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Open File RGS 47

Open File:  RGS 47
Previous OF publication(s):  
Province / Territory:  British Columbia
Funding Source:  Provincial
Year of Collection:  1997

Survey Type:  Regional Stream Survey
# Lake sites:  0
# Stream sites:  1008
Survey Area:  13716 km²
NTS Sheet(s):  094C

British Columbia Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources (BCMEMPR) Regional Geochemical Survey (RGS) 47 presents analytical and statistical data for 37 variables in stream sediments from 909 sample sites. Uranium, fluoride, sulphate and pH values in waters from these sites are also included in this report.

Analytical Data

variablemethoddetection limityear of analysis
AntimonyHY-AAS0.2 ppm1997
AntimonyINAA0.1 ppm1997
ArsenicHY-AAS0.5 ppm1997
ArsenicINAA0.5 ppm1997
BariumINAA50 ppm1997
BismuthHY-AAS0.2 ppm1997
BromineINAA0.5 ppm1997
CadmiumAAS0.2 ppm1997
CeriumINAA3 ppm1997
CesiumINAA1 ppm1997
ChromiumINAA5 ppm1997
CobaltAAS2 ppm1997
CobaltINAA1 ppm1997
CopperAAS2 ppm1997
FluorineISE40 ppm1997
GoldINAA2 ppb1997
HafniumINAA1 ppm1997
IronAAS0.02 pct1997
IronINAA0.01 pct1997
LanthanumINAA0.5 ppm1997
LeadAAS2 ppm1997
Loss-on-ignitionGRAV0.1 pct1997
LutetiumINAA0.05 ppm1997
ManganeseAAS5 ppm1997
MercuryCV-AAS10 ppb1997
MolybdenumAAS1 ppm1997
MolybdenumINAA1 ppm1997
NickelAAS2 ppm1997
NickelINAA10 ppm1997
RubidiumINAA15 ppm1997
SamariumINAA0.1 ppm1997
ScandiumINAA0.1 ppm1997
SeleniumHY-AAS0.2 ppm1997
SilverAAS0.2 ppm1997
SodiumINAA0.01 pct1997
TantalumINAA0.5 ppm1997
TerbiumINAA0.5 ppm1997
ThoriumINAA0.2 ppm1997
TungstenINAA1 ppm1997
UraniumINAA0.5 ppm1997
VanadiumAAS5 ppm1997
YtterbiumINAA0.2 ppm1997
ZincAAS2 ppm1997
variablemethoddetection limityear of analysis
FluorideISE20 ppb1997
SulphateTURB1 ppm1997
UraniumLIF0.05 ppb1997
pHGCM 1997


The 1997 survey of the Mesilinka River, British Columbia map sheet (NTS 94C) was managed and funded by the BCMEMPR as part of the Regional Geochemical Survey Program.

W. Jackaman and R.E. Lett coordinated the operational activities of contract and BC MEMPR staff.

W. Jackaman monitored the field program and coordinated the production of the Open File.

Contractor and supervisor details for sample collection
CategoryResponsible Party
Contractor:McElhanney Consulting Services Ltd., Vancouver, BC
Contractor and supervisor details for sample preparation
CategoryResponsible Party
Contractor:Rossbacher Laboratories Ltd., Burnaby, BC
Contractor and supervisor details for sample preparation
CategoryResponsible Party
Contractor:CanTech Laboratories Ltd., Calgary, AB Activation Laboratories Ltd., Ancaster, ON

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