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Open File 1216



Open File:  1216
Previous OF publication(s):  
Province / Territory:  British Columbia
Funding Source:  Federal and Provincial
Year of Collection:  1985

Survey Type:  Regional Stream Survey
# Lake sites:  0
# Stream sites:  1088
Survey Area:  14424 km²
NTS Sheet(s):  093J

The regional stream survey for central British Columbia (NTS 93J) was conducted during the summer of 1985.

This report presents analytical and statistical data for 19 elements in stream sediments from 1, 088 sample sites, collected at an average density of one sample per 13.3 km². Loss-on-ignition in sediments, and uranium, fluoride, and pH values in waters from these sites are included in this report.

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Analytical Data

Sediments
variablemethoddetection limityear of analysis
AntimonyHY-AAS0.2 ppm1985
ArsenicHY-AAS1 ppm1985
BariumAAS40 ppm1985
CadmiumAAS0.2 ppm1985
CobaltAAS2 ppm1985
CopperAAS2 ppm1985
FluorineISE40 ppm1985
IronAAS0.02 pct1985
LeadAAS2 ppm1985
Loss-on-ignitionGRAV1 pct1985
ManganeseAAS5 ppm1985
MercuryCV-AAS10 ppb1985
MolybdenumAAS2 ppm1985
NickelAAS2 ppm1985
SilverAAS0.2 ppm1985
TinHY-AAS1 ppm1985
TungstenCOL2 ppm1985
UraniumNADNC0.5 ppm1985
VanadiumAAS5 ppm1985
ZincAAS2 ppm1985
Waters
variablemethoddetection limityear of analysis
FluorideISE20 ppb1985
UraniumLIF0.05 ppb1985
pHGCM 1985

Acknowledgements:

The reconnaissance surveys were undertaken by the Geological Survey of Canada in conjunction with the British Columbia Ministry of Energy Mines and Petroleum Resources under a letter of understanding for a cooperative project.

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

W.M. Johnson directed the British Columbia Ministry of Energy Mines and Petroleum Resources activities.

Collection:
Contractor and supervisor details for sample collection
CategoryResponsible Party
Contractor:Hi-Tec Resource Management Ltd., Vancouver, BC
Supervisor:A. Boronowski, BCMEMPR
Preparation:
Contractor and supervisor details for sample preparation
CategoryResponsible Party
Contractor:Golder Associates, Ottawa, ON
Supervisor:J.J. Lynch, GSC
Analysis:
Contractor and supervisor details for sample preparation
CategoryResponsible Party
Contractor:Barringer Magenta Ltd., Rexdale, ON Barringer Magenta (Alberta), Ltd., Calgary, AB
Supervisor:J.J. Lynch, GSC

Other information:

1 of 3 B.C. Open Files released in 1986

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