Till and littoral sand survey, NTS 62P/1, Manigotagan area, eastern Manitoba, 1986-1987.
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Placer gold occurrences have been reported from Quaternary sand and gravel deposits in the Manigotagan area, eastern Manitoba. In 1986, detailed sampling was undertaken in the area and a total of 55 samples were collected at 3 sites. The sampling medium was not stated.
In 1987, 22 regional samples (9 littoral sand and 13 till samples) were collected from 21 sites in the English Brook area, located up-ice from the 1986 sampling area. Detailed sampling was carried out near the placer occurrence where an additional 62 sand samples were collected from 21 backhoe pits.
A summary of the work can be found in Manitoba Energy and Mines, Report of Activities 1986 and 1987.
|1||Nielsen, E. (1986). A preliminary investigation of Quaternary placer gold in the Manigotagan area. In Manitoba Energy and Mines, Geological Services, Mines Branch, Report of Field Activities 1986 p. 131-132. (more)|
|2||DiLabio, R.N.W., Kaszycki, C.A. (1987). Drift prospecting program (project C.4.1.2). I n Manitoba Energy and Mines, Minerals Division, Report of Field Activities 1987, p. 173. (more)|
|3||Nielsen, E., DiLabio, R.N.W. (1987). Investigations of the Quaternary placer gold occurrences in the Manigotagan area. In Manitoba Energy and Mines, Geological Services, Mines Branch, Report of Field Activities 1987 p. 110-112. (more)|
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The geographic extent of the survey is defined by the following polygons:
Covers part of NTS 62P/1 (English Brook), eastern Manitoba. Highway 304 runs east-west through the southern part of the study area and English Lake is located approximately 1 km northeast of its northeast corner.
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