Plouffe, A.; Levson, V.M.; Stumpf, A.J.
Nechako NATMAP, central British Columbia, 1995-2000
The Nechako NATMAP Project was initiated in 1995 by the British Columbia Geological Survey Branch and the Geological Survey of Canada, together with researchers in universities and industry. Both agencies coordinated the project and funded component activities. The project was financially augmented by the Geological Survey of Canada's National Mapping Program (NATMAP). The project area covered NTS 93F, 93K and parts of 93G, 93L, 93M and 93N in central British Columbia. Studies of the Babine porphyry copper belt were carried out in this project, including detailed work on porphyry-related copper properties.
The Nechako NATMAP Project addressed the problem of a limited geological database for the central Canadian Cordillera, a situation which hampered mineral exploration. Some activities carried out in the project include bedrock and surficial geology mapping, geophysical surveys, mineral deposit studies as well as drift prospecting and lake geochemistry.
|Nechako River||93F||1996 - 1997||GSC OF 3687|
|Tetachuck Lake, Marilla||93F/5, 12||1997 - 1998||BCGS OF 2002-11|
|Nechako River||93F||multiple||GSC OF 4166*|
|Nechako River, Manson River, Fort Fraser||93F, K, N||multiple||GSC OF 2270**|
|Babine porphyry belt, detailed studies||93M/1, 93L/16||1995||BC MEMPR Paper 1996-1|
|Babine porphyry belt, detailed studies||93M/1,2,7,8 93L/16||1996||BC MEI Paper 1997-1|
|Babine porphyry copper belt||93L/9, 16; 93M/1, 2, 7, 8||1995 and 1996||BCGS Bulletin 110 (includes samples from the area that were collected in the Interior Plateau Project)|
*GSC OF 4166 compiles all published and unpublished data from the Nechako River map area (93F) collected by the GSC and the BCGS, including data collected under the Interior Plateau Project.
** Samples collected by A. Plouffe (GSC) in both this project and the Interior Plateau Project were published in Geological Survey of Canada Open File 2270:
|Collection Year||NTS Sheet||Number of Sites||Survey|
|1990||093K||71||NTS 93K, N;1990-1991|
|1991||093K||109||NTS 93K, N;1990-1991|
|1991||093N||117||NTS 93K, N;1990-1991|
|1992||093K||12||NTS 93K, N;1992-1994|
|1992||093N||36||NTS 93K, N;1992-1994|
|1993||093K||148||NTS 93K, N;1992-1994|
|1993||093N||191||NTS 93K, N;1992-1994|
|1994||093K||20||NTS 93K, N;1992-1994|
|1994||093N||1||NTS 93K, N;1992-1994|
|1996||093F||186||NTS 93F, (K, N) ;1996-1999|
|1996||093K||1||NTS 93F, (K, N) ;1996-1999|
|1997||093F||150||NTS 93F, (K, N) ;1996-1999|
|1997||093K||2||NTS 93F, (K, N) ;1996-1999|
|1997||093N||13||NTS 93F, (K, N) ;1996-1999|
|1998||093F||88||NTS 93F, (K, N) ;1996-1999|
|1999||093K||6||NTS 93F, (K, N) ;1996-1999|
|1999||093N||8||NTS 93F, (K, N) ;1996-1999|
|1||Till sampling survey, NTS 93L/9, 16, 93M/1, 2, 7, 8, Babine porphyry belt, British Columbia, 1995-1996. (more)|
|2||Till sampling survey, NTS 93F/5, 12, 93K/12, central British Columbia, 1997-1998. (more)|
|3||Till sampling survey, NTS 93L/16, 93M/01, Babine Porphyry Belt, Nechako Plateau, central British Columbia, 1995. (more)|
|4||Till sampling survey, Babine Porphyry Belt, NTS 93L/16, 93M/1,2,7,8, Nechako Plateau, central British Columbia, 1996. (more)|
|5||Till sampling survey, NTS 93F, central British Columbia, 1996-1999. (more)|
The Geological Survey of Canada and the British Columbia Geological Survey Branch, together with researchers in university and industry initiated Nechako NATMAP, a scientific mapping program in central British Columbia.
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