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Northern Vancouver Island Reanalysis Project, 2012

Project Description

As part of the 2012 Northern Vancouver Island Exploration Geoscience Project and in co-operation with the British Columbia Geological Survey, 433 till samples from surveys carried out in1991, 1993 and 1994 in NTS 92L/5, 6, /11 and /12 were retrieved for reanalysis by an ultra-trace aqua-regia digestion ICP-MS technique for 53 elements.

The data are published in Geoscience BC Report 2013-12.

Survey History

1Till sampling survey, NTS 92L/5, 6, 11, 12, northern Vancouver Island, 1991, 1993 and 1994. (more)

Project Funding

Funding was provided by Geoscience BC and the Island Coastal Economic Trust (ICET).  The ICET was created by the Government of BC in 2006, through the North Island- Coast Development Initiative Trust Act, to support economic development initiatives on central and northern Vancouver Island and the Sunshine Coast (see

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