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Ministry of Energy Mines and Responsible for Core Review

8. Bibliography  (*) (C09)

Online help is also available from the MINFILE/www online coding card.

 

The MINFILE bibliography is intended to identify all significant references for a deposit. References may be typed or use 'copy and paste' to input text into this field.  In general, references are to be quoted in summary format, identifying publication, year and page. References of particular value in identifying or describing a deposit should be marked with an asterisk (*).

 

Standard referencing techniques should be used for publications or references which are not included in the list of abbreviations below or which do not fit in a summary format. When listing the appropriate references, the coding geologist should attempt to list them in the same order as outlined in the listing of abbreviated codes. If more than one line is required for a reference or list of similar references, then indent the second line and subsequent lines by 3 characters.

 

Example of a standard reference:

Price, R.A. (1962): Fernie Map-area, East Half, Alberta and British Columbia, Geological Survey of Canada, Paper 61-24.

The corresponding MINFILE abbreviated reference is:

"GSC P 61-24"

"Property File" alone is not identified as a reference. The specific document used should be identified as the reference source and should be listed under the heading of "EMPR PF" which indicates that this item is found within the Ministry's Property File. Each item in the list is separated by a semicolon.

 

For example: 

EMPR PF (Total Energold Ltd., Annual Report, 1989; Cassiar Mining Corp., maps and notes, 1987).

The following formats should be followed in coding references:

  • List references in the same order as the listing of abbreviated codes.

  • All reference abbreviations must be in upper case letters.

  • All older versions of Ministry names should appear as "EMPR".

  • Two or more similar references should be joined, e.g., GSC MEM 217, p. 118 and
    GSC MEM 110 should be: GSC MEM 110; 217, p. 118.

  • Order of references should be lowest number to highest or earliest date to present.

  • Lists of references are separated by a semicolon (;) except for EMPR Assessment
    Reports which are separated by commas.

  • An asterisk (*) should identify important references and should be placed before the
    number, year or name not at the beginning, e.g., EMPR ASS RPT 10172, *12470,
    13131 and, EMPR AR *1901-13; 1914-98; *1936-45 GSC P 31; *45, p. 10.

  • Property File references contain information in brackets. e.g., EMPR PF (Smith, B.J.
    (1939)......).

  • Page numbers should follow the main reference separated by a comma e.g., EMPR
    OF 1987, p. 35 and GSC BULL, pp. 35-107.

  • The following exceptions use hyphens rather than page designations due to the
    volume of references, e.g., EMPR EXPL 1977-33, EMPR GEM 1981-252, and EMPR
    AR 1900-122; 1901-383.

A listing of abbreviated codes for selected publications commonly referred to in MINFILE is as follows:

 

EM (Ministry of Energy and Mines) is now EMPR (Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources) since June 2005.

 

AEROMAG MAP

Aeromagnetic Map

AR

Minister of Mines Annual Report (1874-1968) (1969-1979 includes metal production tables)

ASS RPT

Assessment Report (fiche and hard copy reports in regional offices and Victoria Library)

BC METAL

File containing production data from Land Management and Policy Branch  (now Minerals, Oil and Gas Branch, Resource Development Division)

BULL

Bulletin

COMM FILE

Commodity File

ENG INSP

Engineering and Inspection Branch (Abandoned Mines Plans Fiche and MDRP Reports) - see LMP

EXPL

Exploration in British Columbia (1975-1997); Exploration and Mining in British Columbia (1998-current)

EXPLORE BC

EXPLORE BC Program (1994-1996) (files: GMIP - Grassroots Mineral Incentive Program; MEIP - Mineral Exploration Incentive Program; AMEP - Accelerated Mine Exploration Program)

FIELDWORK

Fieldwork, year, page

GEM

Geology, Exploration and Mining in British Columbia (1969-74)

GEOLOGY

Geology in British Columbia

GEOS MAP

Geoscience Map

GF

GeoFile

IND MIN FILE

Industrial Minerals File (currently with Dan Hora)

INDEX

Index to Minister of Mines Annual Reports (e.g. INDEX 3 (to 1953); INDEX 4 (1954 to 1964))

INF CIRC

Information Circular

IR

Information Report (Summary of Operations) (1980-1984)

LMP

Land Management and Policy Branch (Abandoned Mines Plans Fiche) - formerly ENG INSP; now Mines Branch

MAP

Map (see also AEROMAG MAP, GEOS MAP, MIN   POT MAP, PRELIM MAP)

MDAP

Mine Development Assessment Process (available in Ministry library)

MEIP

Mineral Exploration Incentive Program (1978-1979)

MER

Mineral Exploration Review (see also Information Circulars circa 1983-1 to present)

MINING

Mining in British Columbia (1975-1980; 1981-1985; 1986-1987; 1988)

MIN POT MAP

Mineral Potential Map

MIN STATS

B.C. Mineral Statistics Annual Summary Tables (1985-1990); B.C. Mineral Output (Statistical Output) (1990 to present)

MR MAP

Mineral Reference Map (showing surveyed claims)

NGR

National Geochemical Reconnaisance (1978 and before)

OF

Open File

P

Paper

PAP

Prospectors Assistance Program (EXPLORE BC Program (1994-1996))

PERS COMM

Personal Communication or Office Memos

PF

Property File (located in Victoria Library)

PRELIM MAP

Preliminary Map

RGS

Regional Geochemical Survey (1978-current)

 
EMR (Energy, Mines and Resources Canada, now Natural Resources Canada NRCan) (2* below)
 

AEROMAG MAP

Aeromagnetic Map

MIN BULL MR #

Mineral Bulletin MR # (e.g. 166; 181 (1976, 1977, 1978); 198 (1983); 223 (1989))

MP COMM FILE

Commodity File

MP CORPFILE

Corporation File (similar to our Property Files, but located in Ottawa)

MP RESFILE

Reserves File (located in Ottawa)

MRI

Mineral Policy Sector Internal Report (e.g. MRI 80/7 (1980))

 

GSC (Geological Survey of Canada) (3*)

ANN RPT

Annual Report

BULL

Bulletin

CAT

Catalogues

EC GEOL

Economic Geology Report

GB

Guidebooks

MAP

Map (examples of types: 12-1975, 1978-1, 1203A, 4596G)

MB

Museum Bulletins

MEM

Memoir

MISC RPT

Miscellaneous Reports

OF

Open File

P

Paper

PROG RPT

Progress Report

SUM RPT

Summary Report

 

CANMET (formerly Mines Branch) (4*)

 

IR

Investigation Report

RPT

Publications

TB

Technical Bulletin

 

OTHERS

 

AAPG

American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin

AEG

The Association of Exploration Geochemists

Air Photo

Air Photograph

ARMS

Aggregate Resource Management System (Ministry of Transportation and Highways)

CAN ROCKHOUND

The Canadian Rockhound; includes Internet Magazine (http://canadianrockhound.mining.com/)

CIM

Canadian Institute of Mining

CJES

Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences

CMH

Canadian Mines Handbook

CMJ

Canadian Mining Journal

CSPG

Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologist Bulletin

DIAND

Department of Indian and Northern Affairs (5*)

ECON GEOL

Economic Geology and Bulletin of the Society of Economic Geologists

EMG

Exploration and Mining Geology (Journal of the Geological Society of CIM)

EMJ

Engineering and Mining Journal

FIN POST

Financial Post

GAC

Geological Association of Canada

GBC

Geoscience BC

GCNL

George Cross News Letter

Geotech File

Geotechnical File for gravel pits (Ministry of Transportation and Highways)

GSA

Geological Society of America

IAEA

International Atomic Energy Agency

IPDM

International Prospector and Developer Magazine

JGE

Journal of Geochemical Exploration

MAC

Mining Association of Canada

MEG

Mineral Exploration Group (Vancouver)

MIN REV

Mining Review Magazine

MTH

Ministry of Transportation and Highways: District Pit or Provincial Pit (gravel pit numbers)

NAGMIN

North American Gold Mining Industry News

N MINER

Northern Miner (http://www.northernminer.com/)

N MINER MAG

Northern Miner Magazine

NW PROSP

Northwest Prospector Miners & Developers Bulletin

PERS COMM

Personal Communication

PR REL

Press Release

SMF

Statement of Material Facts

USGS

United States Geological Survey

VSE

Vancouver Stock Exchange

V STOCKWATCH

Vancouver Stockwatch

WIN

Western Investment News

W MINER

Western Miner and Oil Review Magazine

WWW

World Wide Web (Internet) (see Industry Web Links in MINFILE)

 

References are available from the following sources:

 

1*

Ministry of Energy and Mines, Library Services, James T. Fyles Library, PO Box 9321 Stn Prov Govt, Victoria  BC  V8W 9N3; Location 1st Flr. - 1810 Blanshard Street, Phone: (250) 952-0583; Fax: (250) 952-0581; Email: Jennifer.Lu@gov.bc.ca; WWW: http://www.empr.gov.bc.ca/Mining/Geoscience/Pages/Library.aspx

or

http://www.empr.gov.bc.ca/Mining/Geoscience/PublicationsCatalogue/Pages/HowtogetGSBPublications.aspx.

2*

National Mineral Inventory (NMI)/ EMR CORPFILE and EMR CORPFILE Index, Contact: James Lauer, Director, Statistics and Economic Analysis Division (SEAD), Minerals and Metals Sector, Natural Resources Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Phone: (613) 995-5301, e-mail: jlauer@nrcan.gc.ca; WWW: http://www.nrcan.gc.ca//library/home

 

Note:  After more than 15 years, the EMR CORPFILE records have been culled and indexed.  The EMR CORPFILE Index lists records by company and year.

3*

Earth Sciences Information Centre (ESIC), Geological Survey of Canada (GSC), 601 Booth Street, Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 0E8; Bookstore: Phone (613) 995-4342, Fax (613) 943-0646, Email: gsc_bookstore@gsc.nrcan.gc.ca; Library: Phone: (613) 996-3919, Fax: (613) 943-8742, Email: esic@nrcan.gc.ca; Interlibrary Loan Service: Phone: (613) 996-1604, Fax: (613) 943-8742, Email: ill@gsc.nrcan.gc.ca; GSC WWW: http://www.nrcan.gc.ca/libraries/03_e.html; ESIC  http://www.nrcan.gc.ca/earth-sciences

Geoscience Research Library, Geological Survey of Canada, Pacific, 1500 - 605 Robson St., Vancouver, BC, V6B 5J3, Phone: (604) 666-3812, Email: libvan@nrcan.gc.ca; Maps and Publication Sales: 1500 - 605 Robson St., Phone: (604) 666-1147; WWW: http://www.nrcan.gc.ca/library/193

4*

Minerals and Metals Sector; http://www.nrcan.gc.ca/mining-materials/mining  

5*

Exploration and Geological Services Division, Indian and Northern Affairs, 345-300 Main Street, Whitehorse, YT, Y1A 2B5; Contacts: Grant Abbott, Chief Geologist, Phone: (867) 667-3200, Fax: (867) 393-6232, Email:gabbott@gov.yk.ca; Robert Deklerk, MINFILE Geologist, Phone: (867) 667-3205, Email: robert.deklerk@gov.yk.ca; WWW: http://www.geology.gov.yk.ca/