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Ministry of Energy Mines and Responsible for Core Review

GeoFile 2010-2:  In Situ Magnetic Susceptibility Measurements in the Southern Nicola Project Area, Southern British Columbia (NTS 092H/01W, 02E, 07, 08W, 10S)

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

View GeoFile 2010-2 (PDF, 14.6 MB)

Download Magnetic Susceptibility Compilation in Excel format (ZIP, 213 KB)

 

This GeoFile updates and replaces GeoFile 2009-7.  It comprises in situ measurements of magnetic susceptibility that were made on a routine basis at most stations during the 2008 (the Whipsaw Creek-Eastgate-Wolfe Creek area) and 2009 (Granite Creek area) field seasons.  The project 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) and Massey and Oliver (2010a, 2010b).


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.

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Massey, N.W.D., Vineham, J.M.S. and. Oliver, S.L (2009a): Geology and Mineral Deposits of the Whipsaw Creek-Eastgate-Wolfe Creek area, British Columbia (92H/01W, 92H/02E, 92H/07E and 92H/08W), B.C. Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources, Open File 2009-8.


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


Massey, N.W.D and Oliver, S.L. (2010): Geology and Mineral Deposits of the Granite Creek Area, British Columbia (92H/07, 92H/10S), B.C. Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources, Open File 2010-06, 1:30,000-scale.


Massey N.W.D. and Oliver, S.L. (2010): Southern Nicola Project: Granite Creek Area, southern British Columbia (parts of 92H/07, 10), in Geological Fieldwork 2009, B.C. Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources, Paper 2010-1, pages 113 – 126.


 

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