Survey Metadata

Till

Newfoundland and Labrador

1986

Till sampling survey, NTS 13/J, K, east central Labrador, 1986.





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Survey Description


Approximately 350 till samples were collected in 1986 in the Melody Lake area, east central Labrador.  The data are published in Newfoundland Department of Mines and Energy Open File Lab/0860.

Data Description:

Paper maps with margin notes.

Quantities Analysed:

<0.063 mm fraction by AAS after a HNO3 digestion and HCl leach for 11 elements; by ICP-AES for 10 elements and for U by delayed NA.

Geochem Maps Available:

Maps 91-17 to 91-37 (computer contour) show sample locations and distribution of 20 elements.

Publication History

Index Publication
1 Batterson, M.J. (1991). Till geochemistry of the Melody Lake area (13J/12 and 13K/9), Labrador. Newfoundland Department of Mines and Energy Open File Lab/0860. (more)
2 Batterson, M.J., Taylor, D.M. (2004). Till geochemistry of the Melody and Moran Lake areas, Central Mineral Belt, Labrador (NTS map sheets 13J/12, 13K/7, 13K/9, 13K/10). Newfoundland Department of Mines and Energy, Geological Survey, Open File LAB/1392. (more)

Project History

Index Year Project
1 1986-1991 Central Labrador till sampling surveys carried out in 1986 and 1987 (more)

Geographic Extent

Minimum Latitude Maximum Latitude Minimum Longitude Maximum Longitude
54.5° 54.75° -60.5° -59.5°

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

  • Covers NTS 13K/9 (West Micmac Lake) and 13J/12 (no title) in the Melody Lake area, east central Labrador.  Its centre is located approximately 95 km north of Lake Melville.

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