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TitleCaractérisation minéralogique d'indices platinifères dans la région des lacs Lacasse et Thévenet, partie nord de la Fosse du Labrador, Nunavik, Québec
LicencePlease note the adoption of the Open Government Licence - Canada supersedes any previous licences.
AuthorBrind'Amour-Côté, C; Houlé, M G; Huot, F
SourceGeological Survey of Canada, Scientific Presentation 44, 2017, 1 sheet, Open Access logo Open Access
PublisherNatural Resources Canada
Mediaon-line; digital
File formatpdf
ProvinceQuebec; Newfoundland and Labrador
NTS24K/05; 24K/06; 24K/12
AreaKuujjuaq; Labrador Trough; Lacasse Lake; Thévenet Lake
Lat/Long WENS -70.0000 -69.0000 58.7500 58.2500
Subjectseconomic geology; geochemistry; igneous and metamorphic petrology; bedrock geology; mafic rocks; mafic intrusive rocks; ultramafic rocks; gabbros; metallogeny; lithology; metamorphism; mineralization; copper; nickel; platinum; indicator elements; mineral occurrences; Core Zone; New Quebec Orogen; platinum group elements; Precambrian; Proterozoic
Illustrationsgeological sketch maps; photographs; photomicrographs; ternary diagrams; tables; geochemical plots
ProgramGEM2: Geo-mapping for Energy and Minerals Hudson/Ungava Core Zone
Released2017 04 27
Summary(Plain Language Summary, not published)
The purpose of this contribution is to present the results from a B.Sc. study conducted within the northern Labrador Trough (Québec) during the last field season (2014) on several mafic and ultramafic intrusions of the Montagnais intrusive suite Montagnais contains several Cu-Ni-PGE mineralization styles including PGE-Cu-Ni reef-style mineralization. In the course of this study several PGE showing (Ceres, Enish, Itokawa, Athena and Paladin), occurring over a strike of 150 km, were characterized petrographically and geochemically in order to better understand the distribution of these PGE mineralization. This project is part of a collaborative effort under the GEM-2 program between the Geological Survey of Canada and the Ministère de l'Énergie et des Ressources naturelles du Québec to better characterize and understand the mineral potential of these mafic and ultramafic intrusions in the Labrador Trough.

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