ID: CNGO-GDS2015-003


Authors:
T. Tremblay1, J. Leblanc-Dumas2
1Canada-Nunavut Geoscience Office, Iqaluit, Nunavut, tommy.tremblay@nrcan-rncan.gc.ca
2Département de géographie et Centre d'études nordiques, Université Laval, Québec, Quebec


Contents (excel files (a) and (b)):

  • CNGO-GDS2015-003(a).xlsx sample locations added to selected geochemistry, sedimentological and heavy mineral analysis
    • Sample: List of samples with field description of samples
    • Sample unit_desc: Legend of units in worksheet Sample
    • Geochem: LiBO2/Li2B4O7 fusion ICP-ES analysis on 2g samples; 1:1:1 Aqua Regia digestion
      Ultratrace ICP-MS analysis on 30g samples, on till less than 63um fraction"
    • Geochem_desc: Description of abbreviation and values in worksheet Geochem
    • Heavy mineral: Heavy mineral analysis, for gold grains, KIMs and MMSIMs (gold grains countings on shaking table, dense liquid 3.2, less than 250 microns NFHMC separation, KIMs and MMSIMs picking)
    • Heavy mineral_desc: Description of abbreviation and values in worksheet HM
    • Grainsize: Grain size was determined by use of a laser particle size analyzer in conjunction with sieving or digital image analysis instrumentation (Camsizer & Lecotrac LT100) on the fraction of less than 63 mm
    • Grainsize_desc: Description of abbreviation and values in worksheet Grainsize
    • Munsell: Munsell Color Determination Using an SP64 Series X-Rite Spectrophotometer
    • Munsell_desc: Description of abbreviation and values in worksheet Munsell
    • Carbon/LOI: Inorganic carbon and LOI (lost on ignition) was measured with the LECO CR412 Carbon Moisture Analyzer
    • year statistics: Statistics of laboratory analysis on a yearly basis
    • sample types statistics: Statistics of laboratory analysis relative to sample type
    • Striae: Characteristics of striae recorded on Hall Peninsula (2011, 2012 and 2013)
    • Striae_desc: Description of abbreviation and values in worksheet Striae
  • CNGO-GDS2015-003(b).xlsx Heavy mineral original data as supplied by the laboratory
Laboratory:
  • Geochemistry: AcmeLabs, Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Heavy minerals: Overburden Driling Management Ltd, Nepean, Ontario
  • Grainsize: Geological survey of Canada sedimentology laboratory, Ottawa, Ontario
  • Munsell: Geological survey of Canada sedimentology laboratory, Ottawa, Ontario
  • Carbon/LOI: Geological survey of Canada sedimentology laboratory, Ottawa, Ontario
Analysis:
  • Geochemistry: Lithium metaborate/tetraborate fusion Inductively Coupled Plasma Emission Spectrometry (ICP-ES); 1:1:1 Aqua Regia digestion ultratrace Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry (ICP-MS)
  • Heavy minerals: Gold grains; Kimberlite Indicator Minerals (KIMs) and Magmatic or Metamorphosed Massive Sulphide Indicator Minerals (MMSIMs)
  • Grainsize: Grain size was determined by use of a laser particle size analyzer in conjunction with sieving or digital image analysis instrumentation (Camsizer & Lecotrac LT100) on the fraction of less than 63 mm
  • Munsell: Munsell Color Determination Using an SP64 Series X-Rite Spectrophotometer
  • Carbon/LOI: Inorganic carbon and LOI (lost on ignition) was measured with the LECO CR412 Carbon Moisture Analyzer

This Geoscience Data Series file accompanies:
Tremblay, T., Leblanc-Dumas, J. and Allard, M. 2015: Geochemistry, mineralogy and sedimentology of surficial sediments, Hall Peninsula, southern Baffin Island, Nunavut; in Summary of Activities 2014, Canada-Nunavut Geoscience Office, p. 57–68.


Recommended citation:
Tremblay, T. and Leblanc-Dumas, J., 2015: Geochemical, mineralogical and sedimentological data for Hall Peninsula, Nunavut; Canada-Nunavut Geoscience Office, Geoscience Data Series GDS2015-003, Microsoft® Excel® files.


Publication date: January 26, 2015


NTS map sheets: 25I, 15L, 25J, 25G, 25O, 25P, 15M, 26A, 26B


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