Mineral Potential and Proiect Development in the Eastern Arctic

CIM Bulletin, 1964

J.F. McOuat Watts, Griffis and McOuat, Ltd., Toronto 1, Ontario

The mineral potential of the Eastern Arctic is discussed in this paper, and suggestions for project development are given. After a brief outline of the general geology, the occurrences of various minerais are mentioned. Other sections of the paper cover prospecting, climate, transportation, exploration techniques, project evaluation and government co-operation. The importance of the Eastern Arctic in Canada's future mineral production is emphasized
Keywords: Arctic, Baffin Island, Greenland, Nickel Belt, permafrost, soapstone, Deposits, exploration, Mine, mining, nickel, Prospecting