Survey Metadata




Till sampling survey, NTS 31E/3, 6, 31D/13,14, 41A/16, Huntsville-Penetanguishene area, central Ontario, 1990 and 1991.

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Survey Description

A total of 154 surface till samples were collected in the Huntsville-Penetanguishene area, central Ontario in 1990 and 1991.  The data are published in Ontario Geological Survey Open File Report 5882.

Data Description:

Paper report.

Quantities Analysed:

<0.063 mm fraction by AAS after aqua regia for Au, Mo, Ag, Cu, Pb, Ni, Cr, Co; by AAS (hydride) after aqua regia for As and Sb and by ICP-OES after aqua regia for Zn.

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Other Analyses:

Grain size (<2 mm fraction), carbonate (<0.076 mm fraction  by Chittick)).

Publication History

Index Publication
1 Bajc, A.F. (1994). Quaternary geology of the Huntsville-Penetanguishene area, central Ontario. Ontario Geological Survey Open File Report 5882. (more)

Project History

Index Year Project
1 1990-1994 Huntsville-Penetanguishene area, central Ontario till sampling survey carried out in 1990 and 1991 (more)

Geographic Extent

Minimum Latitude Maximum Latitude Minimum Longitude Maximum Longitude
44.75° 45.5° -80.5° -79°

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

  • Covers NTS 31E/6 (Huntsville), 31E/3 (Bracebridge), 31D/14 (Gravenhurst), #1D/13 (Penetanguishene and NTS 41A/16 (Christian Island) in the Huntsville-Penetanguishene area of central Ontario.  It is a backwards L shaped area bounded to the west by Georgian Bay.


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