Survey Metadata

Till, Esker, Indicator minerals



Till and esker sampling survey, Contwoyto Lake area,  76L/2, 3,Nunavut, Ashton Mining of Canada, 1999-2000.

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Survey Description

During the 2000 field season a total of 14 heavy mineral samples were collected to follow up anomalous results on the BEL property, which is located approximately 265 km southeast of Yellowknife.

The samples were collected from eskers, mudboils and other surficial features representative of glacial deposition. A heavy mineral concentration was isolated at Ashton Mining of Canada’s North Vancouver Laboratory.

The data can be found in Nunavut Assessment Report 084345.

Publication History

Index Publication
1 Ward, J., Bursey, T. (2000). Assessment report, BEL property, Ashton Mining of Canada Inc., Nunavut Assessment Report 084345. (more)

Geographic Extent

Minimum Latitude Maximum Latitude Minimum Longitude Maximum Longitude
66° 66.08° -111.27° -111°

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

  • Covers part of NTS 76L/2 (Kathawachaga Lake), 3 (Belanger Rapids), the BEL property in western Nunauvt.  It is located approximately 265 km southeast of Kugluktuk.


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