Survey Metadata

Soil, Till

Ontario

1994

Soil and till sampling survey, NTS 31E, L central Ontario, 1994.





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Survey Description


Humus and till samples were collected in 1994 at 43 sites centred on the Cal Graphite Mine site in Butt Township, Ontario.  The data are published in Ontario Geological Survey Open File Report 5947.

Data Description:

Paper report.

Quantities Analysed:

<0.063 mm and <0.002 mm fractions of till by ICP-OES after aqua regia digestion for 29 elements; by hydride generation AAS (aqua regia digestion) for As; by AAS (HCl-KClO3 digestion) for Sb and Bi; by cold vapour flameless AAS (HNO3-HCl digestion) for Hg; LOI.

Geochem Maps Available:

Proportional symbol maps showing distribution of Ca, Cu, Cr, Hg, Ni, Pb and Zn in till.

Publication History

Index Publication
1 Dyer, R.D., Bajc, A.F., Jackson, R.G. (1996). Multi-media geochemical baseline study in the vicinity of the CalGraphite deposit, Butt Township. Ontario Geological Survey Open File Report 5947. (more)

Project History

Index Year Project
1 1994-1996 Central Ontario soils and till sampling survey, 1994 (more)

Geographic Extent

Minimum Latitude Maximum Latitude Minimum Longitude Maximum Longitude
45.69° 45.77° -79.15° -79°

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

  • Covers parts of NTS 31E/11 and 14, an area centred on the Cal Graphite Mine site in Butt Township in central Ontario.  It straddles Algonquin Park to the east.

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