Report of Activities 2017

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Entire 2017 volume (113 MB)

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Opening pages
Minister's Message
In Memoriam: Peter Theyer
Foreword by C.J. Beaumont-Smith
Project Location Map
Table of contents
Manitoba Geological Survey and External Publications - December 2016 to November 2017
Growth, Enterprise and Trade Staff Directory
Manitoba Resource Development and Geological Survey Contacts

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Detailed stratigraphic and structural mapping of the Oxford Lake–Knee Lake greenstone belt at southern and central Knee Lake, Manitoba (parts of NTS 53L15, 53M2)
by S.D. Anderson

Reconnaissance work at Reekie Lake in the Munro Lake greenstone belt, Superior province, central Manitoba (part of NTS 63L11)
by C.G. Couëslan

Preliminary results of bedrock mapping at Bigstone Lake and Knight Lake, northwestern Superior province, Manitoba (parts of NTS 53E11, 12, 13, 14)
by M.L. Rinne
Note: File re-released December 2017 with minor correction to legend of Figure GS2017-3-5.

Discriminative study of genetically diverse carbonate rocks in the northwestern Pikwitonei granulite domain and Split Lake block, central Manitoba (parts of NTS 63P11, 12, 64A1)
by J.A. Macdonald, A.R. Chakhmouradian, C.G. Couëslan and E.P. Reguir
MGS Data Repository Item DRI2017005 is supplementary to this report. (Excel file)

Whole-rock and mineral geochemistry as exploration tools for rare-element pegmatite in Manitoba: examples from the Cat Lake–Winnipeg River and Wekusko Lake pegmatite fields (parts of NTS 52L6, 63J13)
by T. Martins, R.L. Linnen, M.A.F. Fedikow and J. Singh
MGS Data Repository Item DRI2017004 is supplementary to this report. (Excel file)

Evaluation of diamond-drill core from the Tower Cu-Zn-Ag-Au deposit, sub-Phanerozoic Thompson nickel belt, central Manitoba (part of NTS 63G14)
by C.G. Couëslan

Sub-Phanerozoic basement geology south of Wekusko Lake, eastern Flin Flon belt, north-central Manitoba (parts of NTS 63J5, 12, 63K8, 9): insights from drillcore observations and whole-rock geochemistry of mafic rocks
by K.D. Reid

New occurrences of kimberlite-like intrusive rocks in drillcore from south of Wekusko Lake, eastern Flin Flon belt, north-central Manitoba (NTS 63J12)
by A.R. Chakhmouradian and K.D. Reid

Examination of exploration drillcore from the Reed Lake area and the sub-Phanerozoic extension of the Paleoproterozoic Flin Flon belt, west-central Manitoba (parts of NTS 63K7, 8, 9, 10)
by S. Gagné

Prehnite-pumpellyite– to amphibolite-facies metamorphism in the Athapapuskow Lake area, west-central Manitoba (parts of NTS 63K12, 13)
by M. Lazzarotto, D.R.M. Pattison and S. Gagné

Geological investigations of the Wasekwan Lake area, Lynn Lake greenstone belt, northwestern Manitoba (parts of NTS 64C10, 15)
by X.M. Yang and C.J. Beaumont-Smith

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Update on Paleozoic stratigraphic correlations in the Hudson Bay Lowland, northeastern Manitoba and northern Ontario
by M.P.B. Nicolas and D.K. Armstrong
MGS Data Repository Item DRI2017002 is supplementary to this report. (Excel file)

Sedimentary facies variability of the Upper Ordovician Williams Member in the Williston Basin, southern Manitoba: lithostratigraphic implications
by C.Y.C. Zheng, M.G. Mángano and L.A. Buatois

Detailed examination of drillcore RP95-17, west-central Manitoba (NTS 63C7): evidence of potential for Mississippi Valley–type lead-zinc deposits
by K. Lapenskie and M.P.B. Nicolas

Stratigraphy and geochemistry of the Cretaceous Boyne Member, Carlile Formation, in the Manitoba Potash Corporation core at 3-29-20-29W1, southwestern Manitoba (part of NTS 65K1)
by D.J. Shaw, M.P.B. Nicolas and N. Chow

Preliminary investigation of the potential for lithium in groundwater in sedimentary rocks in southwestern Manitoba
by M.P.B. Nicolas

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Till sampling and ice-flow mapping between Leaf Rapids, Lynn Lake and Kinoosao, northwestern Manitoba (parts of NTS 64B12, 64C9, 11, 12, 14–16, 64F3, 4)
by M.S. Gauthier and T.J. Hodder
MGS Data Repository Item DRI2017003 is supplementary to this report. (Excel file)

Quaternary stratigraphy and till sampling in the Kaskattama highland region, northeastern Manitoba (parts of NTS 53N, O, 54B, C): year two
by T.J. Hodder


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