Survey Metadata

Till

British Columbia

1995

Till sampling survey, NTS 93L/9, 16, 93M/1, 2, 7, 8, Babine porphyry belt, British Columbia, 1995-1996.





Location map

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External Links

Index Link
1
BC Geological Survey Publications Catalogue ( LinkID=738 more)
Huntley et al.’s paper in BC Geological Fieldwork 1995

Survey Description


In 1995 and 1996, a total of 937 till samples were collected at an average density of one sample per 2.5 km2 in the Babine porphyry copper belt, west central part of the Interior Plateau, British Columbia:

 

NTS Map Sheet Number of Samples
93M/1, 8; 93L/16 870
93L/9, 93M/2, 7 67

Some of these data are published in British Columbia MEMPR Open File 1997-18 (digital release) and all of the data are part of a comprehensive summary of the area published in British Columbia Geological Survey Bulletin 110.  The data are also part of a GIS compilation published in GSC OF 4356/ BCGS Open File 2001-9 and as part of a geoscience compilation published in Geological Survey of Canada Open File 5623/British Columbia MEMPR Open File 2007-10.

Data Description:

Paper report; report can be downloaded

Quantities Analysed:

<0.063 mm fraction by INAA for 35 elements and by ICP-ES after aqua regia digestion for 30 elements and by flameless AAS for Hg and for whole rock analysis for 11 oxides and LOI.

Geochem Maps Available:

Proportional symbol maps showing regional dispersal of elements.

Publication History

Index Publication
1 Huntley, D.H., Stumpf, A., Levson, V.M., Broster, B.E. (1996). Babine Porphyry Belt Project: Quaternary geology and regional till geochemistry sampling in the Old Fort Mountain (93M/01) and Fulton Lake (93L/16) map areas, British Columbia. In Geological Fieldwork 1995, A summary of field activities and current research, B. Grant, J.M. Newell (eds). British Columbia Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources, Paper 1996-1, p.45-53. (more)
2 Levson, B.M., Cook, S.J., Huntley, D.H., Stumpf, A.J., O'Brien, E.K., Hobday, J. (1997). Preliminary till geochemistry – Old Fort Mountain area (NTS 93M/1). British Columbia Geological Survey, Open File 1997-18 (digital file). (more)
3 Levson, V.M., Cook, S.J., Huntley, D.H, O’Brien, E.K, Stumpf, A.J., Weary, G. (1997b). Till geochemistry of the Old Fort Mountain area, central British Columbia (NTS 93 M/1. British Columbia Geological Survey Branch, Open File 1997-10a. (more)
4 Levson, V.M., Giles, T.R. (1997). Quaternary geology and till geochemistry studies in the Nechako and Fraser Plateaus, central British Columbia (NTS 93C/1, 8, 9, 10; F/2, 3, 7; L/16; M/1). In Interior Plateau Geoscience Project: summary of geological, geochemical and geophysical studies, L.J. Diakow. J.M. Newell (ed.). Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 3448/British Columbia Geological Survey Branch Paper 1997-2, p.121-145. (more)
5 Levson, V.M., Meldrum, D.G., Cook, S.J., Stumpf, A.J., O'Brien, E.K., Churchill, C., Coneys, A.M., Broster, B.E. (1997). Till geochemical studies in the Babine porphyry belt: regional surveys and deposit-scale studies (NTS 93L/16, M/1, M/2, M/7, M/8). In Geological Fieldwork 1996, A summary of field activities and current research, D.V. Lefebure, W.J. McMillan and J.G. McArthur (ed.). British Columbia Ministry of Employment and Investment, Paper 1997-1, p. 457-466. (more)
6 Levson, V.M. (2001). Quaternary geology of the Babine porphyry copper district; implications for geochemical exploration. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, v. 38, p. 733-749. (more)
7 Levson, V.M. (2002). Quaternary geology and till geochemistry of the Babine porphyry copper belt, British Columbia (NTS 93 L/9,16, M/1,2,7,8). British Columbia, Geological Survey Bulletin 110, 278 p. (more)
8 Struik, L.C., MacIntyre, D., Hastings, N.L. (2002). Geochemistry data, Nechako NATMAP project. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 4356/British Columbia Geological Survey, Open File 2001-9. 1 CD-ROM. (more)
9 Struik, L.C., MacIntyre, D.B., Williams, S.P. (2007). Nechako NATMAP Project: a digital suite of geoscience information for central British Columbia. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5623 / British Columbia MEMPR Open File 2007-10. (more)

Project History

Index Year Project
1 1991-1995 Interior Plateau Prorgram, British Columbia, 1991-1995 (more)
2 1995-2000 Nechako NATMAP, central British Columbia, 1995-2000 (more)

Geographic Extent

Minimum Latitude Maximum Latitude Minimum Longitude Maximum Longitude
54.62° 55.5° -126.75° -126°

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

  • Covers NTS 93L/9, 16, 93M/1, 2, 7, 8 in the Babine porphyry copper belt, west central Interior Plateau, British Columbia.  It includes the northern end of the Nechako Plateau in the Babine Lake region.  It is bounded to the northwest by the Babine River and the west arm of Babine Lake.

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