Survey Metadata




Till sampling, NTS 64M, northeast Saskatchewan, 2001.

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External Links

Index Link
Saskatchewan Geological Survey Databases ( LinkID=752 more)
DF 21 – rock and till geochemistry of the Bonokoski Lake area (part of Phelps Lake Project)

Survey Description

Approximately 107 till samples were collected in the Bonokoski Lake area of northeast Saskatchewan in 2001.  Bedrock and boulder samples were also collected.  A summary of the work can be found in Saskatchewan Miscellaneous Report 2001-4.2, in Summary of Investigations 2001, Volume 2.  The data can be found in Saskatchewan Economy Data File DF 21.

Data Description:

Paper; diskette

Quantities Analysed:

<0.063 mm fraction of till analyzed for 55 elements (major and traces) by ICP-AES after digestion by three acid (HF/HNO3/HClO4) total digestion or after a partial HNO3/HCl digestion; Au by fire assay/ICP; U by fluorometry after a HNO3/HCl digestion.

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Other Analyses:

Gold grain counts and descriptions, texture of the <2.00 mm fraction of till.

Publication History

Index Publication
1 Campbell, J.E. (2001). Phelps Lake Project: Highlights of Quaternary investigations in the Bonokoski Lake area (NTS 64M-11, -12, -13, and -14). In Summary of Investigations 2001, Volume 2. Saskatchewan Geological Survey; Miscellaneous Report 2001-4.2, p. 19-27. (more)

Project History

Index Year Project
1 2001-2002 Phelps Lake Project, northeast Saskatchewan, 2001-2002 (more)

Geographic Extent

Minimum Latitude Maximum Latitude Minimum Longitude Maximum Longitude
59.5° 60° -104° -103°

The geographic extent of the survey is defined by the following polygons:

  • Covers the northwest corner of NTS 64M (Phelps Lake), the Bonokowski Lake area in the far northeast corner of Saskatchewan.  It is bounded to the west by longitude 104°W and to the north by the SK-NT border.


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