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TitleDrift prospecting
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LicencePlease note the adoption of the Open Government Licence - Canada supersedes any previous licences.
AuthorDiLabio, R N W (ed.); Coker, W B (ed.)
SourceGeological Survey of Canada, Paper no. 89-20, 1989, 169 pages, https://doi.org/10.4095/127357 Open Access logo Open Access
LinksCanadian Database of Geochemical Surveys, downloadable files
LinksBanque de données de levés géochimiques du Canada, fichiers téléchargeables
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Year1989
PublisherEnergy, Mines and Resources Canada
MeetingMineral Exploration In Glaciated Terrain; 12th International Congress Of The International Union For Quaternary Research; Ottawa, Ontario; CA; 1987
Documentserial
Lang.English
Mediapaper; on-line; digital
RelatedThis publication contains the following publications
File formatpdf
ProvinceQuebec; Ontario; Saskatchewan; Nova Scotia; Newfoundland and Labrador
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AreaCanada; Finland
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Subjectssurficial geology/geomorphology; geochemistry; metallic minerals; metallic minerals; ice movement; ice movement directions; dispersal patterns; uranium; boulders; gold; tills; glacial history; drift prospecting; exploration; cores; glacial deposits; analyses; geochemical analyses; Cenozoic
Released1990 01 01; 2013 08 13
AbstractThe research group at the Geological Survey of Finland, established for applying glacial geological studies in prospecting, has developed the following research procedure. Exploration pits are dug at ore boulder sites. The tilt stratigraphy and directions of ice flow are established from the se pits, the distance the boulders were transported is assessed, and samples for tilt lithology and geochemistry are taken. A probability sector for the source rock of the boulders is determined from the directions of ice flow. The study is continued by tracing ore boulders and unique heavy mineral contents through the till unit. The procedure has proved very useful in Finland, where the surficial deposits are shallow, the average thickness being a mere 6. 7 m. During the last nine years, the source rocks for forty-five boulder trains or geochemical anomalies have been found.
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