Survey Metadata

Soil, Till

New Brunswick

1986

Till sampling survey, NTS 21O/10, northern New Brunswick, 1986.





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Survey Description


Till (C-horizon) and B-horizon samples were collected in the Upsalquitch Forks area in northern New Brunswick in 1986.  The data are published in New Brunswick Department of Natural Resources and Energy Geological Notes Series P.M. 87-47.

Data Description:

Paper report and maps.  No data listings.

Quantities Analysed:

<0.063 mm fraction of C-horizon till by AAS for 9 elements; by colourimetry for Sb and Mo; by FA-INAA for Au.  B-horizon samples only for Au by FA-INAA.

Geochem Maps Available:

Maps showing element value (as a number) at each site.

Other Analyses:

Pebble lithology.

Publication History

Index Publication
1 Pronk, A.G. (1986). Surficial geology and geochemistry of Upsalquitch Forks (NTS 21O/10). In Eleventh Annual Review of Activities, Project Résumés 1986, S.A. Abbott (ed.). New Brunswick Department of Natural Resources and Energy, Information Circular 86-2, p.65-67. (more)
2 Pronk, A.G. (1987). Surficial geology and till geochemistry of the Upsalquitch Forks (21 O/10) map area (with emphasis on gold distribution in tills). ). New Brunswick Department of Natural Resources, Geological Surveys Branch Geological Notes Series PM 87-47. (more)
3 Pronk, A.G., Burton, D.M. (1988). Till geochemistry as a technique for gold exploration in northern New Brunswick. Canadian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (CIM) Bulletin, v. 81, p. 90-98. (more)
4 Pronk, A.G., Lamothe, M. (1988). Quaternary geology, till geochemistry and gold exploration in northern New Brunswick. In Prospecting in Areas of Glaciated Terrain – 1988, D.R. MacDonald, K.A. Mills (eds). Proceedings of a Symposium sponsored by the Geology Division of the Canadian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, Halifax, N.S., August 28-September 3, 1988, p. 81-101. (more)
5 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)
6 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)
7 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)

Project History

Index Year Project
1 1985-1989 Northern New Brunswick soil and till surveys, 1985-1989 (more)
2 2007-2009 New Brunswick Data Levelling Project (more)

Geographic Extent

Minimum Latitude Maximum Latitude Minimum Longitude Maximum Longitude
47.5° 47.75° -67° -66.5°

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

  • Covers NTS 21O/10, Upsalquitch Forks map area, northern New Brunswick.  Highway 180 runs east-west through most of the southern part of the study area.

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