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TitleGeochemistry of regional surficial sediment samples from the Thelon River to the East Arm of Great Slave Lake, Northwest Territories, Canada
LicencePlease note the adoption of the Open Government Licence - Canada supersedes any previous licences.
AuthorKjarsgaard, B AORCID logo; Plourde, A P; Knight, R DORCID logo; Sharpe, D RORCID logo
SourceGeological Survey of Canada, Open File 7649, 2014, 17 pages, Open Access logo Open Access
LinksCanadian Database of Geochemical Surveys, downloadable files
LinksBanque de données de levés géochimiques du Canada, fichiers téléchargeables
PublisherNatural Resources Canada
Documentopen file
Mediaon-line; digital
File formatreadme
File formatpdf; rtf; xls
ProvinceNorthwest Territories
NTS75E/13; 75E/14; 75E/15; 75E/16; 75F/09; 75F/10; 75F/11; 75F/12; 75F/13; 75F/14; 75F/15; 75F/16; 75J; 75K; 75L; 75N; 75O
AreaGreat Slave Lake; McLeod Bay; Taltheilei Narrows; Pethei Peninsula; Douglas Peninsula; Kahochella Peninsula; Redcliff Island; Fletcher Lake; Walmsley Lake; Artillery Lake; Ptarmigan Lake; Douglas Lake; Tent Lake; Snowdrift River; Gagnon Lake; Whitefish Lake; Sifton Lake
Lat/Long WENS-112.5000 -106.0000 64.0000 61.5000
Subjectssurficial geology/geomorphology; geochemistry; economic geology; glacial deposits; glacial features; bedrock geology; analytical methods; grain size analysis; spectrometric analyses; mass spectrometer analysis; tills; till geochemistry; mineralization; mineral occurrences; glacial landforms; ice transport directions; barium; chromium; Cenozoic; Quaternary
Illustrationslocation maps; plots; tables
ProgramGEM: Geo-mapping for Energy and Minerals Geomapping for Energy & Minerals (GEM) - Program Coordination
Released2014 11 10
Summary(Plain Language Summary, not published)
We present a compilation of surficial sediment geochemistry data for a large area of southeastern NT. The surficial sediment contains a mass influx of silica sand from the Thelon Basin. A novel approach to account for this silica dilution is presented that will be of use for mineal exploration.

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