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TitleThe glacial transport and physical partitioning of mercury and gold in till: implications for mineral exploration with examples from central British Columbia, Canada
AuthorPlouffe, A
SourceDrift exploration in glaciated terrain; by McClenaghan, M B (ed.); Bobrowsky, P T (ed.); Hall, G E M (ed.); Cook, S J (ed.); Geological Society, Special Publication 185, 2001 p. 287-299,
Alt SeriesGeological Survey of Canada, Contribution Series 1999193
PublisherGeological Society of London
Mediapaper; on-line; digital
File formatpdf
ProvinceBritish Columbia
NTS93K; 93N
AreaCentral British Columbia; Cariboo Mountains; Chilcotin Plateau; Skeena Mountains; Omineca Mountains; Nechako Plateau; Fraser Basin; Canadian Cordillera; Coast Mountains; Chuchi Lake; Tchentlo Lake; Inzana Lake; Germansen Landing; Trembleur Lake; Takatoot Lake; Stuart Lake; Tezzeron Lake; Fish Lake
Lat/Long WENS-126.0000 -124.0000 56.0000 54.0000
Subjectsgeochemistry; surficial geology/geomorphology; economic geology; mercury; gold; tills; sediment transport; glacial deposits; dispersal patterns; cinnabar; source rocks; size fractionation; anomalies; geochemical analyses; mineralogical analyses; till geochemistry; mineral exploration; drift prospecting; environmental studies; geochemical surveys; sedimentary rocks; volcanic rocks; plutonic rocks; porphyries; breccia zones; limestones; sulphides; Wisconsinian glacial stage; glaciation; glaciofluvial deposits; glaciolacustrine deposits; sands; gravels; silts; clays; organic deposits; till samples; antimony; spectrometric analyses; neutron activation analyses; placer deposits; stibnite; topography; mineralization, secondary; mineralization, primary; goethite; Pinchi Fault; Cache Creek terrane; Quesnellia terrane; Pinchi Lake mercury deposit; Bralorne Takla mercury deposit; Late Wisconsinan; Manson Fault; Dem Lake Fault; Prince George Fault; heavy mineral concentrates; grain size fractions; density fraction; physical partitioning; granules; coarse fraction; fine fraction; cinnabar grains; ice flow patterns; bedrock mineralization; dispersal trains; nugget effect
Illustrationslocation maps; sketch maps; graphs; profiles
ProgramNechako NATMAP Project
ProgramCanada-British Columbia Agreement on Mineral Development
Released2001 01 01