Survey Metadata

Till, Indicator minerals



Till sampling survey, Washburn Property, Central Victoria Island, Nunavut, NTS 77F, Major General Resources Ltd., 1999.

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Survey Description

In August 1999, 34 till samples were collected from sites proximal to known kimberlite occurrences on the Washburn Property in central Victoria Island.  The centre of the sampled area is 170 km northwest of the community of Cambridge Bay, west-central Nunavut, on NTS map sheet 77F.

This exploration program was part of a larger geochemical survey conducted by Dia Met Minerals Ltd. on behalf of Major General Resources Ltd. to evaluate the potential for diamondiferous kimberlite occurrences in central Victoria Island.

The data can be found in Nunavut Assessment Report 084469.

Publication History

Index Publication
1 Kahlert, B.H. (2002). Geochemical and technical assessment report on the Washburn Property (Claims MON 11 – MON 46), Victoria Island. Dia Met Minerals Ltd. Nunavut Assessment Report 084469. (more)

Geographic Extent

Minimum Latitude Maximum Latitude Minimum Longitude Maximum Longitude
70.18° 70.26° -108.39° -108.1°

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

  • Covers parts of NTS map sheet 77F in west-central Nunavut.  The area is located 170 km northwest of the community of Cambridge Bay.


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