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Releases for 2017

November 15, 2017
Report of Activities 2017
Preliminary Maps:
PMAP2017-1 (parts of NTS 63K9, 10, 15, 16)
PMAP2017-2 (parts of NTS 63K7, 8, 9, 10)
PMAP2017-3 (parts of NTS 64C10, 15)
Data Repository Items:
DRI2017002 (digital web release only)
DRI2017003 (digital web release only)
DRI2017004 (digital web release only)
DRI2017005 (digital web release only)
DRI2017006 (digital web release only)
Open Files:
OF2017-4: Quaternary stratigraphy and till composition along the Hayes, Gods, Nelson, Fox, Stupart, Yakaw, Angling and Pennycutaway rivers, northeast Manitoba (parts of NTS 53N, 54C, 54D, 54F)
Digital Re-Releases

September 29, 2017
Open File:
OF2017-3: Preliminary geology of the diamond occurrence at southern Knee Lake, Oxford Lake–Knee Lake greenstone belt, Manitoba (NTS 53L15); (digital web release only)

September 6, 2017
Data Repository Item:
DRI2017001: Biogeochemistry data from a vegetation orientation survey in the area of the Tanco pegmatite, Bernic Lake, southeastern Manitoba (NTS 52L6); (digital web release only)

May 8, 2017
Open File:
OF2017-2: Kimberlite-indicator-mineral results derived from glacial sediments (till) in the Southern Indian Lake area of north-central Manitoba (parts of NTS 64B15, 64G1, 2, 7, 8); (digital web release only)

April 21, 2017
Open File:
OF2017-1: Kimberlite-indicator-mineral results derived from glacial sediments (till) in the Kaskattama; (digital web release only)


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Releases for November 15, 2017


REPORT OF ACTIVITIES 2017

A comprehensive summary of geological investigations conducted by the Manitoba Geological Survey (MGS) in the past year. The report includes new field programs, new digital initiatives, and collaborative ventures with the federal government, universities and the mineral exploration industry. The Report of Activities provides industry with the most current geoscience information available to help focus exploration strategies and assist with mineral investment decisions for the coming year.
(219 p.; PDF)

PDFs of the entire Report of Activities 2017 are available for download free of charge at http://www.manitoba.ca/iem/geo/field/index.html

 

PRELIMINARY MAP SERIES

Note: Preliminary Maps are available in print for $10.00 plus PST or in PDF as a free download

PMAP2017-1
Geology of the exposed basement in the Reed Lake area, Flin Flon belt, west-central Manitoba (parts of NTS 63K9, 10, 15, 16)

by S. Gagné, E.C. Syme, S.D. Anderson and A.H. Bailes
(scale 1:30 000)
To Order

A PDF of this map is available to download free of charge at http://www.manitoba.ca/iem/info/libmin/PMAP2017-1.pdf

PMAP2017-2
Sub-Phanerozoic geology of the Reed Lake area, Flin Flon belt, west-central Manitoba (parts of NTS 63K7, 8, 9, 10)
by S. Gagné
(scale 1:30 000)
To Order

A PDF of this map is available to download free of charge at http://www.manitoba.ca/iem/info/libmin/PMAP2017-2.pdf

PMAP2017-3
Bedrock geology 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
(scale 1:20 000)
To Order

A PDF of this map is available to download free of charge at http://www.manitoba.ca/iem/info/libmin/PMAP2017-3.pdf

 

DATA REPOSITORY ITEMS

Note: Data Repository Items are only available in digital format for free download

DRI2017002

Carbon and oxygen stable-isotope results from Paleozoic cores and outcrops from the Hudson Bay Basin, northeastern Manitoba (NTS 54B7, 54C10, 54G1, parts of 54E, K, L)
by M.P.B. Nicolas
(Microsoft® Excel® file)

Supplements:
Nicolas, M.P.B. and Armstrong, D.K. 2017: Update on Paleozoic stratigraphic correlations in the Hudson Bay Lowland, northeastern Manitoba and northern Ontario; in Report of Activities 2017, Manitoba Growth, Enterprise and Trade, Manitoba Geological Survey, p. 133–147.

Free download: This Data Repository Item is available to download free of charge at http://www.manitoba.ca/iem/info/libmin/DRI2017002.xlsx

DRI2017003

Field-based ice-flow indicator data, Kinoosao–Lynn Lake–Leaf Rapids, northwestern Manitoba (parts of NTS 64B12, 64C9, 11, 12, 14–16, 64F3, 4)
by T.J. Hodder and M.S. Gauthier
(Microsoft® Excel® file)

Supplements:
Gauthier, M.S. and Hodder, T.J. 2017: 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); in Report of Activities 2017, Manitoba Growth, Enterprise and Trade, Manitoba Geological Survey, p. 191–204.

Free download: This Data Repository Item is available to download free of charge at http://www.manitoba.ca/iem/info/libmin/DRI2017003.xlsx

DRI2017004

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 and R.L. Linnen
(Microsoft® Excel® file)

Supplements:
Martins, T., Linnen, R.L., Fedikow, M.A.F. and Singh, J. 2017: 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); in Report of Activities 2017, Manitoba Growth, Enterprise and Trade, Manitoba Geological Survey, p. 42–51.

Free download: This Data Repository Item is available to download free of charge at http://www.manitoba.ca/iem/info/libmin/DRI2017004.xlsx

DRI2017005

Stable C and O isotope and major- and trace-element data, with calcite-dolomite equilibration geothermometry, for genetically diverse carbonate rocks in the Pikwitonei granulite domain and Split Lake block (parts of NTS 63P11, 12, 64A1)
by J.A. Macdonald, A.R. Chakhmouradian, C.G. Couëslan and E.P. Reguir
(Microsoft® Excel® file)

Supplements:
Macdonald, J.A., Chakhmouradian, A.R., Cou√ęslan, C.G. and Reguir, E.P. 2017: 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); in Report of Activities 2017, Manitoba Growth, Enterprise and Trade, Manitoba Geological Survey, p. 30–41.

Free download: This Data Repository Item is available to download free of charge at http://www.manitoba.ca/iem/info/libmin/DRI2017005.xlsx

DRI2017006

MB GeoTours of southern Manitoba
by J.D. Bamburak, J.M. Pacey and K. Lapenskie
(Microsoft® Excel® file)

Note: This DRI supersedes Data Repository Item DRI2016007.

Free download: This Data Repository Item is available to download free of charge at http://www.manitoba.ca/iem/info/libmin/DRI2017006.xlsx

 

OPEN FILES

OF2017-4
Quaternary stratigraphy and till composition along the Hayes, Gods, Nelson, Fox, Stupart, Yakaw, Angling and Pennycutaway rivers, northeast Manitoba (parts of NTS 53N, 54C, 54D, 54F)
by T.J. Hodder, M.S. Gauthier and E. Nielsen

Free download: This Open Files is available to download free of charge at http://www.manitoba.ca/iem/info/libmin/OF2017-4.zip

 

MINERAL COMMODITIES IN MANITOBA BROCHURES

Manitoba's outstanding world-class deposits are central to building a prosperous and robust economy, to fostering sustainable and strong communities, and to strengthening employment growth for all Manitobans. These deposits include copper-zinc, gold, nickel, and rare metals, of which more information can be found in the brochures linked below.

Copper-Zinc in Manitoba (updated in 2017)
Gold in Manitoba (updated in 2017)
Nickel in Manitoba (updated in 2017)
Rare Metals in Manitoba (updated in 2017)
Diamond Potential (new for 2017)
Uranium (new for 2017)
Lithium (new for 2017)

 

 

DIGITAL RE-RELEASES

The MGS is digitizing reports and maps that were previously only available in print or are out-of-print. The following publication is now available in digital format for free download:

Bedrock Geology Compilation Map Series: Cormorant Lake; NTS 63K
http://www.manitoba.ca/iem/info/libmin/bgcms/bgcms_cormorant_lake.zip

Economic Geology Report ER80-1: The Cat Lake-Winnipeg River and the Wekusko Lake Pegmatite Fields, Manitoba
By P. Cerny, D.L. Trueman, D.V. Ziehlke, B.E. Goad and B.J. Paul
http://www.manitoba.ca/iem/info/libmin/ER80-1.zip

Geological Highway Map of Manitoba 1994
http://www.manitoba.ca/iem/info/libmin/highwaymap1994.zip

Geological Paper GP83-1: Subsurface Disposal of Wastes in Manitoba
By F. Simpson, H.R. McCabe and D. Barchyn
http://www.manitoba.ca/iem/info/libmin/GP83-1.pdf

Geological Report GR83-1B: Geology of the Knee Lake-Gods Lake Area
By H.P. Gilbert
http://www.manitoba.ca/iem/info/libmin/GR83-1B.zip

Geological Report GR87-1: Geology of the Flin Flon-White Lake Area
By A.H. Bailes and E.C. Syme
http://www.manitoba.ca/iem/info/libmin/GR87-1.zip

Geoscientific Map MAP81-1: Surficial Geology Map of Manitoba
Compiled by E. Nielsen, S.M. Ringrose, G.L.D. Matile, H.D. Groom, M.A. Mihychuk and G.G. Conley
http://www.manitoba.ca/iem/info/libmin/MAP81-1.pdf

Mineral Deposit Series Report No. 5: Mineral Deposits and Occurrences in the File Lake Area, NTS 63K/16
By M.A.F. Fedikow, G. Ostry, K.J. Ferreira and A.G. Galley
http://www.manitoba.ca/iem/info/libmin/MDS5.zip

Open File Report 77/1: Non-Renewable Resource Evaluation Program, First Annual Report 1975-76
http://www.manitoba.ca/iem/info/libmin/OF77-1.pdf

Open File Report 77/5: Exploration History, Compilation and Review, Including Exploration Data from Cancelled Assessment Files, for the Gods, Knee and Oxford Lakes Areas, Manitoba
By G.G. Southard
http://www.manitoba.ca/iem/info/libmin/OF77-5.zip

Open File Report 77/6: Exploration History Review of the Schist Lake Area, Manitoba; 63K/12
Edited by J.D. Bamburak
http://www.manitoba.ca/iem/info/libmin/OF77-6.zip

Open File Report 77/7: Non-Renewable Resource Evaluation Program, Second Annual Report 1976-77
http://www.manitoba.ca/iem/info/libmin/OF77-7.pdf

Open File OF92-1: Pipestone Lake Anorthosite Complex: Geology and Studies of Titanium-Vanadium Mineralization
By H.D.M. Cameron
http://www.manitoba.ca/iem/info/libmin/OF92-1.zip

Preliminary Map Number 1976 P2: Quaternary Geology of the Cockeram Lake area, N.T.S. 64C/15
By N.D. O'Donnell
http://www.manitoba.ca/iem/info/libmin/PMAP1976-P2.pdf

Preliminary Map Number 1985 N-2: Pipestone Lake, N.T.S. Parts of 63I5 and 63I12
by M.T. Corkery and H.D.M. Cameron
http://www.manitoba.ca/iem/info/libmin/PMAP1985N-2.pdf

Preliminary Map Number 1985 N-3: Detailed Map of part of the South Shore of Pipestone Lake, N.T.S. Part of 63I–12 SE
By H.D.M. Cameron
http://www.manitoba.ca/iem/info/libmin/PMAP1985N-3.pdf

Preliminary Map Number 1987 N-2: Cross Lake Southwest, N.T.S. 63I12 SW
By M.T. Corkery, P.G. Lenton and H.D.M. Cameron
http://www.manitoba.ca/iem/info/libmin/PMAP1987N-2.pdf

The Tie Creek Land Use Conflict: A Geological Perspective
By B.E. Schmidtke
http://www.manitoba.ca/iem/info/libmin/tie_creek.pdf

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Release for September 29, 2017


OPEN FILE SERIES

OF2017-3

Preliminary geology of the diamond occurrence at southern Knee Lake, Oxford Lake–Knee Lake greenstone belt, Manitoba (NTS 53L15)
by S.D. Anderson

NOTE: OF2017-3.pdf was reprinted with minor changes to text and figure 4 (October, 2017).

Free download: This Open File is available to download free of charge at http://www.manitoba.ca/iem/info/libmin/OF2017-3.zip

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Releases for September 6, 2017


DATA REPOSITORY ITEM

Note: Data Repository Items are only available in digital format for free download

DRI2017001

Biogeochemistry data from a vegetation orientation survey in the area of the Tanco pegmatite, Bernic Lake, southeastern Manitoba (NTS 52L6)
by M.A.F. Fedikow, C.E. Dunn, T. Martins and S.K.Y. Lee
(Microsoft® Excel® file)

Supplements:
Fedikow, M.A.F. and Dunn, C.E. 1990: Anomalous trace element concentrations in vegetation from the area of the Tanco pegmatite, Bernic Lake, Manitoba (NTS 52L/6); in Report of Activities 1990, Manitoba Energy and Mines, Minerals Division, p. 100–104.
Fedikow, M.A.F. and Dunn, C.E. 1991: A vegetation geochemical survey in the vicinity of the Tanco pegmatite, Bernic Lake area, southeastern Manitoba (NTS 52L/6); in Report of Activities 1991, Manitoba Energy and Mines, Minerals Division, p. 105.
Fedikow, M.A.F. and Dunn, C.E. 1992: Vegetation geochemical surveys in the area of the Tanco Pegmatite - a regional assessment of geochemical haloes (NTS 52L/6); in Report of Activities 1992, Manitoba Energy and Mines, Minerals Division, p. 114.

Free download: This Data Repository Item is available to download free of charge at http://www.manitoba.ca/iem/info/libmin/DRI2017001.xlsx

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Releases for May 8, 2017


OPEN FILE SERIES

OF2017-2

Kimberlite-indicator-mineral results derived from glacial sediments (till) in the Southern Indian Lake area of north-central Manitoba (parts of NTS 64B15, 64G1, 2, 7, 8)
by T.J. Hodder

NOTE: OF2017-2.pdf was reprinted with minor changes to measurements (July, 2017).

Free download: This Open File is available to download free of charge at http://www.manitoba.ca/iem/info/libmin/OF2017-2.zip

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Releases for April 21, 2017


OPEN FILE SERIES

OF2017-1

Kimberlite-indicator-mineral results derived from glacial sediments (till) in the Kaskattama
by T.J. Hodder and S.E. Kelley

NOTE: OF2017-1.pdf was reprinted with minor changes to measurements (July, 2017).

Free download: This Open File is available to download free of charge at http://www.manitoba.ca/iem/info/libmin/OF2017-1.zip

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