Survey Metadata

Till

New Brunswick

1987

Till sampling survey, NTS 21O/15, 22B/1, 2, northern New Brunswick, 1987-1988.





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Survey Description


Till samples were collected in or around 1988 in the Atholville, Escuminac and Oak Bay areas in northern New Brunswick.  The data are published in New Brunswick Department of Natural Resources and Energy Geological Notes Series PM 88-10.  Some samples from this area were re-analysed and published in New Brunswick Department of Natural Resources and Energy Open File 2002-9.

Data Description:

Paper report.

Quantities Analysed:

<0.063 mm fraction by AAS after nitric-hydrochloric acid for 9 elements; by colorimetric method for Mo; by fire assay-INAA for Au, and by CV-AA after nitric acid digestion for Hg.

Geochem Maps Available:

Plates show hand-contoured data plots.

Publication History

Index Publication
1 Pronk, A.G., Parkhill, M.A. (1988). Surficial geology and till geochemistry (Au, As, Sb, Hg, Bi, Cu, Pb, Zn, Ag, Mn, Fe, Co, Ni, Mo) of Atholville (21 O/15) map area and part of Escuminac (22 B/1) and Oak Bay (22 B/2) map areas, New Brunswick. New Brunswick Department of Natural Resources, Geological Surveys Branch Geological Notes Series PM 88-10. (more)
2 Pronk, A.G., Parkhill, M.A. (1991). Location of till and soil samples in north-central New Brunswick (N.T.S. 21 O/9, 10 and 15 and parts of 22 B/1 and 2). New Brunswick Department of Natural Resources and Energy, Mineral Resources Division, Map Plate 91-25C. (more)
3 Parkhill, M.A. (1994). Surficial geology and till geochemistry in northern New Brunswick: summary of projects and current database. In Current Research 1993. S.A.A. Merlini (compiler and ed.). New Brunswick Department of Natural Resources and Energy, Minerals and Energy, Miscellaneous Report 12, p. 129-146. (more)
4 Parkhill, M.A. (1997). Surficial geology and till geochemistry in northern New Brunswick: summary of ExTech-II projects and current database. In Current Research 1996. B.M.W. Carroll (ed.). New Brunswick Department of Natural Resources and Energy, Minerals and Energy Division, Mineral Resource Report 97-4, p.201-233. (more)
5 Dickson, M.L. (2001). Drift prospecting and Quaternary geology in the Atholville and Charlo map areas, northern New Brunswick. M.Sc. thesis, University of New Brunswick. (more)
6 Dickson, M.L. (2002). Drift prospecting and Quaternary geology in the Atholville and Charlo map areas, northern New Brunswick. (NTS 21 O/15, 16. New Brunswick Department of Natural Resources, Open File 2002-9, 171p. (more)

Project History

Index Year Project
2 1985-1989 Northern New Brunswick soil and till surveys, 1985-1989 (more)
1 1989-2008 Quaternary mapping and till sampling project, northern New Brunswick, 1989-2009 (more)
3 2007-2009 New Brunswick Data Levelling Project (more)

Geographic Extent

Minimum Latitude Maximum Latitude Minimum Longitude Maximum Longitude
47.75° 48.08° -67° -66.3°

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

  • Covers NTS 21O/15 (Atholville) and parts of 22B/1 (Escuminac) and 22B/2 (Oak Bay) in northern New Brunswick.  It is bounded to the north by the Restigouche River.

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