Sample Preparation Procedures List

IDLaboratoryMethod
1Golder Associates, Ottawa, Ontario<177 micron (NGR)
2No laboratory was requiredUntreated Water
3Unknown laboratoryUnknown
4Department of Mines and Energy, Geochemical Laboratory, St. John's, Newfoundland<180 micron
5GSC: Geological Survey of Canada, Ottawa<177 micron (NGR stream)
6Acme Analytical Laboratories Limited, Vancouver<177 micron (NGR stream)
7GSC: Geological Survey of Canada personnel, in the fieldFiltered Water
8Lakefield Research, Lakefield, OntarioGrain Mounts
9Overburden Drilling Management, Ottawa, Ontario (ODM)HMC bulk received
10Overburden Drilling Management, Ottawa, Ontario (ODM)HMC character sample
11Overburden Drilling Management, Ottawa, Ontario (ODM)HMC table split
12Overburden Drilling Management, Ottawa, Ontario (ODM)HMC oversize fraction
13Overburden Drilling Management, Ottawa, Ontario (ODM)HMC table feed
14Overburden Drilling Management, Ottawa, Ontario (ODM)HMC light fraction (table)
15Overburden Drilling Management, Ottawa, Ontario (ODM)HMC <0.25 mm fraction (pre-heavy liquid)
16Overburden Drilling Management, Ottawa, Ontario (ODM)HMC light fraction (heavy liquid)
17Overburden Drilling Management, Ottawa, Ontario (ODM)HMC ferromagnetic fraction
18Overburden Drilling Management, Ottawa, Ontario (ODM)HMC non-ferromagnetic fraction
19Overburden Drilling Management, Ottawa, Ontario (ODM)HMC <0.25 mm fraction (post-heavy liquid)
20Overburden Drilling Management, Ottawa, Ontario (ODM)HMC <0.25 mm fraction (wash)
21Overburden Drilling Management, Ottawa, Ontario (ODM)HMC 0.25-0.5 mm fraction
22Overburden Drilling Management, Ottawa, Ontario (ODM)HMC 0.5-1.0 mm fraction
23Overburden Drilling Management, Ottawa, Ontario (ODM)HMC 1.0-2.0 mm fraction
24Overburden Drilling Management, Ottawa, Ontario (ODM)HMC <0.6 Amp fraction
25Overburden Drilling Management, Ottawa, Ontario (ODM)HMC 0.6-0.8 Amp fraction
26Overburden Drilling Management, Ottawa, Ontario (ODM)HMC 0.8-1.0 Amp fraction
27Overburden Drilling Management, Ottawa, Ontario (ODM)HMC >1.0 Amp fraction
28Overburden Drilling Management, Ottawa, Ontario (ODM)HMC IM grains
29GSC: Sedimentology and Mineral Tracing Laboratory, Geological Survey of Canada, Ottawa<2 micron
30GSC: Sedimentology and Mineral Tracing Laboratory, Geological Survey of Canada, Ottawa<63 micron
31OGS Geoscience LaboratoriesUnknown
32Unknown laboratory<63 micron
33Unknown laboratory<177 micron (NGR)
34Overburden Drilling Management, Ottawa, Ontario (ODM)HMC heavy liquid separation
35Quebec Geoscience Centre Laboratories<63 micron
36Unknown laboratory<2 mm
37Unknown laboratory<63 micron
38GSC: Sedimentology and Mineral Tracing Laboratory, Geological Survey of Canada, Ottawa<2 mm
39New Brunswick DNRE Geochemical Laboratory<63 micron
40New Brunswick DNRE Geochemical Laboratory<177 micron (NGR)
41Overburden Drilling Management, Ottawa, Ontario (ODM)HMC separation (NGR variant)
42Overburden Drilling Management, Ottawa, Ontario (ODM)HMC separation (ODM standard)
43Microprobe laboratory, Department of Earth Sciences, Carleton University, OttawaGrain Mounts
44Saskatchewan Geological Survey<177 micron (NGR)
45GSC: Sedimentology and Mineral Tracing Laboratory, Geological Survey of Canada, OttawaUndivided
46Overburden Drilling Management, Ottawa, Ontario (ODM)HMC 0.25-0.5 mm, 0.5-1.0 mm fractions (1st run)
47Overburden Drilling Management, Ottawa, Ontario (ODM)HMC 0.25-0.5 mm fraction (2nd run)
48Lakefield Research, Lakefield, OntarioGrain Mount: 0.25 – 0.50 mm
49Lakefield Research, Lakefield, OntarioGrain Mount: 0.50 – 1.00 mm
50Lakefield Research, Lakefield, OntarioGrain Mount: 1.00 – 2.00 mm
51No laboratory was requiredHMC separation (KIDD grouping)
52Microprobe laboratory, Department of Earth Sciences, Carleton University, OttawaGrain Mount: 0.25 – 0.50 mm
53Microprobe laboratory, Department of Earth Sciences, Carleton University, OttawaGrain Mount: 0.50 – 1.00 mm
54Microprobe laboratory, Department of Earth Sciences, Carleton University, OttawaGrain Mount: 1.00 – 2.00 mm
55Activation Laboratories Limited, Ancaster, OntarioRock crushing
56Canamera Geological Ltd/Diamond Indicator ProcessingHMC separation (Canamera/DIP)
57Overburden Drilling Management, Ottawa, Ontario (ODM)HMC separation (ODM; details not reported)
58Overburden Drilling Management, Ottawa, Ontario (ODM)HMC separation (ODM; previously sieved and picked)
59Overburden Drilling Management, Ottawa, Ontario (ODM)HMC separation (0.25-0.50 mm size fraction)
60Overburden Drilling Management, Ottawa, Ontario (ODM)EPD + HMC separation
61Unknown laboratoryRock crushing (details not reported)
62GSC: Sedimentology and Mineral Tracing Laboratory, Geological Survey of Canada, OttawaNASGLP soil sample, <2 mm size fraction
63GSC: Sedimentology and Mineral Tracing Laboratory, Geological Survey of Canada, OttawaNASGLP soil sample, <63 µm size fraction
64Industrial Waters Section, Mines Branch, Energy Mines and Resources, OttawaUntreated Water
65In-situ measurementUndivided
66GSC: Geological Survey of Canada, Ottawa-100 mesh grinding
67Min-En Laboratories Limited, North Vancouver, British Columbia<177 micron (NGR)
68Kamloops Research and Assay Laboratories, Kamloops, BC<177 micron (NGR)
69Overburden Drilling Management, Ottawa, Ontario (ODM)HMC < 0.25 mm size fraction (ODM)
70GSC/Bondar Clegg sample preparationBall milling
71GSC: Geological Survey of Canada, Ottawa<63 µm size fraction sieving (1)
72GSC: Sedimentology and Mineral Tracing Laboratory, Geological Survey of Canada, Ottawa<2 µm size fraction sieving
73GSC: Sedimentology and Mineral Tracing Laboratory, Geological Survey of Canada, Ottawa<63 µm size fraction sieving (2)
74GSC: Sedimentology and Mineral Tracing Laboratory, Geological Survey of Canada, Ottawa<2 mm size fraction sieving
75GSC: Sedimentology and Mineral Tracing Laboratory, Geological Survey of Canada, Ottawasand fraction sieving
76GSC: Geological Survey of Canada, OttawaCeramic rock crushing
77Saskatchewan Research Council / CF Mineral Research Ltd.HMC separation (SRC/CF)
78Consorminex Inc.Grain Mount: 0.25 – 0.50 mm (1)
79Consorminex Inc.Grain Mount: 0.50 – 2.00 mm
80Activation Laboratories Limited, Ancaster, OntarioRock crushing
81Overburden Drilling Management, Ottawa, Ontario (ODM)<63 µm size fraction sieving (3)
82Overburden Drilling Management, Ottawa, Ontario (ODM)63-250 µm size fraction sieving
83Saskatchewan Research Council / ODMHMC separation (SRC/ODM)
84CF Mineral Research Ltd., Kelowna, British ColumbiaGrain Mount: 0.063 – 0.250 mm
85CF Mineral Research Ltd., Kelowna, British ColumbiaGrain Mount: 0.25 – 2.00 mm (2)
86Overburden Drilling Management, Ottawa, Ontario (ODM)HMC separation (ODM, SG 3.3)
87Unknown laboratoryGrain Mount: 0.25 – 2.00 mm (2)
88GSC: Geological Survey of Canada, OttawaSieving (-80 mesh); ball milling (-150 mesh)
89GSC: Geological Survey of Canada, OttawaFiltering: 0.45 μm filter paper
90GSC: Geological Survey of Canada, OttawaDrill core: unprocessed sediment
91GSC: Geological Survey of Canada, OttawaDrill core: <63 µm fraction
92GSC: Geological Survey of Canada, OttawaDrill core: <63 µm fraction; 2cm interval
93GSC: Geological Survey of Canada, OttawaDrill core: <63 µm fraction; 4cm interval
94GSC: Geological Survey of Canada, OttawaDrill core: <63 µm fraction; 5cm interval
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