Survey Metadata

Soil, Till, Indicator minerals

Ontario

1992

Soil and till sampling survey, NTS 52L, northwestern Ontario, 1992-1994.





Location map

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Primary Publications (see below for full list)

Index Publication
1 Morris, T.F. (1996). Geochemical and heavy mineral data, surficial sediment sampling program, Separation Lake area, northwestern Ontario. Ontario Geological Survey Open File Report 5939: MRD-21. (more)

Survey Description


Orientation surveys were carried out in the Werner Lake, Separation Lake, Helder Lake and Selwyn Lake areas in northwestern Ontario.  Regional sampling was carried out over the entire area.  B-horizon soil was collected in 1992 and humus, B-horizon soil and till were collected in 1993 and 1994.  The data are published in Ontario Geological Survey Open File Report 5939.

Kimberlite indicator mineral data are published in Ontario Geological Survey Open File Report 5934.

Data Description:

Paper report; digital data released as Ontario Geological Survey MRD-21 (Miscellaneous Release-Data 21).

Quantities Analysed:

<0.063 mm fraction of till by INAA for 33 elements and by ICP-AES for 33 elements and for humus by INAA for 27 elements.

Geochem Maps Available:

None.

Other Analyses:

<2.0 mm heavy mineral concentrate; pebble counts.

Publication History

Index Publication
1 Morris, T.F., Bajc, A., Bernier, M.A., Kaszycki, C.A., Kelly, R.I., Murray, C., Stone, D. (1995). Kimberlite heavy mineral data release. Ontario Geological Survey, Open File Report 5934, 91 p. (more)
2 Morris, T.F. (1996). Geochemical and heavy mineral data, surficial sediment sampling program, Separation Lake area, northwestern Ontario. Ontario Geological Survey Open File Report 5939: MRD-21. (more)

Project History

Index Year Project
1 1992-1996 Northwestern Ontario soil and till sampling surveys carried out in 1992, 1993 and 1994 (more)

Geographic Extent

Minimum Latitude Maximum Latitude Minimum Longitude Maximum Longitude
50.17° 50.5° -95.15° -94°

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

  • Covers NTS 52L/7 (Umfreville Lake) and 52L/8 (Separation Lake), the eastern third of NTS 52L/6 (Ryerson Lake) and part of the northern thirds of NTS 52L/2 (Whitedog Lake) and 52L/1 (Lount Lake) in northwestern Ontario.  It is bounded to the west by the Manitoba-Ontario border.

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