Survey Metadata




Till sampling, NTS 63E/10, 15, northeast Saskatchewan, 2003.

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Survey Description

Till samples were collected at 110 sites in the Patterson Island area, Reindeer Lake, northeast Saskatchewan.  They were spaced 1 to 2 km where accessibility was good.  Bulk till samples (~10 kg) were taken where possible from the C-horizon in pits hand dug to an average depth of 1 m.  These samples will be submitted for kimberlite and base metal indicator minerals.  A 1 kg sample was also collected from each pit for geochemical and textural analyses.  A summary of the work can be found in Saskatchewan Geological Survey Summary of Investigations 2003, Miscellaneous Report 2003-4.2.

Data Description:

Digital report on CD and web.

Quantities Analysed:

Sample analyses in progress.  Till samples will be analysed for major and trace elements plus Au.  Pt and Pd on some samples.

Geochem Maps Available:


Other Analyses:

Kimberlite and base metal indicator minerals; lithology counts on pebbles from the 6-10 mm fraction of till; gold and platinum grain counts.

Publication History

Index Publication
1 Campbell, J.E. (2004). Quaternary investigations in the Patterson Island area (parts of NTS 64E/10 and 15), Reindeer Lake, Eastern Peter Lake Domain. In Summary of Investigations 2003, Volume 2. Saskatchewan Geological Survey, Saskatchewan Industry and Resources, Miscellaneous Report 2003-4.2, CD-ROM, Paper A-7, 16p. (more)

Project History

Index Year Project
1 2002-2005 Peter Lake Domain Project, Saskatchewan, 2002-2004 (more)

Geographic Extent

Minimum Latitude Maximum Latitude Minimum Longitude Maximum Longitude
57.5° 57.75° -102.83° -102.5°

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

  • Covers parts of NTS 64E/10 (Patterson Island) and 15 (Reynolds Lake), the Patterson Island area, Reindeer Lake, northeast Saskatchewan.  It is bounded to the east by Reindeer Lake and its centre is located approximately 40 km west of the SK-MB border.


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