Report of Activities 2014

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Table of contents
Opening Pages
Minister's Message
Project Location Map
Annual review by C.O. Böhm
Publications  - Preliminary Maps, Publications Released and External Publications

Chapters by Areas:

Superior Province
Trans-Hudson Orogen
Community Liaison

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Superior Province

Preliminary results from bedrock mapping in the Armstrong Lake area, Pikwitonei granulite domain, central Manitoba (parts of NTS 63P10, 11)
by C.G. Couëslan

Preliminary results from bedrock mapping in the Partridge Crop Lake area, eastern margin of the Thompson nickel belt, central Manitoba (parts of NTS 63P11, 12) – Year Two
by C.G. Couëslan
NOTE: The PDF of GS-2 from Report of Activities 2014 has been reprinted with a minor change to the footer (December, 2014).

Mineral chemistry of chromite in the Mayville intrusion: evidence for petrogenesis and linkage to the Bird River sill in the Neoarchean Bird River greenstone belt, southeastern Manitoba (parts of NTS 52L5, 6, 12)
by X.M. Yang and H.P. Gilbert

Granitoid rocks in southeastern Manitoba: preliminary results of reconnaissance mapping and sampling
by X.M. Yang

Stratigraphic and structural reappraisal of the Bidou assemblage in the vicinity of the southeastern margin of the Ross River pluton, Rice Lake belt, southeastern Manitoba, and implications for gold mineralization (part of NTS 52L14)
by X. Zhou, S. Lin and S.D. Anderson

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Trans-Hudson Orogen

Update on the geology and geochemistry of the west Reed Lake area, Flin Flon greenstone belt, west-central Manitoba (part of NTS 63K10)
by S. Gagné and S.D. Anderson

Whole-rock oxygen-isotope mapping of the footwall alteration zones at the Lalor auriferous VMS deposit, Snow Lake, west-central Manitoba (NTS 63K16)
by P. Mercier-Langevin, A. Caté and P.-S. Ross

Structural controls on geometry and ore distribution in the Lalor auriferous VMS deposit, Snow Lake, west-central Manitoba (part of NTS 63K16): preliminary results from underground mapping
by A. Caté, P. Mercier-Langevin, P.-S. Ross and D. Simms
NOTE: This report was reprinted with revisions, January 2015.

Characteristics and controls of gold mineralization in the Brunne Lake area of the Flin Flon belt, west-central Manitoba (parts of NTS 63K11, 14)
by J.A. Dunn and S. Gagné

Geological scoping study of the Sherridon structure, northern margin of the Flin Flon domain, western Manitoba (parts of NTS 63N2, 3)
by C.G. Couëslan and T. Martins

Bedrock geology of the Northern Indian Lake area, Manitoba (parts of NTS 64H3, 5, 6)
by P.D. Kremer and T. Martins

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Introduction to the GEM-2 Hudson–Ungava Project, Hudson Bay Lowland, northeastern Manitoba
by M.P.B. Nicolas, D. Lavoie and J. Harrison
MGS Data Repository Item DRI2014002 is supplementary to this report. (Excel file)

Reconnaissance field mapping of Paleozoic rocks along the Churchill River and Churchill coastal area, northeastern Manitoba (parts of NTS 54E, L, K)
by M.P.B. Nicolas and G.A. Young

Diagenesis of the Lower Silurian Ekwan River and Attawapiskat formations, Hudson Bay Lowland, northern Manitoba (parts of NTS 54B, F, G)
by L.A. Eggie, E. Pietrus, A. Ramdoyal and N. Chow

Update on the rare-earth element potential of the Gammon Ferruginous Member of the Upper Cretaceous Pierre Shale in southwestern Manitoba
by J.D. Bamburak, T. Martins, M.P.B. Nicolas and X.M. Yang
MGS Data Repository Item DRI2014004 is supplementary to this report. (Excel file)

Late Cretaceous (Santonian–Campanian) marine microfossils of the Manitoba escarpment, southwestern Manitoba
by R. Muehlbauer, D.C. Kelly, J.D. Bamburak and M.P.B. Nicolas

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Preliminary Quaternary geology in the Gillam area, northeastern Manitoba (parts of NTS 54D5–11, 54C12) – Year Two
by M.S. Trommelen, Y. Wang and M. Ross
MGS Data Repository Item DRI2014003 is supplementary to this report. (Excel file)

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Community Liaison

Community liaison and a collaborative community-based geological mapping project of the Munroe Lake greenstone belt at Gods Lake, east-central Manitoba (parts of NTS 53L7, 8, 9, 10)
by L.A. Murphy

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Manitoba Rocks!: mineral education outreach breaking new ground
by S. Michaels


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