Survey Metadata

Till, Indicator minerals

Ontario

1999

Till sampling 52B/9, 10, northwestern Ontario, 1999.





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Survey Description


Till and humus samples were collected in 1999 in the western part of the Shebandowan Greenstone Belt, northwestern Ontario.  The data are published in Ontario Geological Survey Open File Report 6012.

Data Description:

Paper report with selected elements in data lists; complete digital data released as MRD-50 (Miscellaneous Release-Data 50).

Quantities Analysed:

<0.063 mm fraction by INAA for 35 elements; by fire ass/ICP-MS for Pt, Pd, and Au, by ICP-OES after aqua regia for 25 elements and ICP-MS after aqua regia for 29 elements.

Geochem Maps Available:

Proportional symbol maps showing dispersal of selected elements.

Other Analyses:

Heavy mineral concentrate for gold grains, kimberlite indicator minerals and metamorphic/magmatic massive sulphide indicator minerals.

Publication History

Index Publication
1 Bajc, A.F. (2000). Results of regional till sampling in the western part of the Shebandowan greenstone belt, northwestern Ontario. Ontario Geological Survey Open File Report 6012, 82p. (more)
2 Bajc, A.F. (2000). Till compositional database, western part of the Shebandowan greenstone belt, northwestern Ontario. Ontario Geological Survey, Miscellaneous Release Data 50. (more)
3 Bajc, A.F., Crabtree, D.C. (2001). Results of regional till sampling for kimberlite and base metal indicator minerals, Shebandowan greenstone belt, northwestern Ontario. Ontario Geological Survey Open File Report 6046, 64 p. (more)
4 Bajc, A.F., Crabtree, D.C. (2001). Till compositional database, kimberlite and base metal indicator minerals, Shebandowan greenstone belt, northwestern Ontario. Ontario Geological Survey, Miscellaneous Release Data 69. (more)

Project History

Index Year Project
1 1998-2000 Shebandowan Greenstone Belt, northwestern Ontario till and soil sampling surveys, 1998 and 1999 (more)

Geographic Extent

Minimum Latitude Maximum Latitude Minimum Longitude Maximum Longitude
48.5° 48.75° -91° -90°

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

  • Covers parts of NTS 52B/9 (Shebandowan) and 52B/10 (Burchell Lake) in the western part of the Shebandowan greenstone belt, northwestern Ontario.  The Trans-Canada Highway runs east-west through the centre of the study area which is located approximately 25 km south of the centre of Lac des Mille Lacs.

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