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Open File 1102

Open File:  1102
Previous OF publication(s):  
Province / Territory:  Newfoundland & Labrador
Funding Source:  
Year of Collection:  1984

Survey Type:  Regional Lake Survey
# Lake sites:  
# Stream sites:  0
Survey Area:  19800 km²
NTS Sheet(s):  003D, 013A, 002M, 012P

The regional lake survey for south-east Labrador (NTS 3D, 13A and parts of 2M and 12P) was conducted during the summer of 1984.

This report presents analytical and statistical data for 17 elements in lake sediments from X sample sites, collected at an average density of one sample per 13 km². Loss-on-ignition in sediments, and uranium, fluoride, and pH values in waters from these sites are included in this report.

Analytical Data

variablemethoddetection limityear of analysis
AntimonyHY-AAS0.2 ppm1984
ArsenicHY-AAS1 ppm1984
CadmiumAAS0.2 ppm1984
CobaltAAS2 ppm1984
CopperAAS2 ppm1984
FluorineISE40 ppm1984
IronAAS0.02 pct1984
LeadAAS2 ppm1984
Loss-on-ignitionGRAV1 pct1984
ManganeseAAS5 ppm1984
MercuryCV-AAS10 ppb1984
MolybdenumAAS2 ppm1984
NickelAAS2 ppm1984
SilverAAS0.2 ppm1984
TungstenCOL2 ppm1984
UraniumNADNC0.5 ppm1984
VanadiumAAS5 ppm1984
ZincAAS2 ppm1984
variablemethoddetection limityear of analysis
FluorideFT20 ppb1984
UraniumLIF0.05 ppb1984
pHGCM 1984


The reconnaissance surveys were undertaken by the Geological Survey of Canada in conjunction with the Newfoundland Department of Mines and Energy under the Canada - Newfoundland Mineral Development Agreement (1984 - 1989).

E.H.W. Hornbrook directed the survey.

P.W.B. Friske coordinated the operational activities of contract and Geological Survey of Canada staff throughout the survey.

N.G. Lund was responsible for data management and open file production.

B. Elliott carried out the data processing.

A.C. Galletta prepared the regional trend marginal map utilizing a program developed by D.J. Ellwood.

J. Yelle supervised map preparation.

Computing and plotting facilities provided by the Computer Science Centre, EMR.

Open File text was manufactured by K.G. Campbell Corporation Laser Printing, Ottawa.

Contractor and supervisor details for sample collection
CategoryResponsible Party
Contractor:Marshall Macklin Monaghan, Toronto, Ontario
Supervisor:P.W.B. Friske (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:Barringer Magenta Ltd., Rexdale, Ontario Barringer Magenta (Alberta), Ltd., Calgary, Alberta
Supervisor:J.J. Lynch (GSC)

Other information:

OF 1102 not included in OF Summary table, missing information:

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