Publications Release Notice — April 18, 2017

Mines and Minerals Division: 

The following publications are being released on April 18, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time, or 9:00 a.m. Central Time, unless otherwise indicated. Our next scheduled publications release is July 11, 2017. To automatically receive the Publications Release Notice by email, subscribe to the distribution list by contacting Publication Sales.

Maps and reports in hard-copy (paper) format and digital data sets available on physical media (CD or DVD) can be purchased from the Publication Sales office. Publications can be downloaded for free from the GeologyOntario application or by following the links provided in this release notice. In cases where the file size is prohibitive for downloading, please contact the Publication Sales office to obtain the data on physical media (CD for $20.00; DVD for $25.00).

Prices listed in this Release Notice apply to hard-copy versions only and are subject to change without notice. The prices given in a particular release notice are guaranteed only for a period of 1 month following the date of the release.

Earth Resources and Geoscience Mapping Section

Precambrian Geology – Proterozoic and Grenville Province

Preliminary Map P.3808
Precambrian Geology of the Black Donald Lake Area, Grenville Province; by M. Duguet, S. Ma and K. Whitney, scale 1:20 000, colour. $16.80.

Miscellaneous Release—Data 323
Geological, Geochemical, Geochronological and Geophysical Data from the Cobden Area, Grenville Province; by R.M. Easton and B. Azar. This digital release contains field notes, outcrop photographs, photomicrographs and petrographic data, whole-rock geochemical data, Nd/Sm isotopic and U/Pb geochronologic data, and magnetic susceptibility and scintillometer data that were collected between June 2013 and September 2015 as part of the Cobden 1:50 000 scale bedrock mapping project. Also included are related presentations and preliminary reports by the authors. These data augment Preliminary Map P.3780, Precambrian Geology of the Cobden area, Grenville Province, Preliminary Map P.3781, Precambrian Geology of the Chenaux Gabbro, Grenville Province, and Open File Report 6299, Geology, Geochemistry and Mineral Potential of the Chenaux Gabbro, Northeastern Central Metasedimentary Belt, Grenville Province. This release comprises 1058 photographs and images (as .jpg and .tif files), 9 Microsoft® Excel® 2010 (.xlsx) files and 13 documents in portable document format (.pdf). The data are available on 1 CD. $20.00.

Resident Geologist Program

Open File Report 6327
Report of Activities 2016, Resident Geologist Program, Timmins Regional Resident Geologist Report: Timmins and Sault Ste. Marie Districts; by E.H. van Hees, P. Bousquet, A. Pace, C.M. Daniels, A.C. Wilson, A. Samuel and J. Walmsley, 109p. $10.20.

Open File Report 6328
Report of Activities 2016, Resident Geologist Program, Kirkland Lake Regional Resident Geologist Report: Kirkland Lake and Sudbury Districts; by P.J. Chadwick, D.L. Guindon, D.G. Farrow, A.S. Péloquin, J. Suma-Momoh, C.M. Daniels, A. Wilson, L.A. Bardeggia, F. Belley-Biswas, and N. Sabiri, 117p. $10.40.

Open File Report 6329
Report of Activities 2016, Resident Geologist Program, Southern Ontario Regional Resident Geologist Report: Southeastern Ontario and Southwestern Ontario Districts, and Petroleum Operations; by A.C. Tessier, P.S. LeBaron, S.J. Charbonneau, D.A. Laidlaw, A.C. Wilson and L. Fortner. 73p. $9.45.


2017 Northeastern Ontario Mines and Minerals Symposium

April 18–19
Exploration in the Shadow of Many Headframes
McIntyre Arena, Timmins

Staff of the Mines and Minerals Division, Ministry of Northern Development and Mines, will be participating in the 2017 Northeastern Ontario Mines and Minerals Symposium in Timmins. Ministry staff will be presenting posters and talks on recent field work, geoscience projects and initiatives, and summaries of current exploration activities in Ontario. The symposium provides an excellent forum for members of Ontario’s prospector, mining and exploration community to gather for the exchange of geoscience and exploration information. For registration and other information about the showcase, please visit the Porcupine Prospectors and Developers Association Web site at

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