Survey Metadata

Till, Stream sediment, Lake sediment, Alluvial heavy minerals, Esker, Indicator minerals



Quaternary deposits sampling survey, Parker Lake area, Nunavut, NTS 55N/5, 12, Cumberland Resources Ltd., 1996.

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Survey Description

A detailed panning exploration program was carried out in the Parker Lake area which is approximately 130 km northwest of Rankin Inlet, Nunavut.  In June to August 1996, 463 panning samples of 20 litres each, collected from moraines, eskers, other glacial fluvial sediments, lake sediments and alluvium, were taken at sampling sites 1-2 km apart.  Approximately 200 rock samples from minette dikes were also collected.

The samples have been SEM checked and the data are available.

Data is available in Nunavut Assessment Report 083793.

Publication History

Index Publication
1 Kaminsky, F., Sablukov, S.M., Sablukova, L.I. (1997). Report on studies of the panning samples and rocks from the minette dikes in the Parker Lake area, NWT, Cumberland Resources Ltd. Nunavut Assessment Report 083793. (more)

Geographic Extent

Minimum Latitude Maximum Latitude Minimum Longitude Maximum Longitude
63.48° 63.5° -93.92° -93.72°

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

  • Covers part of NTS 55N/5, 12, in eastern Nunavut.  It is located approximately 130 km northwest of Rankin Inlet in the Parker Lake area.


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