Survey Metadata




Lithogeochemical survey, NTS 42A/5, 12, part of the Abitibi Greenstone Belt, northern Ontario.

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Survey Description

Approximately 156 samples were collected in several townships in northern Ontario including Carscallen and Thorburn, part of the Abitibi Greenstone Belt.  No sampling year was given.  The data were released as part of a geological compilation of the Abitibi Greenstone Belt in Ontario Geological Survey Miscellaneous Release – Data 155.

Publication History

Index Publication
1 Ayer, J.A., Thurston, P.C., Bateman, R., Gibson, H.L., Hamilton, M.A., Hathaway, B., Hocker, S.M., Hudak, G., Lafrance, B., Ispolatov, V., MacDonald, P.J., Péloquin, A.S., Piercey, S.J., Reed, L.E., Thompson, P.H. Izumi, H. (2005). Digital compilation of maps and data from the Greenstone Architecture Project: Discover Abitibi Initiative. Ontario Geological Survey, Miscellaneous Release – Data 155 (MRD-155). (more)
2 Hillary, E.M.; Grunsky, E.C.; Adcock, S.W. (2008). Compilation of lithogeochemistry – Abitibi greenstone belt – Ontario portion. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5510, 1 CD-ROM. (more)

Project History

Index Year Project
1 2007-2010 Abitibi lithogeochemistry project, 2007-2010 (more)

Geographic Extent

Minimum Latitude Maximum Latitude Minimum Longitude Maximum Longitude
48.4399° 48.7225° -81.7088° -81.41°

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

  • Covers parts of NTS 42A/5 (Dana Lake) and 42A/12 (Kamiskotia Lake) in northern Ontario.  It covers parts of Carscallen, Thorburn, Turnbull, Bristol, Godfrey, Robb, Jamieson, Loveland and Macdiarmid Townships.  The Mattagami River runs north-south just east of the study area.

  • Covers part of NTS 42A/11 (Pamour) in Jamieson Township, northern Ontario.  It is located approximately 10 km northwest of Timmins.


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