Survey Metadata

Till, Stream sediment, Indicator minerals

Nunavut

1999

Till and stream sediment sampling surveys, Borden and Steensby Peninsulas, Nunavut, Opus Minerals Inc., 1999.





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Survey Description


Between July 16th, 1999, and August 29th, 1999, a total of 100 till samples and 194 stream sediment samples were collected by Opus Minerals Inc. from the Borden and Steensby Peninsulas of northern Baffin Island in east-central Nunavut. The survey area is located in the area of Bartlett Inlet and Kim Lake, within NTS map sheets 48A/4, 5 and 48B/1, and 8.

The purpose of the exploration program was to evaluate the area and delineate sources of known kimberlite indicator minerals.  Two separate kimberlites were found in outcrop.

The data can be found in Nunavut Assessment Report 084265.

Publication History

Index Publication
1 Craigie, E.R. (1999). Evaluation report, Baffin Island Project. Opus Minerals Inc. Nunavut Assessment Report 084265. (more)

Geographic Extent

Minimum Latitude Maximum Latitude Minimum Longitude Maximum Longitude
71.92° 72.95° -85.64° -81.27°

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

  • Covers parts of NTS map sheet 47H (Phillips Creek) and 47G (Berlinguet Inlet) on the Borden and Steensby Peninsulas of northern Baffin Island in east-central Nunavut.  The area is located near Bartlett Inlet and Kim Lake.

  • Covers parts of NTS map sheets 48A/4, 5 (Milne Inlet) and 48B/1 and 8 (Moffat Inlet), on the Borden and Steensby Peninsulas of northern Baffin Island in east-central Nunavut.  The area is located near Bartlett Inlet and Kim Lake.

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