Survey Metadata


British Columbia


Till sampling survey, NTS 92P, southern British Columbia, 1997.

Location map

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Survey Description

In 1997, 331 till samples were collected in the Louis Creek-Chu Chua Creek area, north of Kamloops in southern British Columbia.  The data are published in British Columbia Geological Survey Open File 1998-6.

Data Description:

Paper report; report can be downloaded; data files on diskette (ASCII).

Quantities Analysed:

<0.063 mm fraction by ultra-trace-ICP after aqua regia digestion for 35 elements; by lithium borate fusion-ICP for 11 oxides and 7 minor elements; by INAA for 35 elements.

Geochem Maps Available:

Proportional symbol maps showing regional distribution of elements.

Other Analyses:

LOI; carbonate and S (<0.063 mm (LECO)).

Publication History

Index Publication
1 Bobrowsky, P.T., Paulen, R., Little, E., Prebble, A., Ledwon, A., Lett, R. (1998). Till geochemistry of the Louis Creek-Chu Chua Creek area (NTS 92P/1E and 92P/8E. British Columbia Geological Survey Open File 1998-6, 252 p. (more)
2 Lett, R., Jackaman, W. (2002). Geochemical exploration models; Volume 1, VMS deposits in south central British Columbia (NTS 82L/13, L/14, 82M/5, M/6 and 92P/1E). British Columbia Geological Survey Branch, Open File 2000-31, 34p. (more)

Project History

Index Year Project
1 1996-2000 Eagle Bay drift exploration project, 1996-2000 (more)

Geographic Extent

Minimum Latitude Maximum Latitude Minimum Longitude Maximum Longitude
51° 51.5° -120.25° -120°

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

  • Covers the east half of NTS 92P/1 (Louis Creek) and the east half of NTS 92P/8 (Chu Chua Creek) in southern British Columbia.  Highway 5 runs north-south through the study area which extends approximately 8 km north of the town of Little Fort and 5 km south of the town of McLure.


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