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Ministry of Energy Mines and Responsible for Core Review

GeoFile 2004-7:  Stream Geochemical Survey Guide


by Ray Lett and Wayne Jackaman


View GeoFile 2004-7 (PDF, 504 KB)


GeoFile 2004-7 describes the methods used by the British Columbia Geological Survey in the field to collect, prepare, store and ship sediment and water samples.  It is intended as an illustrated “how to” guide for regional geochemical survey procedures and logistics. Individuals and companies working in British Columbia and similar terrains, will find this publication useful for planning their exploration programs and ensuring quality control.


All publications of the BC Geological Survey are available digitally, free of charge, from this website.

For questions or more information on geology and minerals in British Columbia contact BCGS Mailbox or call toll free (BC Residents only).