Survey Metadata

Till, Stream sediment, Esker, Indicator minerals

Northwest Territories, Nunavut

1992

Till sampling survey, Muskox Lake area, NTS 76C, NWT and Nunavut, Kennecott Exploration Canada Inc., 1992-1993.





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Survey Description


Till sampling survey was conducted in August 1992 and from July 28 to September 4, 1993  in the Muskox Lake area, NTS 76C/7, 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, Kitikmeot region, Northwest Territories and Nunavut by Kennecott Canada Inc.. A total of 270 till samples were primarily collected from mud boils.  Samples from beaches, stream sediments and eskers were also collected.

Samples were processed for indicator minerals by Orex Labs and the grains were analysed using an electron microprobe by R.L. Barnett Geological Consulting.  The samples have been SEM checked and data are available.

The data can be found in Nunavut Assessment Report 083275.

Publication History

Index Publication
1 Doyle, B., Cranswick, R. (1994). Kennecott Canada Inc., Muskox claim block, geological, geophysical and geochemical report. Nunavut Assessment Report 083275. (more)

Geographic Extent

Minimum Latitude Maximum Latitude Minimum Longitude Maximum Longitude
64.4° 64.89° -108.82° -108.13°

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

  • Covers parts of NTS 76C/7 (Savannah Lake), 8 (Sussex Lake), 9 (Muskox Lake), 15 (Thistle Lake), and 16 (Thlewycho Lake), the Muskox claim block in Nunavut and Northwest Territories.  It is located approximately 10 km west of Tarantula Lake and approximately 375 km northeast of Yellowknife.

  • Covers parts of NTS 76C/9 (Muskox Lake) and 16 (Thlewycho Lake), part of the Muskox claim block in Nunavut.  It is located approximately 35 km east of Tarpon Lake and approximately 400 km northeast of Yellowknife.

  • Covers parts of NTS 76C/8 (Sussex Lake), part of the Muskox claim block in Northwest Territories.  It is located approximately 2 km east of Sussex Lake and approximately 380 km northeast of Yellowknife.

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