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Till sampling survey, NTS 41P/10, 11, 14, Shining Tree area, Ontario, 1986-1989.

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Survey Description

A total of 203 till samples were collected in 1986-1989 in the Shining Tree area of Ontario (NTS 41P/10, 11, 14).  The data are published in Ontario Geological Survey Open File Report 5810.

Data Description:

Paper report.

Quantities Analysed:

<0.063 mm fraction of till from 1989 by AAS for 14 elements and by ICP-AES for 9 elements; till from 1986 and 1987 by AAS for 17 elements, and by XRF for Rb and Sr.

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Other Analyses:

Grain size (<2 mm) and carbonate by Chittick); heavy mineral concentrate for point counts; pebble lithologies.

Publication History

Index Publication
1 Alcock, P.W. (1991). Quaternary geology of the Shining Tree area. Ontario Geological Survey Open File Report 5810. (more)

Project History

Index Year Project
1 1986-1991 Shining Tree Project, Ontario, till sampling survey carried out in 1986-1989 (more)

Geographic Extent

Minimum Latitude Maximum Latitude Minimum Longitude Maximum Longitude
47.5° 48° -81.5° -80.5°

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

  • Covers NTS 41P/11 (Shining Tree), 41P/14 (Sinclair Lake) and 41P/10 (Gowganda) within the provincial districts of Sudbury and Timiskaming, Ontario.  It is an L-shaped area located approximately 140km north of Sudbury, Ontario.


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