Survey Metadata


British Columbia


Till sampling survey, NTS 94G, northeastern British Columbia, 1998-2000.

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Survey Description

Between 1998 and 2000, 165 samples (mostly till but a few glacial outwash and glaciolacustrine sediments) were collected in the Trutch Lake area, northeastern British Columbia.  Forty-five samples were processed for heavy minerals.  No kimberlite indicator minerals were found.  The data are published in GSC Open File 3815.

Data Description:

Digital report and data files.

Quantities Analysed:

<0.063 mm fraction by INAA for 34 elements.

Geochem Maps Available:


Other Analyses:

Grain size (<2 mm); carbonate (<0.063 mm (Chittick and LECO)); heavy mineral concentrate for point counts.

Publication History

Index Publication
1 Bednarski, J.M. (2001). Drift composition and surficial geology of the Trutch map area (94G), northeastern British Columbia. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 3815. 1 CD-ROM. (more)

Project History

Index Year Project
1 1998-2001 Central Foreland NATMAP Project (more)

Downloadable Files

Index Description Size (bytes)
PDF of Geochem.htm from GSC Open File 3815 ( FileID=637 download)
The file Geochem.htm from the Open File 3815 CD-ROM is presented in PDF format.

Geographic Extent

Minimum Latitude Maximum Latitude Minimum Longitude Maximum Longitude
57° 58° -124° -122°

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

  • Covers NTS 94G, the Trutch map area, northeastern British Columbia.  The Alaska Highway runs north-south through the centre of the study area which is located approximately 175 km west of the British Columbia-Alberta border.


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