Survey Metadata

Till, Stream sediment, Marine sediment, Lake sediment, Esker, Indicator minerals

Nunavut

2004

Geochemical sediment sampling survey, Melville Peninsula, Nunavut, Stornoway Diamond Corp., BHP Billiton Diamonds Inc., 2004.





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Survey Description


Between July 28th and August 11th, and between September 5th and 15th, 2004, 893 till, beach sand, stream, esker and marine sediment samples were collected within the South Aviat Property on the southeastern portion of the Melville Peninsula in central Nunavut Territory.  The sampled area is situated approximately 250 km southwest of the town of Igloolik and covers parts of NTS map sheets 46F, G, J, K, L, M, N, O, and P.  The samples were collected by APEX Geosciences Ltd. on behalf of Stornoway Diamond Corp. and by BHP Billiton Diamonds Inc. as part of a follow-up diamond exploration program on the Melville Peninsula.  The data can be found in Nunavut Assessment Report 084770.

Publication History

Index Publication
1 Besserer, D.J., Kupsch, B.G. (2005). Assessment report prospecting permits 4962 to 5036 and 5038 to 5100, South Aviat Property, Melville Peninsula, Nunavut Territory. Stornoway Diamond Corp. Nunavut Assessment Report 084770. (more)

Geographic Extent

Minimum Latitude Maximum Latitude Minimum Longitude Maximum Longitude
65.64° 68.03° -86.53° -81.46°

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

  • Covers parts of NTS map sheets 46 F to P in the southeastern portion of the Melville Peninsula in central Nunavut Territory.  The area is located approximately 250 km southeast of the town of Igloolik and 140 km northeast of Repulse Bay.

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