Yukon & Northwest Territories
Funding Source:  Federal
Year of Collection:  1978

Survey Type:  Regional Stream Survey
# Lake sites:  0
# Stream sites:  1969
Survey Area:  28739 km²
NTS Sheet(s):  117A, 117B, 117C, 117D

The regional stream survey for nort Yukon (NTS 117A, B, C, D) was conducted during the summer of 1978.

This report presents analytical and statistical data for 12 elements in stream sediments from 1,969 sample sites, collected at an average density of one sample per 14.6 km². Uranium, fluoride, and pH values in waters from these sites are included in this report.

location map for Open File 0565
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Analytical Data

variablemethoddetection limityear of analysis
BariumAAS40 ppm1978
CobaltAAS2 ppm1978
CopperAAS2 ppm1978
IronAAS0.02 pct1978
LeadAAS2 ppm1978
ManganeseAAS5 ppm1978
MolybdenumAAS2 ppm1978
NickelAAS2 ppm1978
SilverAAS0.2 ppm1978
TungstenCOL4 ppm1978
UraniumNADNC0.2 ppm1978
ZincAAS2 ppm1978
variablemethoddetection limityear of analysis
FluorideISE20 ppb1978
UraniumFLU0.05 ppb1979
pHGCM 1978


The reconnaissance surveys were undertaken by the Geological Survey of Canada under the Federal Uranium Reconnaissance Program.

E.H.W. Hornbrook directed the Geological Survey of Canada activities.

W.D. Goodfellow was responsible for planning, coordinating and supervising field operations.

Contractor and supervisor details for sample collection
CategoryResponsible Party
Contractor:Bema Industries Limited, Langley, British Columbia
Supervisor:W.D. Goodfellow (GSC)
Contractor and supervisor details for sample preparation
CategoryResponsible Party
Contractor:Golder Associates, Ottawa, Ontario
Supervisor:J.J. Lynch (GSC)
Contractor and supervisor details for sample preparation
CategoryResponsible Party
Contractor:Chemex Labs Limited, Vancouver, British Columbia Barringer Magenta Ltd., Toronto, Ontario Atomic Energy of Canada Ltd., Ottawa, Ontario
Supervisor:J.J. Lynch (GSC)

Other information:

Open File 565 (Rev. 80) includes values for uranium in water.

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