NGR Open Files

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Open File 3889

Open File:  3889
Previous OF publication(s):  
Province / Territory:  New Brunswick
Funding Source:  Provincial
Year of Collection:  1999

Survey Type:  Regional Stream Survey
# Lake sites:  0
# Stream sites:  767
Survey Area:  2020 km²
NTS Sheet(s):  021O/12, 021O/13

The regional stream survey for northwest New Brunswick (NTS 21O/12 and 21O/13) was conducted during the summer of 1999.

This report presents analytical and statistical data for 35 elements in stream sediments from 767 sample sites, collected at an average density of one sample per 2.6 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 3889
legend to accompany location map for Open File

Analytical Data

variablemethoddetection limityear of analysis
AntimonyINAA0.1 ppm1999
ArsenicINAA0.5 ppm1999
BariumINAA50 ppm1999
BromineINAA0.5 ppm1999
CadmiumAAS0.2 ppm1999
CeriumINAA5 ppm1999
CesiumINAA0.5 ppm1999
ChromiumINAA20 ppm1999
CobaltAAS2 ppm1999
CobaltINAA5 ppm1999
CopperAAS2 ppm1999
EuropiumINAA1 ppm1999
GoldINAA2 ppb1999
Gold (1st Split)INAA2 ppb1999
Gold (2nd Split)INAA2 ppb1999
HafniumINAA1 ppm1999
IronAAS0.02 pct1999
IronINAA0.2 pct1999
LanthanumINAA2 ppm1999
LeadAAS2 ppm1999
Loss-on-ignitionGRAV1 pct1999
LutetiumINAA0.2 ppm1999
ManganeseAAS5 ppm1999
MercuryCV-AAS10 ppb1999
MolybdenumAAS2 ppm1999
NickelAAS2 ppm1999
RubidiumINAA5 ppm1999
SamariumINAA0.1 ppm1999
ScandiumINAA0.2 ppm1999
SilverAAS0.2 ppm1999
SodiumINAA0.02 pct1999
TantalumINAA0.5 ppm1999
TerbiumINAA0.5 ppm1999
ThoriumINAA0.2 ppm1999
TinSX-AAS1 ppm1999
TungstenINAA1 ppm1999
UraniumINAA0.2 ppm1999
VanadiumAAS5 ppm1999
YtterbiumINAA1 ppm1999
ZincAAS2 ppm1999
variablemethoddetection limityear of analysis
FluorideISE20 ppb1999
UraniumLIF0.05 ppb1999
pHGCM 1999


The Geological Surveys Branch of the New Brunswick Department of Natural Resources and Energy (NB DNRE) funded this reconnaissance survey.

Toon Pronk directed the survey, coordinating the Branch field activities of New Brunswick Geological Surveys staff.

P.W. Friske directed the open file preparation.

Contractor and supervisor details for sample collection
CategoryResponsible Party
Contractor:Precise Surveys Ltd., Lyttleton, N.B.
Supervisor:Toon Pronk (NB DNRE)
Contractor and supervisor details for sample preparation
CategoryResponsible Party
Contractor:Overburden Drilling Management Ltd., Nepean, Ontario
Supervisor:P.W.B. Friske (GSC)
Contractor and supervisor details for sample preparation
CategoryResponsible Party
Contractor:Becquerel Laboratories Ltd.Streetsville, Ontario CanTech Laboratories Inc., Calgary, Alberta
Supervisor:P.W.B. Friske (GSC)

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