Survey Metadata

Till, Bedrock, Indicator minerals



Till and bedrock sampling survey, McConnell River area, NTS 65H/1,  Nunavut, WMC International Ltd., 1999-2000.

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Survey Description

During the summer of 1999, a bedrock and till sampling program was carried out by WMC International Limited over two prospecting permits located approximately 90 km west of the hamlet of Arviat. A total of 26 samples were taken at a spacing of 2 km. The 10 kg sub-samples were sent to Overburden Drilling Management for gold grain counts. The -63 um sub-samples were sent to ITS Bondar Clegg for Au +34 element analysis by FAA and aqua-regia ICPAES.

The data can be found in Nunavut Assessment Report 084275.

Publication History

Index Publication
1 Kelly, A.J., (2000). WMC International Ltd., McConnell River area, prospecting permits 2258-2259, exploration report, Nunavut Assessment Report 084275. (more)

Geographic Extent

Minimum Latitude Maximum Latitude Minimum Longitude Maximum Longitude
61° 61.24° -96.49° -96.22°

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

  • Covers part of NTS 65H/1 (Ray Lake), the McConnell River prospecting permits in Nunavut.


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