Survey Metadata


Newfoundland and Labrador


Till sampling, NTS 12H/10, 15, northeastern Newfoundland, 2002.

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Survey Description

355 till samples were collected in 2002 in the White Bay area of northeastern Newfoundland.  Sampling density was approximately 1 sample per 4 km2 for most of the area.  The data are published in Newfoundland Department of Mines and Energy Open File NFLD 2823.

Data Description:

Paper and digital report and data files (available on-line).

Quantities Analysed:

<0.063 mm fraction by AAS after nitric acid digestion for Ag and Rb, by ICP-ES after HF-HCl-HClO4 digestion for 30 elements; by INAA for 35 elements.

Geochem Maps Available:

Proportional symbol plots show the distribution of 14 elements and % LOI.

Other Analyses:


Publication History

Index Publication
1 McCuaig, S. (2003). Till geochemistry of the White Bay area Newfoundland and Labrador Department of Mines and Energy, Open File NFLD/2823, 127 p. (more)

Project History

Index Year Project
1 2002-2003 Northeastern Newfoundland till sampling survey carried out in 2002 (more)

Geographic Extent

Minimum Latitude Maximum Latitude Minimum Longitude Maximum Longitude
49.5° 50° -57° -56.5°

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

  • Covers NTS 12H/10 (Hampden) and 12H/15 (Jackson’s Arm) in the White Bay area, northeastern Newfoundland.  It is bounded to the northeast by White Bay.  The cities of Hampden, Jackson's Arm and Westport lie within the study area.


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