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TitleReport of 2017 activities for the geology and economic potential of the Tehery-Wager area: GEM-2 Rae Project
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AuthorWodicka, N; Steenkamp, H M; Peterson, T D; McMartin, I; Day, S J A; Tschirhart, V L
SourceGeological Survey of Canada, Open File 8318, 2017, 18 pages, https://doi.org/10.4095/305979
Year2017
PublisherNatural Resources Canada
Documentopen file
Lang.English
Mediaon-line; digital
RelatedThis publication is related to the following publications
File formatpdf
ProvinceNunavut
NTS46D/05; 46D/12; 46D/13; 46D/14; 46E/03; 46E/04; 56A; 56B; 56C/01; 56C/02; 56C/07; 56C/08; 56C/09; 56C/10; 56C/15; 56C/16; 56F/01; 56F/02; 56F/07; 56F/08; 56F/09; 56F/10; 56F/15; 56F/16; 56G/01; 56G/02; 56G/03; 56G/04; 56G/05; 56G/06; 56G/07; 56G/08; 56G/09; 56G/10; 56G/11; 56G/12; 56H/01; 56H/02; 56H/03; 56H/04; 56H/05; 56H/06; 56H/07; 56H/08
AreaKazan Shield; Wager Bay; Tehery-Wager; Roes Welcome Sound
Lat/Long WENS -93.0000 -87.0000 65.8333 64.0000
Subjectsregional geology; stratigraphy; structural geology; geochemistry; geochronology; surficial geology/geomorphology; bedrock geology; lithology; metamorphic rocks; orthogneisses; granulite facies; igneous rocks; intrusive rocks; monzo-granites; porphyries; granodiorites; monzodiorites; tonalites; structural features; faults; shear zones; deformation; intrusions; Archean; models; geophysical interpretations; magnetic interpretations; gravity interpretations; bouguer gravity; remote sensing; satellite imagery; airphoto interpretation; mineral potential; lithogeochemistry; geochemical analyses; trace element analyses; major element analyses; radiometric dating; uranium lead dating; neodymium samarium dates; crustal structure; glacial history; ice flow; ice movement directions; glacial deposits; tills; till geochemistry; grain size analyses; stream sediment geochemistry; geological history; deposition; correlations; Canadian Shield; Rae Craton; Hudson Suite; Ford Lake Batholith; Wager Pluton; Daly Bay Complex; Pennington Belt; Kingmirit Belt; Kummel Lake Domain; Lorillard Belt; Paliak Belt; Snow Island Suite; Borden Complex; Mackenzie Dyke Swarm; Bedrock Data Model; Keewatin Ice Divide; geological mapping; drone imagery; syenogranites; indicator minerals; Paleozoic; Proterozoic
Illustrationslocation maps; geoscientific sketch maps; geochemical plots; 3-D images
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Natural Resources Canada Library - Ottawa (Earth Sciences)
 
ProgramRae Province, Tehery-Wager Bay, GEM2: Geo-mapping for Energy and Minerals
ProgramStrategic Initiatives in Northern Economic Development (SINED)
Released2017 10 05
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The Tehery-Wager activity, conducted as part of Natural Resources Canada's Geo-mapping for Energy and Minerals (GEM-2) Rae project, is a collaborative effort between the Geological Survey of Canada and the Canada-Nunavut Geoscience Office, with participants from Canadian universities. The study area comprises all or parts of eight NTS map areas between Chesterfield Inlet and Wager Bay in Nunavut. The main objective of the work is to increase the level of geological knowledge in this under-explored region of the Canadian Shield through bedrock and surficial geology studies, ground-gravity transects, and other thematic studies. The gathered information is being used to better evaluate this frontier region¿s potential for a variety of commodities (e.g., diamonds and other gemstones, base and precious metals, industrial minerals, carving stone, and aggregate), and to assist all stakeholders in making future land-use decisions. This report provides an update on map compilation and laboratory activities conducted following the 2015 and 2016 field seasons in the Tehery-Wager area.
GEOSCAN ID305979