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Ministry of Energy Mines and Responsible for Core Review

Chapter XII - Conclusion



The MINFILE/pc program is periodically upgraded to enhance the capabilities of the system, so stay tuned for future versions.

Coding and updating of the MINFILE data continue and efforts are being made to make the data standard, consistent and complete. The MINFILE team is also reviewing database design issues in areas such as Stratigraphic Host, Work History and Bibliography.

Comments and requests for MINFILE information, MINFILE Coding Manual, MINFILE/pc system diskettes and the MINFILE/pc User's Manual should be directed to:


BC Geological Survey
Ministry of Energy, Mines & Petroleum Resources
P.O. Box 9333 STN PROV GOV'T
Victoria, BC, Canada   V8W 9N3

Office: 5th Floor, 1810 Blanshard Street
Phone: (250) 952-0429
Fax: (250) 952-0381


MINFILE Team Contacts:

Kirk Hancock (250) 952-0433
Laura de Groot (250) 952-0387
Larry Jones (250) 952-0386


The data diskettes, Reports on CD-ROM and maps can be purchased from:


Crown Publications Inc.
521 Fort Street
Victoria, B.C., V8W 1E7
Tel: (250) 386-4636; Fax: (604) 386-0221

We sincerely hope that you will find MINFILE/pc easy, interesting and economical to use in all your geological endeavours.