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TitleRevisiting Lac de Gras till geochemistry in preparation for the Slave province surficial materials study, Northwest Territories, Canada
AuthorNormandeau, P X; Elliott, B; Kerr, D E
SourceProceedings of the 2015 International Applied Geochemistry Symposium; 2015 p. 1-7
Year2015
Alt SeriesEarth Sciences Sector, Contribution Series 20140446
MeetingInternational Applied Geochemistry Symposium 2015; Tucson; US; April 20-14, 2015
Documentbook
Lang.English
Mediapaper
File formatpdf
ProvinceNorthwest Territories
NTS86C
AreaLac de Gras
Lat/Long WENS-110.0000 -109.0000 64.5000 64.0000
Subjectssurficial geology/geomorphology; geochemistry; till analyses; tills; till geochemistry; overburden drilling; sediment dispersal; Slave Province
Illustrationslocation maps; histograms
ProgramRae Province Project Management, GEM2: Geo-mapping for Energy and Minerals
ProgramVolcanogenic Massive Sulfide Ore Systems, Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI-4)
Abstract(unpublished)
Geochemical background can be linked to various till units and related to late or post glacial processes. These processes are possibly related to late glacial erosion accompanying the formation of the esker systems. Future research includes; investigation of till geochemical variation within kimberlite dispersal trains, quantification of till reworking index, detailed mapping to investigate the late to post glacial process affecting till thickness and texture, and assessing the effect of these processes on possible heavy indicator mineral enrichments.
Summary(Plain Language Summary, not published)
Summary of previously published till geochemistry data
GEOSCAN ID295839