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Reference Number
2016-28
Reference Type
Yukon Geological Survey
Document Type
Open File (Geochemical)

Title: Enhanced interpretation of stream sediment geochemical data for NTS 105O and 105P
Keywords: Basin modeling, Regional geochemical survey, RGS, Stream sediment geochemistry
NTS Mapsheet(s): 105O, 105P
Citation: Mackie, R., Arne, D. and Pennimpede, C., 2016. Enhanced interpretation of stream sediment geochemical data for NTS 105O and 105P. Yukon Geological Survey, Open File 2016-28, 7 maps.

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Abstract

New geochemical data from re-analysis of archived stream sediment samples have been assessed using weighted sums modeling and catchment basin analysis as described in the methodology report that accompanies this map (YGS Open File 2015-10). Both commodity and pathfinder element abundances are evaluated to highlight areas that show geochemical responses consistent with a variety of base and precious-metal mineral deposit types. The results of modeling, completed using two approaches, are presented as a series of catchment maps and associated data files. This release is part of a regional assessment of stream sediment geochemistry that covers a large part of Yukon. These principal component residuals maps accompany the weighted sums modeling done by D. Heberlein (OF2013-16).

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maps This zip file (31MB) contains 7 PDF maps. http://ygsftp.gov.yk.ca/publications/openfile/2016/OF2016-28_105OP_maps.zip
map package This file (45MB) is the ArcGIS map package. http://ygsftp.gov.yk.ca/publications/openfile/2016/OF2016-28_105OP_map_pkg.zip