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TitleApplication of Till Mineralogy and Geochemistry to Mineral Exploration
AuthorMcClenaghan, M B; Paulen, R C
SourcePast Glacial Environments, Second Edition; by Menzies, J (ed.); van der Meer, J J M (ed.); 2018., https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-08-100524-8.00022-1
Year2018
Alt SeriesEarth Sciences Sector, Contribution Series 20160420
PublisherElsevier
Documentbook
Lang.English
Mediapaper; on-line; digital
File formatpdf
Subjectsmineralogy; surficial geology/geomorphology; sedimentology; dispersal patterns; sediment dispersal; geochemical dispersion; till geochemistry; till analyses; tills; clays; silts; sands; drift prospecting; glacial deposits; glacial landforms
Illustrationsgraphs; location maps; photographs; schematic diagrams; tables
ProgramHudson/Ungava, Northeastern Quebec-Labrador, surficial geology, GEM2: Geo-mapping for Energy and Minerals
Summary(Plain Language Summary, not published)
This book chapter describes how glacial sediments can be used as tools to explore for mineral deposits in glaciated terrain of Canada and elsewhere around the world. It describes both mineralogical and geochemical methods.
GEOSCAN ID299852