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Lithogeochemical survey, NTS 16E, L, M, 26H, I, Cumberland Peninsula, Baffin Island, Nunavut, 2009-2010.

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Survey Description

During the summers of 2009 and 2010, 89 gossanous rock samples were collected from surface exposures at 77 sites on Cumberland Peninsula, eastern Baffin Island, Nunavut.

The lithogeochemical and assay data can be found in Geological Survey of Canada Open File 6916.

Publication History

Index Publication
1 Sanborn-Barrie, M., Young, M. (2011). Bulk compositional data for sulfidic and gossanous rocks from Cumberland Peninsula, Baffin Island, Nunavut. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 6916, 1 CD-ROM. (more)
2 Percival, J.A., Sanborn-Barrie, M. (2013). Ultramafic cumulates east of Kingnait Fiord, Cumberland Peninsula, Nunavut: possible origin and mineral potential. Geological Survey of Canada, Current Research (Online) no. 2013-4, 19 p. (more)

Project History

Index Year Project
1 2009-2012 GEM Cumberland Peninsula Project, Nunavut, 2009-2011 (more)

Geographic Extent

Minimum Latitude Maximum Latitude Minimum Longitude Maximum Longitude
65° 67.03° -65.8° -61.4°

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

  • Covers parts of NTS 16E, L, M and 26H, I, the eastern Cumberland Peninsula, eastern Baffin Island, Nunavut.


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