Survey Metadata

Till, Surficial drill core

New Brunswick

1986

Overburden drilling and till geochemistry survey, 3 areas in northern and western New Brunswick, 1986-1987.





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Survey Description


Till samples were collected from boreholes drilled in three areas: Bathurst, Grand Falls-Edmunston and Woodstock-Fredericton (St. John Valley) in New Brunswick in 1986 and 1987.  The data are published in GSC Open File 2149.

One sample from this survey was reanalyzed and published in New Brunswick Department of Natural Resources and Energy Open File 99-11.

Data Description:

Paper report; data lists on diskette (ASCII and PICT (MACDRAW) included).

Quantities Analysed:

<0.002 mm fraction by AAS for 10 elements; by colorimetric methods for As and W; by specific ion electrode for F; by XRF for Sn; by fluorometric method for U; <0.063 mm fraction by INAA for 14 elements and by CV-AAS for Hg.

Geochem Maps Available:

None.

Publication History

Index Publication
1 Lamothe, M. (1990). Overburden drilling program in the Saint John Valley and the Baie des Chaleurs coastal area of northern New Brunswick: till geochemistry and borehole logs. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 2149. (more)
2 Parkhill, M.A. (1994). Surficial geology and till geochemistry in northern New Brunswick: summary of projects and current database. In Current Research 1993. S.A.A. Merlini (compiler and ed.). New Brunswick Department of Natural Resources and Energy, Minerals and Energy, Miscellaneous Report 12, p. 129-146. (more)
3 Parkhill, M.A. (1997). Surficial geology and till geochemistry in northern New Brunswick: summary of ExTech-II projects and current database. In Current Research 1996. B.M.W. Carroll (ed.). New Brunswick Department of Natural Resources and Energy, Minerals and Energy Division, Mineral Resource Report 97-4, p.201-233. (more)
4 Seaman, A.A. (1999). Till geochemistry of the Millville (NTS 21 G/12) map area, York and Carleton counties, New Brunswick: site and geochemical data. New Brunswick Department of Natural Resources and Energy, Minerals and Energy Division, Open File 99-11, 85 p. (more)

Project History

Index Year Project
2 1985-1990 Miramichi till geochemical surveys, New Brunswick, 1985-1987 (more)
1 1990-2005 Quaternary geology and till geochemistry project, southwest and west central New Brunswick, 1995-2004 (more)

Downloadable Files

Index Description Size (bytes)
1
Raw data for GSC Open File 2149 ( FileID=635 download)
The raw data from Tables II-VII are presented in three formats - as an MS Word document, an MS Excel file, and as an MS Access database.  The raw data were obtained by scanning a paper copy of the Open File in July 2006.  In addition, the Excel and Access files contain tables with the samples’ UTM coordinates, transcribed from the paper copy.
319897
2
PDF of GSC Open File 2149 ( FileID=634 download)
This PDF file is a digital version of the paper document.  The file was produced by scanning the original publication.
1215112
3
Diskette to accompany GSC Open File 2149 ( FileID=186 download)
This ZIP file contains a copy of the data diskette originally released with GSC Open File 2149.
302235

Geographic Extent

Minimum Latitude Maximum Latitude Minimum Longitude Maximum Longitude
45.95° 47.922° -68.19° -65.588°

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

  • Covers part of NTS 21N/8 (Edmundston) just south of the Green River near the intersection with Thibodeau Brook in northwest New Brunswick.  It is approximately 12 km northeast of Edmunston.

  • Covers part of NTS 21O/4 (Grand Falls) near St. Leonard, northwest New Brunswick.  It is bounded to the southwest by the New Brunswick-Maine (U.S.A.) border.  The Saint John River flows through the area.

  • Covers parts of NTS 21O/4 (Grand Falls) near Grand Falls, northwest New Brunswick.  It is bounded to the west by the New Brunswick-Maine (U.S.A.) border.  The Saint John River flows through the area.

  • Covers parts of NTS 21O/4 (Grand Falls) and 21J/13 (Aroostook) in western New Brunswick.  It includes the intersection of Salmon River and Little Salmon River.  It is located approximately 10 km east of Grand Falls.

  • Covers part of NTS 21J/13 (Aroostook) in western New Brunswick.  It is just east of the Saint John River.  It is located approximately 15 km north of Perth.

  • Covers part of NTS 21J/12 (Perth-Andover) in western New Brunswick.  It is located just east of the Saint John River and north of the intersection with River de Chute.

  • Covers part of NTS 21J/5 (Florenceville) in western New Brunswick.  It is located south of Williamstown Lake and approximately 14 km west of Hartland.

  • Covers parts of NTS 21J/3 (Millville), 21J/4 (Woodstock), 21G/13 (Fosterville) and 21G/14 (Canterbury) in western New Brunswick.  It is located along the Saint John River and encloses the town of Woodstock.

  • Covers part of NTS 21J/3 (Millville) in western New Brunswick.  It is located at the intersection of the Saint John and Nackawic River.

  • Covers parts of NTS 21G/15 (Fredericton) and 21J/2 (Burtts Corner) in central New Brunswick.  It is located along the Keswick River and extends just south of the Saint John River.

  • Covers part of NTS 21J/2 (Burtts Corner) in central New Brunswick.  It is located along the Nashwaak River approximately 3 km south of the town of Nashwaak.

  • Covers part of NTS 21O/16 (Charlo) in northern New Brunswick.  It is located just west of where Nash Creek enters Chaleur Bay.

  • Covers part of NTS 21P/12 (Bathurst) in northeast New Brunswick.  It is located near the coast of Nepisiguit Bay, just south of the town of Nigadoo.

  • Covers part of NTS 21P/12 (Bathurst) in Northeast New Brunswick.  It is located south of the Tetagouche River and approximately 5 km west of Bathurst.

  • Covers part of NTS 21P/12 (Bathurst) in Northeast New Brunswick.  It is located between the Nepisiguit and Bass Rivers, approximately 3 km southeast of Bathurst.

  • Covers part of NTS 21P/5 (Nepisiguit Falls) in northeast New Brunswick.  It is located approximately 8 km northeast of the town of Bathurst Mines.  The Nepisiguit River flows through the area.

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