Survey Metadata

Till, Esker, Indicator minerals



Till and esker sampling survey, Contwoyto Lake area, 76E/8, 9,  Nunavut, Ashton Mining of Canada, 1999-2000.

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Survey Description

During the 1999 field season a total of 18 heavy mineral samples were collected on the CON property, which is located approximately 400 km northeast of Yellowknife.

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

The data can be found in Nunavut Assessment Report 084350.

Publication History

Index Publication
1 Ward, J., Bursey, T. (2001). Assessment report, CON property (AP65), Ashton Mining of Canada Inc., Nunavut Assessment Report 084350. (more)

Geographic Extent

Minimum Latitude Maximum Latitude Minimum Longitude Maximum Longitude
65.58° 65.6° -110.26° -110.22°

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

  • Covers part of NTS 76E/8, 9, the CON property in western Nunavut.  It is located approximately 400 km northeast of Yellowknife.


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