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Till sampling survey, NTS 76M, Hepburn Lake area, Nunavut, 1992.

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Survey Description

Till samples were collected in the Hepburn Lake area, Nunavut in 1992.  The data are published in GSC Open File 2668.

Data Description:

Paper report; digital files on diskette.

Quantities Analysed:

<0.002 mm fraction of till by AAS (Chemex) after aqua regia for most elements except As (colorimetric) and U (fluorometric).  <0.063 mm fraction -fire assay and INAA for Au and XRF for Nb.

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Publication History

Index Publication
1 Thomas, R., Rampton, V., Dredge, L. (1993). Till geochemistry and ice flow indicators, Hepburn Lake area, District of Mackenzie, Northwest Territories [NTS 76 M). Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 2668. (more)
2 Kerr, D.E., Knight, R.D. (2005). Till geochemistry, Slave Province, Northwest Territories and Nunavut. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5015, CD-ROM. (more)
3 Jackaman, W., Lett, R.E.W. (2013). Updating the British Columbia regional geochemical survey database with new field survey and sample reanalysis data to support mineral exploration (NTS 082F, K, 092K, L, 093J, 102I). In Geoscience BC Summary of Activities 2012, Geoscience BC, Report 2013-1, p. 5-10. (more)

Project History

Index Year Project
1 1992-1996 NATMAP Slave Province Project, Quaternary geology component, 1992-1993 (more)

Downloadable Files

Index Description Size (bytes)
Diskette to accompany GSC Open File 2668 ( FileID=240 download)
This ZIP file contains a copy of the data diskette originally released with GSC Open File 2668.

Geographic Extent

Minimum Latitude Maximum Latitude Minimum Longitude Maximum Longitude
67° 68° -112° -110°

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

  • Covers NTS 76M, Hepburn Lake area, Nunavut.


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