Summary of Activities 2009
Summary of Activities 2009Geoscience BC, Report 2010-1

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QUEST-South Projects  
Simpson, K.A.:
QUEST-South geophysics: new airborne gravity survey in southern British Columbia (parts of NTS 093A, B, 092H, I, O, P, 082A, E)
(PDF document, 3.3 MB) (file size-reduced version, 319 KB)

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Jackaman, W. and Reichheld, S.A.:
QUEST-South geochemical database upgrades - new survey and sample reanalysis data, southern British Columbia (NTS 082E, L, M,092H, I, J, O, P)
(PDF document, 5.9 MB) (file size-reduced version, 553 KB)

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Minerals Projects  
Heberlein, D.R.:
Comparative study of partial and selective extractions of soils over blind porphyry copper-gold mineralization at Kwanika and Mount Milligan, central British Columbia (NTS 093N/01, /19): fieldwork, soil conductivity and pH results
(PDF document, 8.8 MB) (file size-reduced version, 963 KB)

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Bouzari, F., Hart, C., Barker, S. and Bissig, T.:
Porphyry indicator minerals (PIMs): exploration for concealed deposits in south-central British Columbia (NTS 092I/06, 093A/12, 093N/01, /14)
(PDF document, 4.6 MB) (file size-reduced version, 799 KB)

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Sacco, D.A., Ward, B.C., Maynard, D., Geertsema, M. and Reichheld, S.:
Terrain mapping, glacial history and drift prospecting in the northwest corner of McLeod Lake map area (part of NTS 093J), central British Columbia
(PDF document, 10.3 MB) (file size-reduced version, 905 KB)

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Ferbey, T.:
Quaternary geology and till geochemistry of the Nadina River map area (NTS 093E/15), west-central British Columbia
(PDF document, 3.7 MB) (file size-reduced version, 373 KB)

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Bissig, T., Vaca, S., Schiarizza, P. and Hart, C.:
Geochemical and physical variations in the Late Triassic Nicola Arc and metallogenic implications, central British Columbia (NTS 092P, 093A, N): preliminary results
(PDF document, 3.1 MB) (file size-reduced version, 279 KB)

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Mitchinson, D.E. and Bissig, T.:
Enhancing geophysical interpretation and mineral deposit modelling through knowledge of physical rock properties: magnetic susceptibility studies for porphyry deposits in the QUEST and QUEST-West areas (NTS 93E, K, N)
(PDF document, 6.0 MB) (file size-reduced version, 569 KB)

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Mortensen, J.K. and Chapman, R.:
Characterization of placer- and lode-gold grains as an exploration tool in east-central British Columbia (NTS 093A, B, G, H)
(PDF document, 7.8 MB) (file size-reduced version, 868 KB)

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Norris, J.R., Hart, C.J.R., Tosdal, R.M. and Rees, C.:
Preliminary study of the magmatic evolution, mineralization and alteration of the Red Chris copper-gold porphyry deposit, northwestern British Columbia (NTS 104H/12W)
(PDF document, 7.1 MB) (file size-reduced version, 696 KB)

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Byrne, K., Tosdal, R.M. and Simpson, K.A.:
Coherent and clastic rocks in the Southwest Zone alkalic porphyry copper-gold system, Galore Creek, northwestern British Columbia (NTS 104G)
(PDF document, 21.6 MB) (file size-reduced version, 2.2 MB)

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Pignotta, G.S., Mahoney, J.B., Hardel, B.G. and Meyers, J.L.:
Volcanic facies, deformation and economic mineralization in Paleozoic strata of the Terrace- Kitimat area, British Columbia (NTS 103I)
(PDF document, 6.5 MB) (file size-reduced version, 627 KB)

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Smith, J.L. and Arehart, G.B.:
Isotopic investigation of the Adanac porphyry molybdenum deposit in northwest British Columbia (NTS 104N/11): final project report
(PDF document, 4.1 MB) (file size-reduced version, 541 KB)

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Höy, T.:
Geology of the Deer Park map area, southeastern British Columbia (NTS 082E/08)
(PDF document, 8.2 MB) (file size-reduced version, 881 KB)

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Canil, D.:
Ultramafic intrusions, detailed geology and geobarometry of the Jurassic Bonanza Arc in the Port Renfrew region, southern Vancouver Island (NTS 092C)
(PDF document, 3.6 MB) (file size-reduced version, 385 KB)

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Ruks, T., Mortensen, J.K. and Cordey, F.:
New Results of Geological Mapping and Micropaleontological and Lead Isotopic Studies of Volcanogenic Massive Sulphide--Hosting Stratigraphy of the Middle and Late Paleozoic Sicker and Buttle Lake Groups on Vancouver Island, British Columbia (NTS 092B/13, 092C/16, 092E/09, /16, 092F/02, /05, /07)
(PDF document, 22.4 MB) (file size-reduced version, 1.7 MB)

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Cadell, W.M. and Mulligan, G.:
Development of a Google Earth query tool for wider dissemination of British Columbia data to the geoscience community
(PDF document, 909 KB) (file size-reduced version, 270 KB)

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Barlow, N.D., Flower, K.E., Sweeney, S.B., Robinson, G.L. and Barlow, J.R.:
QUEST and QUEST-West Property File: analysis and integration of Property File's Industry File documents with British Columbia's MINFILE (NTS 093, 094A, B, C, D, 103I)
(PDF document, 8.5 MB) (file size-reduced version, 1.2 MB)

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Owsiacki, G. and Payie, G.:
MINFILE update of the QUEST project area, central British Columbia (parts of NTS 093A, B, G, H, J, K, N, O, 094C, D)
(PDF document, 16.6 MB) (file size-reduced version, 967 KB)

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Oil and Gas Projects  
Hayward, N. and Calvert, A.J.:
Near-surface volcanic rocks in the southeastern Nechako Basin, south-central British Columbia (parts of NTS 092N, O, 093B, C): interpretation of the Canadian Hunter seismic reflection surveys and first-arrival tomographic inversion
(PDF document, 20.5 MB) (file size-reduced version, 1.8 MB)

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Smithyman, B.R. and Clowes, R.M.:
Improved nearsurface velocity models from the Nechako Basin seismic survey, south-central British Columbia (parts of NTS 093B, C, F, G), part 1: traveltime inversions
(PDF document, 3.8 MB) (file size-reduced version, 483 KB)

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Cassidy, J.F., Kim, H., Idowu, O., Kao, H., Dosso, S., Frederiksen, A., Mercier, J-P., Bostock, M., Frassetto, A. and Zandt, G.:
Passive source seismic studies of the sediments, crust and mantle beneath the Nechako Basin, south-central British Columbia (NTS 092O, 093B, C, F, G)
(PDF document, 7.3 MB) (file size-reduced version, 725 KB)

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Hayes, B.J.R.:
Horn River Basin aquifer characterization project, northeastern British Columbia (NTS 094I, J, O, P): progress report
(PDF document, 2.2 MB) (file size-reduced version, 254 KB)

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Golding, M.L., Ferri, F., Mortensen, J.K., Zonneveld, J-P. and Orchard, M.J.:
Biostratigraphic and sedimentological studies of natural gas-bearing Triassic strata in the Halfway River map area (NTS 094/B), northeastern British Columbia: progress report
(PDF document, 4.4 MB) (file size-reduced version, 446 KB)

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Henderson, C.M., Zubin-Stathopoulos, K., Dean, G., Spratt, D. and Chau, Y.P.:
Tectonic history, biostratigraphy and fracture analysis of upper Paleozoic and lowest Triassic strata of east-central British Columbia (NTS 093I, O, P): preliminary report
(PDF document, 10.4 MB) (file size-reduced version, 885 KB)

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Summary of Activities 2008
Summary of Activities 2008Geoscience BC, Report 2009-1

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QUEST-West Project  
Kowalczyk, P.L.:
QUEST-West Geophysics in central British Columbia: new regional gravity and helicopter-borne time-domain electromagnetic data
(PDF document, 4.64 MB)
(file size reduced version, 456 KB)

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Jackaman, W., Balfour, J.S. and Reichheld, S.A.:
QUEST-West project geochemistry: field survey and data reanalysis, central British Columbia
(PDF document, 5.48 MB)
(file size reduced version, 765 KB)

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Minerals Projects  
Jackaman, W.:
Stream geochemical survey sample reanalysis, Terrace and Prince Rupert map areas, western British Columbia
(PDF document, 5.48 MB)
(file size reduced version, 207 KB)

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Ferbey, T.:
Trace-element analysis of clay-sized fraction of archived till samples, Babine porphyry copper district, west-central British Columbia
(PDF document, 3.39 MB)
(file size reduced version, 277 KB)

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Ward, B., Maynard, D., Geertsema, M. and Rabb, T.:
Ice-flow history, drift thickness and drift prospecting for a portion of the QUEST Project area, central British Columbia
(PDF document, 11.2 MB)
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Jago, C.J. and Tosdal, R.M.:
Distribution of alteration in an alkalic porphyry copper-gold deposit at Mount Milligan, central British Columbia
(PDF document, 20.0 MB)
(file size reduced version, 2.13 MB)

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Rhys, D.A., Mortensen, J.K. and Ross, K.:
Investigations of orogenic gold deposits in the Cariboo gold district, east-central British Columbia: progress report
(PDF document, 14.9 MB)
(file size reduced version, 2.35 MB)

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Hollis, L., Kennedy, L.A. and Hickey, K.A.:
Mineralization and alteration of Cretaceous rocks of the Taseko Lakes region, southwestern British Columbia
(PDF document, 14.6 MB)
(file size reduced version, 1.38 MB)

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Moore, L.H., Hart, C.J.R. and Marsh, E.E.:
Sulphur sources for gold deposits in the Bridge River-Bralorne mineral district, southwestern British Columbia
(PDF document, 6.29 MB)
(file size reduced version, 875 KB)

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Ruks, T., Mortensen, J.K. and Cordey, F.:
Preliminary results of geological mapping, uranium-lead zircon dating, and micropaleontological and lead isotopic studies of volcanogenic massive sulphide-hosting stratigraphy of the Middle and Late Paleozoic Sicker and Lower Buttle Lake groups on Vancouver Island, British Columbia
(PDF document, 16.8 MB)
(file size reduced version, 1.33 MB)

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Hartlaub, R.P.:
Sediment-hosted stratabound copper-silver-cobalt potential of the Creston Formation, Purcell Supergroup, southeastern British Columbia
(PDF document, 10.3 MB)
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Kirkham, G.D., Miles, W.F., Paradis, S., Finley, B. and Troop, A.:
Time-domain electromagnetic and magnetic survey over the Kootenay Arc, southeastern British Columbia
(PDF document, 2.21 MB)
(file size reduced version, 312 KB)

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Parsons, S., McGaughy, J., Mitchinson, D., Phillips, N. and Lane, T.:
Development and application of a rock property database for British Columbia
(PDF document, 3.04 MB)
(file size reduced version, 286 KB)

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Oil & Gas Projects  
Calvert, A.J., Hayward, N., Smithyman, B.R. and Takham Takougang, E.M.:
Vibroseis survey acquisition in the central Nechako Basin, south-central British Columbia
(PDF document, 4.24 MB)
(file size reduced version, 305 KB)

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Hayward, N. and Calvert, A.J.:
Preliminary first-arrival modelling constraints on the character, thickness and distribution of Neogene and Eocene volcanic rocks in the southeastern Nechako Basin, south-central British Columbia
(PDF document, 3.03 MB)
(file size reduced version, 339 KB)

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Clowes, R.M. and Smithyman, B.R.:
Enhanced velocity structure from waveform tomography of seismic first-arrival data: application to the Nechako Basin, south-central British Columbia
(PDF document, 4.14 MB)
(file size reduced version, 503 KB)

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Kim, H.S., Cassidy, J.F., Dosso, S.E., and Kao, H.:
Mapping the sedimentary rocks and crustal structure of the Nechako Basin, south-central British Columbia using teleseismic receiver functions
(PDF document, 5.29 MB)
(file size reduced version, 982 KB)

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Idowu, O., Frederiksen, A. and Cassidy, J.F.:
Seismic tomography of the Nechako Basin, south-central British Columbia, using ambient seismic noise
(PDF document, 4.62 MB)
(file size reduced version, 313 KB)

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Spratt, J.E. and Craven, J.A.:
Preliminary images of the conductivity structure of the Nechako Basin, south-central British Columbia from the magnetotelluric method
(PDF document, 4.49 MB)
(file size reduced version, 558 KB)

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Mahoney, J.B., Haggart, J.W., MacLaurin, C.I., Forgette, M.M., Goodin, J.R., Balgord, E.A. and Mustard, P.S.:
Regional facies patterns in the northern Jackass Mountain Group, northern Methow Basin, southwestern British Columbia
(PDF document, 5.80 MB)
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Gagnon, J-F. and Waldron, J.W.F.:
Sedimentation patterns and reservoir distribution in a siliciclastic, tectonically active slope environment, Bowser Basin, northwestern British Columbia
(PDF document, 9.64 MB)
(file size reduced version, 1.00 MB)

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Summary of Activities 2007
Summary of Activities 2007Geoscience BC, Report 2008-1

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QUEST Project  
Barnett, C.T. and Kowalczyk, P.L.:
Airborne electromagnetics and airborne gravity in the QUEST Project area, Williams Lake to Mackenzie, British Columbia
(PDF document, 6.81 MB)
(file size reduced version, 781 kb)

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Jackaman, W. and Balfour, J.S.:
QUEST Project geochemistry field surveys and data reanalysis, central British Columbia
(PDF document, 3.22 MB)
(file size reduced version, 333 kb)

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Minerals Projects  
Andrews, G.D.M. and Russell, J.K.:
Cover thickness across the southern Interior Plateau, British Columbia: constraints from water-well records
(PDF document, 6.99 MB)
(file size reduced version, 811 kb)

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Blevings, S.K., Kennedy, L.A. and Hickey, K.A.
Controls on copper and gold mineralization along the contact between the Coast Plutonic Complex and the southeast Coast Belt, Taseko Lakes region, southwestern British Columbia
(PDF document, 4.64 MB)
(file size reduced version, 3.58 Mb)

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Fecova, K., Marshall, D., Staples, R., Xue, G., Ullrich, T.D. and Close, S.
Layered intrusions and regional geology of the Nootka Sound area, Vancouver Island, British Columbia
(PDF document, 14.1 MB)
(file size reduced version, 1.68 Mb)

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Hart, C.J.R., Goldfarb, R.J., Ullrich, T.D. and Friedman, R.:
Gold, granites and geochronology: timing of formation of the Bralorne-Pioneer gold orebodies and the Bendor batholith, southwestern British Columbia
(PDF document, 2.92 MB)
(file size reduced version, 537 kb)

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Hollis, L., Hickey, K. and Kennedy, L.A.:
Mineralization and alteration associated with an hypothesized copper (molybdenum) porphyry system in the Taseko Lakes area, southwestern British Columbia
(PDF document, 16.8 MB)
(file size reduced version, 1.06 Mb)

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Kilby, W.E. and Kilby, C.E.:
Hyperspectral Imagery Demonstration Project, British Columbia
(PDF document, 11.2 MB)
(file size reduced version, 915 kb)

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Ruks, T. and Mortensen, J.K.:
Geological setting of volcanogenic massive sulphide occurrences in the Middle Paleozoic Sicker Group of the Cowichan Lake uplift, southern Vancouver Island, British Columbia
(PDF document, 26.3 MB)
(file size reduced version, 1.81 Mb)

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Smith, J.L., Arehart, G.B. and Pinsent, R.:
New models for mineral exploration in British Columbia: is there a continuum between porphyry molybdenum deposits and intrusion-hosted gold deposits?
(PDF document, 6.84 MB)
(file size reduced version, 1.13 Mb)

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Tosdal, R.M., Jackson, M., Pass, H.E., Rees, C., Simpson, K.A., Cooke, D.R., Chamberlain, C.M. and Ferreira, L.:
Hydrothermal breccia in the Mount Polley alkalic prophyry copper-gold deposit, British Columbia
(PDF document, 4.70 MB)
(file size reduced version, 559 kb)

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Oil & Gas Projects  
Cassidy, J.F., Al-Khoubbi, I. and Kim, H.S.:
Mapping the structure of the Nechako Basin using passive source seismology
(PDF document, 5.39 MB)
(file size reduced version, 723 kb)

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Gagnon, J-F. and Waldron, J.W.F.:
Ashman Ridge section revisited: new insights for the evolution of the Bowser Basin, northwestern British Columbia
(PDF document, 5.49 MB)
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Hayward, N. and Calvert, A.J.:
Structure of the southeastern Nechako Basin, south-central British Columbia: preliminary results of seismic interpretation and first-arrival tomographic modelling
(PDF document, 4.47 MB)
(file size reduced version, 647 kb)

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Mustard, P.S., Mahoney, J.B., Goodin, J.R., MacLaurin, C.I. and Haggart, J.W.:
New studies of the Lower Cretaceous Jackass Mountain Group on the southern margin of the Nechako Basin, south-central British Columbia: progress and preliminary observations
(PDF document, 9.42 MB)
(file size reduced version, 2.65 kb)

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Spratt, J., Craven, J., Shareef, S., Ferri, F. and Riddell, J.:
Designing a test survey in the Nechako Basin, south-central British Columbia to determine the usefulness of the magnetotelluric method in oil and gas exploration
(PDF document, 2.68 MB)
(file size reduced version, 559 kb)

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