NGR Open Files

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Open File 1212

Open File:  1212
Previous OF publication(s):  
Province / Territory:  Manitoba
Funding Source:  Federal and Provincial
Year of Collection:  1985

Survey Type:  Regional Lake Survey
# Lake sites:  1524
# Stream sites:  0
Survey Area:  28000 km²
NTS Sheet(s):  063N, 063K, 063O

The regional stream survey for west-central Manitoba (NTS 63N, parts of 63K and 63O) was conducted during the summer of 1985.

This report presents analytical and statistical data for 17 elements in stream sediments from 1 524 sample sites, collected at an average density of one sample per 13 km². Loss-on-ignition in sediments, and uranium, fluoride, and pH values in waters from these sites are included in this report.

location map for Open File 1212
legend to accompany location map for Open File

Analytical Data

variablemethoddetection limityear of analysis
AntimonyHY-AAS0.2 ppm1985
ArsenicCOL1 ppm1985
CadmiumAAS0.2 ppm1985
CobaltAAS2 ppm1985
CopperAAS2 ppm1985
FluorineISE40 ppm1985
GoldFA-NA999 ppb1985
IronAAS0.02 pct1985
LeadAAS2 ppm1985
Loss-on-ignitionGRAV1 pct1985
ManganeseAAS5 ppm1985
MercuryCV-AAS10 ppb1985
MolybdenumAAS2 ppm1985
NickelAAS2 ppm1985
SilverAAS0.2 ppm1985
UraniumNADNC0.5 ppm1985
VanadiumAAS5 ppm1985
ZincAAS2 ppm1985
variablemethoddetection limityear of analysis
FluorideISE20 ppb1985
UraniumLIF0.05 ppb1985
pHGCM 1985


The reconnaissance surveys were undertaken by the Geological Survey of Canada in conjunction with the Manitoba Department of Mines and Energy under the terms of the Canada - Manitoba Mineral Development Agreement (1984 - 1989).

E.H.W. Hornbrook directed the survey program.

P.W.B. Friske coordinated the operational activities of contract and Geological Survey of Canada staff throughout the survey.

H.R. Schmitt and N.G. Lund coordinated open file production.

A.C. Galletta was responsible for data management and for the preparation of the regional trend marginal map utilizing a program developed by D.J. Ellwood.

J. Yelle supervised map preparation.

Computing and plotting facilities were provided by the Computer Science Centre, EMR.

Open File text was manufactured by K.G. Campbell Corporation Laser Printing, Ottawa.

Contractor and supervisor details for sample collection
CategoryResponsible Party
Contractor:M.P.H. Consulting Ltd., Toronto, Ontario
Supervisor:P.W.B. Friske, E.H.W. Hornbrook (GSC)
Contractor and supervisor details for sample preparation
CategoryResponsible Party
Contractor:Golder Associates, Ottawa, Ontario
Supervisor:J.J. Lynch (GSC)
Contractor and supervisor details for sample preparation
CategoryResponsible Party
Contractor:Barringer Magenta Ltd., Rexdale, Ontario Barringer Magenta (Alberta), Ltd., Calgary, Alberta Chemex Labs Limited, Vancouver, British Columbia
Supervisor:J.J. Lynch (GSC)

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