Till, Indicator minerals
Till sampling, NTS 64M, northeast Saskatchewan, 2002.
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In 2002, approximately 127 till samples were collected in the Keseechewun Lake area, northeast Saskatchewan. A summary of the work can be found in Saskatchewan Miscellaneous Report 2002-4.2, Paper A-2 in Summary of Investigations 2002, Volume 2. The data can be found in Saskatchewan Economy Data File DF 25.
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<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.
Geochem Maps Available:
Gold grain counts and descriptions; texture of the <2.00 mm fraction of till; base metal indicator minerals. Kimberlite indicator mineral data added to Saskatchewan Industry and Resources Kimberlite Indicator Mineral Database.
|1||Campbell, J.E. (2002). Phelps Lake Project: Highlights of the Quaternary investigations in the Keseechewun Lake area (NTS 64M-9, -10, -15, and -16). In Summary of Investigations 2002, Volume 2. Saskatchewan Geological Survey; Miscellaneous Report 2002-4.2, Paper A-2, 16 p. (more)|
|1||2001-2002||Phelps Lake Project, northeast Saskatchewan, 2001-2002 (more)|
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The geographic extent of the survey is defined by the following polygons:
Covers the northeast corner of NTS 64M (Phelps Lake), the Keseechewan Lake area in the far northeast corner of Saskatchewan. It is bounded to the east by the SK-MB border and to the north by the SK-NT border.
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