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TitleU-Pb zircon geochronology constraints on timing of plutonism and sedimentary provenance from the Clearwater Fiord-Sylvia Grinnell Lake area, southern Baffin Island, Nunavut
LicencePlease note the adoption of the Open Government Licence - Canada supersedes any previous licences.
AuthorRayner, N MORCID logo
SourceGeological Survey of Canada, Open File 8204, 2017, 32 pages, Open Access logo Open Access
PublisherNatural Resources Canada
Documentopen file
Mediaon-line; digital
File formatreadme
File formatpdf; rtf; slsx
NTS26C; 26B/13; 26B/14; 26B/15; 26B/16; 26C; 26F; 26G; 26J; 26K; 26N; 26O; 27A/03; 27A/04; 27A/05; 27A/06; 27A/11; 27A/12; 27A/13; 27A/14; 27B/01; 27B/02; 27B/07; 27B/08; 27B/09; 27B/10; 27B/15; 27B/16; 27C/01; 27C/02; 27C/07; 27C/08; 27C/09; 27C/10; 27C/15; 27C/16; 27D/03; 27D/04; 27D/05; 27D/06; 27D/11; 27D/12; 27D/13; 27D/14
AreaBaffin Island; Clearwater Fiord; Sylvia Grinnell Lake
Lat/Long WENS -70.0000 -66.0000 70.0000 64.0000
Subjectsstructural geology; geochronology; uranium lead dates; radiometric dates; plutonic rocks; gabbros; syenites; granites; granitic rocks; deformation; metamorphism; Archean; Cumberland Batholith; Qikiqtarjuaq plutonic suite; Precambrian; Proterozoic
Illustrationsgeological sketch maps; Concordia diagrams; geochronological charts
ProgramGEM2: Geo-mapping for Energy and Minerals Baffin Bedrock Mapping
Released2017 02 15
Summary(Plain Language Summary, not published)
Knowledge of the age of rocks (geochronology) is critical in the making of a geologic map as it allows scientists to add the measurement of time to their field observations and permits comparisons with rocks elsewhere of similar age and appearance. This report presents ages from 11 samples across the Clearwater Fiord - Sylvia Grinnell Lake area on southern Baffin Island. The results presented in this report contribute to the overall understanding of the geological framework and mineral exploration potential of southern Baffin Island, thereby reducing risk to exploration and resource development.

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