Survey Metadata




Till sampling survey, NTS 31F/4, Bancroft area, southern Ontario, 1978-1979.

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Survey Description

44 till samples and 23 glaciofluvial sand samples were collected in the Bancroft area, southern Ontario in 1978 and 1979.  The data are published in Ontario Geological Survey Report 262.

Data Description:

Paper report.

Quantities Analysed:

<0.038 mm, 0.063-0.25 mm, and 0.25-1.00 mm fractions analyzed after HNO3-Hf digestion by AAS for 9 elements and by XRF for U and Th.

Geochem Maps Available:

Proportional symbol maps show the dispersal of elements.

Other Analyses:

Grain size (<2 mm); carbonate (Chittick); pebble lithologies; grain-size (<2 mm).

Publication History

Index Publication
1 Barnett, P.J. (1989). Quaternary geology of the Bancroft area, southern Ontario. Ontario Geological Survey Report 262. (more)

Project History

Index Year Project
1 1992-1995 East central Saskatchewan till and soil sampling survey, 1992-1994 (more)

Geographic Extent

Minimum Latitude Maximum Latitude Minimum Longitude Maximum Longitude
45° 45.25° -78° -77.5°

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

  • Covers NTS 31F/4, the Bancroft area, southern Ontario.  The town of Bancroft is located in the southwest part of the study area.


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