Survey Metadata

Till

Saskatchewan

2004

Till sampling, NTS 64E/15, 16, northeast Saskatchewan, 2004.





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Survey Description


In 2004, till samples were collected at 137 sites in northeast Saskatchewan near MacKenzie Lake, Zengle Lake and Crane Island, an area referred to as the NW Reindeer Lake area.  They were spaced 1 to 2 km where accessibility allowed.  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:

None.

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): Peter Lake Domain Project: till geochemistry and textural analyses for NW Reindeer Lake area (parts of 64E /10, 15 and 16). In Summary of Investigations 2004, Volume 2. Saskatchewan Geological Survey, Saskatchewan Industry and Resources, Miscellaneous Report 2004-4.2, CD-ROM, Paper A-5, 19 p. (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
57.7626° 58.0005° -102.8149° -102.1866°

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

  • Covers part of NTS 64E/15 (Reynolds Lake), 16 (Feaviour Peninsula), the northwest Reindeer Lake area, northeast Saskatchewan.  It includes MacKenzie Lake, Zengle Lake and Crane Island and is immediately north of the Patterson Island area.

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