Till sampling, NTS 55M, 65P, Baker Lake area, Nunavut, 1975-1976.
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More than 2000 samples were collected in 1975 and 1976 in the Baker Lake area, Nunavut. The data were published in GSC Open File 1335. The samples were reanalyzed using improved analytical methods and republished in GSC Open File 3243. A Quaternary framework for drift prospecting in the area was published in GSC Bulletin 485.
Paper report and paper maps (OF 1335); Paper report and 4 diskettes (ASCII, dBase3.0 and Excel 3.0) (OF 3243).
<0.063 mm fraction by ICP-AES after hot nitric-aqua regia digestion for 31 elements; by INAA for 34 elements (OF 3243).
Geochem Maps Available:
Proportional dot maps showing regional distribution of U, Au, Ag, As, Hg, Cu, Pb, Zn, Ni, Cr, Ba, Fe Mg, V, and Sr (OF 3243).
|1||Klassen, R.A., Burns, R.K. (1986). Till geochemistry, Baker Lake, District Of Keewatin. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1335. (more)|
|2||Klassen, R.A. (1995). Drift composition and glacial dispersal trains, Baker Lake area, District of Keewatin, Northwest Territories. Geological Survey of Canada, Bulletin 485, 73 p. (more)|
|3||Klassen, R.A., Knight, R.D. (1996). Till geochemistry of the Baker Lake area, District of Keewatin, Northwest Territories. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 3243. (more)|
|4||Klassen, R.A. (2001). The interpretation of background variation in regional geochemical surveys; an example from Nunavut, Canada. Geochemistry: Exploration, Environment, Analysis, v. 1, p. 163-173. (more)|
This ZIP file contains a copy of the data diskette originally released with GSC Open File 3243.
This ZIP file contains a copy of the data diskette originally released with GSC Open File 1335.
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The geographic extent of the survey is defined by the following polygons:
Covers parts of NTS 55M, 65P in the Baker Lake area, Nunavut.
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