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Distribution of Uranium and Thorium Occurrences in Canada, Compiled by N. Prasad

This report presents summarized information for 1756 uranium and/or thorium occurrences in Canada extracted from the computer-processable uranium-CANMINDEX file. This file incorporates information from National Mineral Inventory (NMI) as well as other sources. Data presented for each occurrence consist of the name(s), location, geological type, character of mineralization, status of development and as many as three references.

A 1:5 000 000 scale geological map of Canada is included, on which 340 selected occurrences are plotted using separate symbols representing the different geological types. Grade and tonnage figures are not included.

This open file is available for viewing in hard copy only at all Geological Suvey libraries. The complete open file is available for purchase in hard copy only at the user’s expense from: Resident Geologist’s Office, Department of Indian and Northern Affairs, 200 Range Road, Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 3V1, Resident Geologist’s Office, Department of Indian and Northern Affairs, P.O. Box 1500, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, X1A 2R3; and Riley’s Data Share International Limited, P.O. Box 6730, Station D, Calgary, Alberta T2P 2V8.

The list of 1756 uranium and thorium occurrences in Canada (LIST-1) may be purchased in digital form as well as the completer open file in hard copy from Campbell Reproductions, 880 Wellington Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1R 6K7. LIST-1 is also available in digital form from the Director, Computer Science Centre, Department of Energy, Mines and Resources, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0E8.


{#888, March 1981 circular}


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