Survey Metadata

Till, Indicator minerals



Till sampling survey, Meliadine Lake area, Kivalliq region, NTS 55N/2, Nunavut, WMC International Limited, 1996.

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Survey Description

WMC International Limited conducted a limited helicopter assisted till sampling program during the months of July and August, 1996.  A total of 31 till samples were collected on the Meliadine property which is located approximately 40 km northwest of Rankin Inlet.  The samples were sent for heavy mineral analysis, <63 micron analysis, gold grain and clast counts.  The samples were processed by Overburden Drilling Management in Nepean, ON.

The data can be found in Nunavut Assessment Report 083774.

Publication History

Index Publication
1 Goodwin, T.A. (1996). Report on the 1996 geochemical exploration program on western claims NAT 28 and 29, Meliadine West Joint Venture, WMC International Limited. Nunavut Assessment Report 083774. (more)

Geographic Extent

Minimum Latitude Maximum Latitude Minimum Longitude Maximum Longitude
63.02° 63.064° -92.74° -92.66°

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

  • Covers part of NTS sheet 55N/2 the Meliadine Property in eastern Nunavut.  It is located approximately 40 km NW of Rankin Inlet and bounded to the southeast by Diana Lake and the northwest by Peter Lake.


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