Project Metadata

Fortescue, J.A.C.


Northwestern Ontario detailed humus survey carried out in 1986

Project Description

This small-scale survey is part of a series designed to examine the feasibility of using multi-element humus geochemistry for the location of gold, base metal or platinum group element (PGE) mineralization in areas of shallow overburden on the Canadian Shield of Ontario.  The data are published in Ontario Geological Survey Map 80-800.

Survey History

1Humus sampling survey, NTS 52H/4, Lac des Iles area, northwestern Ontario, 1986. (more)

Project Funding

Ontario Ministry of Northern Development and Mines, Ontario Geological Survey

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