Project Metadata

Utting, D.J.

2006-2007

Southwest Baffin Integrated Geoscience Project (SWBIG), Foxe Peninsula, SW Baffin Island, Nunavut, 2006.



Project Description

A surficial mapping and till sampling program on Foxe Peninsula, SW Baffin Island was carried out in 2006. This study is part of the Southwest Baffin Integrated Geoscience Project (SWBIG) — a multidisciplinary project intended to improve the mineral exploration potential of the region. Till samples were collected for geochemistry, kimberlite indicator mineral analysis, metamorphic or magmatic massive sulphide indicator mineral (MMSIM) and heavy mineral concentrate (HMC) analyses.

The data are published in GSC Open File 5614.

Survey History

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1Till sampling survey, Foxe Peninsula, NTS 36A, B, G, H, southwest Baffin Island, Nunavut, 2006. (more)

Project Funding

Geological Survey of Canada - Northern Resources Development Program; Canada-Nunavut Geoscience Office using funding from the Government of Nunavut and Indian and Northern Affairs Canada's Strategic Investments in Northern Economic Development (SINED) program); Polar Continental Shelf Project; university partners

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