NGR Open Files

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Open File 2038

Open File:  2038
Previous OF publication(s):  
Province / Territory:  British Columbia
Funding Source:  Federal and Provincial
Year of Collection:  1988

Survey Type:  Regional Stream Survey
# Lake sites:  0
# Stream sites:  385
Survey Area:  3939 km²
NTS Sheet(s):  092E

Geological Survey of Canada (GSC) Open File 2038 / British Columbia Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources (BCMEMPR) Regional Geochemical Survey (RGS) 21 presents analytical and statistical data for 22 elements in moss-mat sediments from 385 sample sites, collected at an average density of one sample per 10.2 km². Loss-on-ignition in sediments, and uranium, fluoride, and pH values in waters from these sites are included in this report.

location map for Open File 2038
legend to accompany location map for Open File

Analytical Data

variablemethoddetection limityear of analysis
AntimonyAAS0.2 ppm1988
ArsenicHY-AAS1 ppm1988
BariumAAS10 ppm1988
BismuthAAS0.2 ppm1988
CadmiumAAS0.2 ppm1988
ChromiumAAS5 ppm1988
CobaltAAS2 ppm1988
CopperAAS2 ppm1988
FluorineISE40 ppm1988
GoldFA-NA2 ppb1988
IronAAS0.02 pct1988
LeadAAS2 ppm1988
Loss-on-ignitionGRAV0.1 pct1988
ManganeseAAS5 ppm1988
MercuryCV-AAS10 ppb1988
MolybdenumAAS1 ppm1988
NickelAAS2 ppm1988
SilverAAS0.2 ppm1988
TinAAS1 ppm1988
TungstenCOL1 ppm1988
UraniumNADNC0.5 ppm1988
VanadiumAAS5 ppm1988
ZincAAS2 ppm1988
variablemethoddetection limityear of analysis
FluorideISE20 ppb1988
UraniumLIF0.05 ppb1988
pHGCM 1988


The regional stream survey of the Nootka Sound, British Columbia map sheet (NTS 92E) was conducted by the BCMEMPR and was funded in part by the Canada - British Columbia Mineral Development Agreement (1985-1990).

Program activities were managed by BCMEMPR staff P.F. Matysek (Program Manager), J.L. Gravel (Program Geochemist), and W. Jackaman (Program Co-ordinator).

Contracts were let to the following companies for sample collection, preparation and analysis.

Contractor and supervisor details for sample collection
CategoryResponsible Party
Contractor:McElhanney Engineering Services Ltd., Vancouver, BC
Contractor and supervisor details for sample preparation
CategoryResponsible Party
Contractor:Kamloops Research and Assay Laboratory Ltd., Kamloops, BC
Contractor and supervisor details for sample preparation
CategoryResponsible Party
Contractor:Barringer Magenta (Alberta), Ltd., Calgary, AB Chemex Labs Limited, Vancouver, BC

Other information:

Au D.L. varies (1,2,4 ppb) according to sample weight.

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