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Till sampling survey, NTS 64D/4,5, east central Saskatchewan, 1985.

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Survey Description

166 till samples were collected in the Waddy Lake area in 1985 in east central Saskatchewan.  The data are published in Saskatchewan Research Council Technical Report R-842-1-E-86.

These data are also part of a compilation, Geological Survey of Canada Open File 7064.

Data Description:

Paper report.

Quantities Analysed:

<0.1 mm fraction by AAS after aqua regia for Au, Ag, As, and Cu.

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Other Analyses:

Pebble counts; heavy mineral concentrate for gold grain analysis; grain size analysis.

Publication History

Index Publication
1 Campbell, J.E. (1986). Quaternary geology of the Waddy Lake area applied to prospecting for gold. Saskatchewan Research Council Open Technical Report R-842-1-E-86, 74 p. ( more)
2 Campbell, J.E., Schreiner, B.T. (1989). Quaternary geology and its implications to gold exploration in the La Ronge and Flin Flon domains, Saskatchewan. In Drift Prospecting, R.N.W. DiLabio, W.B. Coker (eds). Geological Survey of Canada, Paper 89-20, p. 113-126. ( more)
3 McMartin, I., Campbell, J.E., Dredge, L.A. (2012). A trans-jurisdiction database of till composition across the Circum-Kisseynew area, Manitoba and Saskatchewan. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 7064. ( more)

Project History

Index Year Project
1 1985-1986 East central Saskatchewan till sampling survey carried out in 1985 ( more)

Geographic Extent

Minimum Latitude Maximum Latitude Minimum Longitude Maximum Longitude
56.12° 56.29° -104° -103.71°

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

  • Covers parts of NTS 64D/4 (Lower Waddy Lake) and 64D/5 (May Lake) in the Waddy Lake area, east central Saskatchewan.  Highway 102 runs through the southeast part of the study area.  Upper Waddy Lake and Lower Waddy Lake are found in the central and southeast part of the study area.


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