Summary of Activities 2015


Mineral deposit studies

  • The 1.9 Ga Kilohigok paleosol and Burnside River Formation, western Nunavut: stratigraphy and gamma-ray spectrometry
    A. Ielpi, R.H. Rainbird, J.W. Greenman and C.G. Creason

    Download 3.46 MB

    Supplementary Data
    CNGO-GDS2015-007-Ielpi / Download 113.48 KB

  • Preliminary lithogeochemistry and geochronology of pegmatites of the Hall Peninsula, Baffin Island, Nunavut: implications for REE mineralization potential
    A. Bigio and D. Lentz

    Download 2.37 MB

    Supplementary Data
    CNGO-GDS2015-008-Bigio / Download 118.99 KB

  • Frobisher suite mafic, ultramafic and layered mafic-ultramafic sills, southern Baffin Island, Nunavut
    D.A. Liikane, M.R. St-Onge, B.A. Kjarsgaard, N.M. Rayner, R.E. Ernst and N. Kastek

    Download 3.72 MB

    Supplementary Data
    CNGO-GDS2015-014-Liikane / Download 141.2 KB

Regional geoscience

  • Completing the bedrock mapping of southern Baffin Island, Nunavut: plutonic suites and regional stratigraphy
    O.M. Weller, B.J. Dyck, M.R. St-Onge, N.M. Rayner and V. Tschirhart

    Download 4.66 MB

  • Preliminary geophysical interpretation of the McKeand River area, southern Baffin Island, Nunavut: insights from gravity, magnetic and geological data
    V. Tschirhart, M.R. St-Onge and O.M. Weller

    Download 15.63 MB

  • Ptarmigan Fiord basement-cover thrust imbricates, Baffin Island, Nunavut
    T.C. Chadwick, M.R. St-Onge, O.M. Weller, S.D. Carr and B.J. Dyck

    Download 9.78 MB

  • Archean magmatism and metamorphism of eastern Hall Peninsula, southern Baffin Island, Nunavut
    R.E. From, N.M. Rayner and A. Camacho

    Download 8.91 MB

    Supplementary Data
    CNGO-GDS2015-009-From / Download 196.35 KB

  • Multispectral characterization of gossans and iron-oxide–enriched mineral soils using moderate and high-resolution satellite data from Hall Peninsula, southern Baffin Island, Nunavut
    P. Budkewitsch and S. Sharpe

    Download 1.58 MB

  • Uranium-lead geochronology of eastern Meta Incognita Peninsula, southern Baffin Island, Nunavut
    N.M. Rayner

    Download 4.04 MB

    Supplementary Data
    CNGO-GDS2015-010-Rayner / Download 235.02 KB

  • Overview of surficial geology mapping and geochemistry in the Sylvia Grinnell Lake area, Baffin Island, Nunavut
    T. Tremblay, S. Day, R. McNeil, K. Smith, M. Richardson and J. Shirley

    Download 15.56 MB

  • Overview of bedrock mapping and results from portable X-ray fluorescence spectrometry in the eastern part of the Tehery Lake–Wager Bay area, western Hudson Bay, Nunavut
    H.M. Steenkamp, N. Wodicka, C.J.M. Lawley, T.D. Peterson and C. Guilmette

    Download 8.01 MB

    Supplementary Data
    CNGO-GDS2015-011-Steenkamp / Download 164.15 KB

  • Mapping surficial materials south of Wager Bay, southern Nunavut, using RADARSAT-2 C-band dual-polarized and Landsat 8 images, a digital elevation model and slope data: preliminary map and summary of fieldwork
    J. Byatt, A. LaRocque, B. Leblon, I. McMartin and J. Harris

    Download 3.54 MB

Geoscience for infrastructure

  • Overview of the surficial geology map compilation, RapidEye land-cover mapping and permafrost studies for infrastructure in the western Hudson Bay area, Nunavut
    T. Tremblay, M.S. Kendall, A.-M. LeBlanc, N. Short, O. Bellehumeur-Génier, G.A. Oldenborger, P. Budkewitsch and D.J. Mate

    Download 3.68 MB

    Supplementary Data
    CNGO-GDS2015-015-Tremblay / Download 93.78 MB

  • Ground temperatures and spatial permafrost conditions in Iqaluit, Baffin Island, Nunavut
    A.-M. LeBlanc, G.A. Oldenborger, N. Short, W.E. Sladen, M. Allard and V. Mathon-Dufour

    Download 1.91 MB

Aggregate and industrial minerals

  • Resource potential for industrial limestone on southwestern Southampton Island, Nunavut: mineable intervals and area
    S. Zhang

    Download 3.95 MB

    Supplementary Data
    CNGO-GDS2015-012-Zhang / Download 117.98 KB

Carving stone

  • Nunavut Carving Stone Deposit Evaluation Program: 2015 fieldwork at Rankin Inlet, Cumberland Sound and Arctic Bay, Nunavut
    M.A. Beauregard and J. Ell

    Download 4.37 MB

  • Characterization of carving stone deposits in Aberdeen Bay, southern Baffin Island, Nunavut
    A. Camacho, R.K. Pikor and M.A. Beauregard

    Download 1.96 MB

    Supplementary Data
    CNGO-GDS2015-013-Camacho / Download 156.17 KB

Outreach and capacity building

  • NUMIN: online access to information about mineral showings and exploration-project documents at
    A. Markey, P. Budkewitsch, S.L. Basso and S. Sharpe

    Download 1.19 MB