Skip to main content

Skip to navigation

The access keys for this page are:

Ministry of Energy Mines and Responsible for Core Review

Till Geochemistry of the Fawnie Creek Map Area
(NTS 93F/3)

BCMEMPR Open File 1994-18

by V.M. Levson, T.R. Giles, S.J. Cook and W. Jackaman


View Open File (PDF, 29.8 MB)

View Map (PDF, 2.6 MB)

Appendices (PDF, 28.1 MB)

Download Digital Data (ZIP, 62 kB) 


Open File 1994-18 presents the results from regional till geochemical sampling in the Fawnie Creek map area, conducted at 171 sites in 1993. The program demonstrates the utility of till geochemical sampling in regions where mineral exploration has been hampered by thick drift cover. Surficial geology mapping was conducted in conjunction with till geochemical sampling in order to understand the glacial history of the area and provide a basis for design of the sampling program. The primary objective of the till geochemical survey in the Fawnie area was to identify areas where glaciers eroded mineralized bedrock and redeposited the mineral debris as till in down-ice dispersal trains.


All printed 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).