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Ministry of Energy Mines and Responsible for Core Review

GeoFile 2009-7: In situ Magnetic Susceptibility Measurements
in the Whipsaw Creek-Eastgate-Wolfe Creek Area, southern British Columbia (NTS 092H/01W, 02E, 07E, 08W)

by N.W.D. Massey, J. Baker, J.M.S. Vineham, S.L. Oliver and S. Jasechko 

View GeoFile 2009-7 (PDF, 37.4 MB)

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In situ measurements of magnetic susceptibility were made on a routine basis at most stations during the 2008 field season in the Whipsaw Creek-Eastgate-Wolfe Creek area. The area is located on the eastern boundary of Manning Park, about 15 km southwest of the town of Princeton. The geology of the area is described in Massey et al (2009a, 2009b).


The measurements were made using a Exploranium KT-9 kappameter. Ten individual readings were taken scattered over the outcrop at each station and the average recorded. Data for each station is tabulated in the MS Excel file and summarized by stratigraphic unit in Table 1 and Figure 1 on the accompanying poster.

 

References:


Massey, N.W.D. , Vineham, J.M.S. and Oliver, S.L. (2009a): Southern Nicola Project: Whipsaw Creek-Eastgate-Wolfe Creek area, southern British Columbia, (NTS 92H/01W, 02E, 07E, 08W); in Geological Fieldwork 2008, B.C. Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources, Paper 2009-1, pages 189 - 204.


Massey, N.W.D. , Vineham, J.M.S. and Oliver, S.L. (2009b): Geology and mineral deposits of the Whipsaw Creek-Eastgate-Wolfe Creek area, British Columbia, (parts of NTS 92H/01W; 92H/02E; 92H/07E; 92H/08W); B.C. Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources, Open File 2009-8: 1:30 000-scale.


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