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Open File 0866

Open File:  0866
Previous OF publication(s):  
Province / Territory:  British Columbia
Funding Source:  Provincial
Year of Collection:  1981

Survey Type:  Regional Stream Survey
# Lake sites:  0
# Stream sites:  
Survey Area:  30000 km²
NTS Sheet(s):  092I

The regional stream survey for Ashcroft Brtish Columbia (NTS 92I) was conducted during the summer of 1981.

This report presents analytical and statistical data for 14 elements in stream sediments from XX XX sample sites, collected at an average density of one sample per 23.4 km². Uranium, fluoride, and pH values in waters from these sites are included in this report.

Analytical Data

variablemethoddetection limityear of analysis
AntimonySX-AAS0.2 ppm1981
ArsenicHY-AAS1 ppm1981
CobaltAAS2 ppm1981
CopperAAS2 ppm1981
IronAAS0.02 pct1981
LeadAAS2 ppm1981
ManganeseAAS5 ppm1981
MercuryCV-AAS10 ppb1981
MolybdenumAAS2 ppm1981
NickelAAS2 ppm1981
SilverAAS0.2 ppm1981
TungstenCOL2 ppm1981
UraniumNADNC0.2 ppm1981
ZincAAS2 ppm1981
variablemethoddetection limityear of analysis
FluorineISE20 ppb1981
UraniumFLU0.05 ppb1981
pHGCM 1981


The reconnaissance surveys were undertaken by the British Columbia Ministry of Energy Mines and Petroleum Resources in conjunction with the Geological Survey of Canada under the Federal - Provincial Joint Uranium Reconnaissance Program.

The Geological Survey of Canada was responsible for data management.

E.H.W. Hornbrook directed the Geological Survey of Canada activities.

W.J. McMillan directed B.C. Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources activities.

Contractor and supervisor details for sample collection
CategoryResponsible Party
Contractor:ROOI Enterprises Ltd., Victoria, B.C. Quasar Aviation Limited
Supervisor:W.J. McMillan, W.M. Johnson (BC MEMPR)
Contractor and supervisor details for sample preparation
CategoryResponsible Party
Contractor:Kamloops Research Assay and Laboratory Ltd.
Supervisor:W.M. Johnson (BC MEMPR)
Contractor and supervisor details for sample preparation
CategoryResponsible Party
Contractor:Chemex Labs, Ltd. North Vancouver, British Columbia Bondar-Clegg & Company Ltd., Ottawa, Ontario Novatrack Analysts Limited, Vancouver, B.C.
Supervisor:W.M. Johnson (BC MEMPR)

Other information:

OF 866 not inlcuded in Summary table, therefore information missing:

Number of Stream Samples

Funding Source?

Sb by Solvent extraction AAS = SX-AAS?

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