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  • Mineral Exploration in Nunavut, 1999

    Nunavut’s mineral potential is substantial, which is why large and small companies are investing millions of dollars for prospecting and exploration in the volcanic and metamorphic rock of the Canadian Shield, particularly for gold, and more recently diamonds. This map locates the main...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Location of Kimberlites (1997)

    Kimberlites are rock formation where diamonds can be found. Diamonds form at a depth greater than 150 kilometres within the earth. After their formation, diamonds are carried to the surface of the earth by strong volcanic activity. This mixture of magma, transported rock and diamonds forms pipes...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Minerals - East Sheet

    Contained within the 1st Edition (1906) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the mineralogy and locations of mineral deposits for Eastern Canada circa 1906. A line drawn across the map indicates where the Northern, large portion of the Dominion is virtually unprosecuted except along the...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Minerals - West Sheet

    Contained within the 1st Edition (1906) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the mineralogy and locations of mineral deposits for Western Canada circa 1906. A line drawn across the map indicates where the Northern, large portion of the Dominion is virtually unprosecuted except along the...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Geology East Sheet

    Contained within the 1st Edition (1906) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the geology and bedrock for Eastern Canada. The rock type era and period of formation are represented as letter codes and colour, in addition to indicating the surface coverage. The map emphasizes the extensive...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Geology East Sheet

    Contained within the 2nd Edition (1915) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the geology of Eastern Canada. This map denotes the bedrock geology using letter codes and colours to indicate surface coverage. The legend includes the period and epoch the rock types were formed. Data is also...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Geology West Sheet

    Contained within the 2nd Edition (1915) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the geologic rock types of Western Canada. This map denotes the bedrock geology using letter codes and colour to indicate surface coverage and principal rock types. The legend includes the period and epoch rock...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
  • Surficial Materials (Diamond Exploration)

    Minerals associated with diamond source rocks found in glacial sediments indicate presence of a kimberlite. To a certain extent it also gives an evaluation of the potential presence of diamonds. Regional ice advance and retreat pattern knowledge, combined with geophysical analysis, help to find...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Mineral Fuels, Pipelines and Refineries

    Contained within the 3rd Edition (1957) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the location and direction of flow of oil and gas pipelines along with the location of oil refineries. The daily crude oil capacity in barrels per day is indicated for refining centres by means of proportional...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • JPG
    • PDF
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