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Open File RGS 45

Open File:  RGS 45
Previous OF publication(s):  
Province / Territory:  British Columbia
Funding Source:  Provincial
Year of Collection:  1996

Survey Type:  Regional Stream Survey
# Lake sites:  0
# Stream sites:  976
Survey Area:  13716 km²
NTS Sheet(s):  094D

British Columbia Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources (BCMEMPR) Regional Geochemical Survey (RGS) 45 presents analytical and statistical data for 36 variables in stream sediments from 976 sample sites. Uranium, fluoride, sulphate and pH values in waters from these sites are also included in this report.

location map for Open File RGS 45
legend to accompany location map for Open File

Analytical Data

variablemethoddetection limityear of analysis
AntimonyHY-AAS0.2 ppm1996
AntimonyINAA0.1 ppm1996
ArsenicHY-AAS0.5 ppm1996
ArsenicINAA0.5 ppm1996
BariumINAA50 ppm1996
BismuthHY-AAS0.2 ppm1996
BromineINAA0.5 ppm1996
CadmiumAAS0.2 ppm1996
CeriumINAA3 ppm1996
CesiumINAA1 ppm1996
ChromiumINAA5 ppm1996
CobaltAAS2 ppm1996
CobaltINAA1 ppm1996
CopperAAS2 ppm1996
FluorineISE40 ppm1996
GoldINAA2 ppb1996
HafniumINAA1 ppm1996
IronAAS0.02 pct1996
IronINAA0.01 pct1996
LanthanumINAA0.5 ppm1996
LeadAAS2 ppm1996
Loss-on-ignitionGRAV0.1 pct1996
LutetiumINAA0.05 ppm1996
ManganeseAAS5 ppm1996
MercuryCV-AAS10 ppb1996
MolybdenumAAS1 ppm1996
MolybdenumINAA1 ppm1996
NickelAAS2 ppm1996
NickelINAA10 ppm1996
RubidiumINAA15 ppm1996
SamariumINAA0.1 ppm1996
ScandiumINAA0.1 ppm1996
SilverAAS0.2 ppm1996
SodiumINAA0.01 pct1996
TantalumINAA0.5 ppm1996
TerbiumINAA0.5 ppm1996
ThoriumINAA0.2 ppm1996
TungstenINAA1 ppm1996
UraniumINAA0.5 ppm1996
VanadiumAAS5 ppm1996
YtterbiumINAA0.2 ppm1996
ZincAAS2 ppm1996
variablemethoddetection limityear of analysis
FluorideISE20 ppb1996
SulphateTURB1 ppm1996
UraniumLIF0.05 ppb1996
pHGCM 1996


The 1996 survey of the McConnell Creek, British Columbia map sheet (NTS 94D) was managed and funded by the BCMEMPR as part of the Regional Geochemical Survey Program.

W. Jackaman and R.E. Lett coordinated the operational activities of contract and BC MEMPR staff.

W. Jackaman monitored the field program and coordinated the production of the Open File.

Contractor and supervisor details for sample collection
CategoryResponsible Party
Contractor:McElhanney Consulting Services Ltd., Vancouver, BC
Contractor and supervisor details for sample preparation
CategoryResponsible Party
Contractor:Rossbacher Laboratories Ltd., Burnaby, BC
Contractor and supervisor details for sample preparation
CategoryResponsible Party
Contractor:CanTech Laboratories Ltd., Calgary, AB Activation Laboratories Ltd., Ancaster, ON

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