New QUEST Stream Sediment Geochemistry Released (NTS 093O)

May 21, 2008-Geoscience BC is pleased to release Geoscience BC Report 2008-7, which contains regional stream sediment and water geochemical data for the Pine Pass map sheet (NTS 093O). The Northern Development Initiative Trust, through their Pine Beetle Recovery program, co-funded the sample collection and analysis with Geoscience BC.

Geoscience BC Report 2008-7 reports results for new samples from over 850 sites in the Pine Pass sheet, which were collected last summer by CME Managing Consultants Inc. Noble Exploration Services Ltd. supervised sample preparation and analysis. The report includes survey descriptions and details regarding methods, field and analytical data listings, summary statistics, a sample location map, a geology map and maps for individual metals. Raw digital data files used in the production process are included in XLS and DBF formats.

To download Geoscience BC Report 2008-7, please go to and click on the "Download QUEST data" button. This data set will also be available through the BC Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources MapPlace website:

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