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A mineralisation survey in the Koettlitz-Blue Glacier and Taylor Valley region to determine the geochemical prospecting of the region
Entry ID: K042_1964_1965_NZ_2

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Summary
Abstract: A mineralisation survey was conducted in the Koettlitz-Blue Glacier and Taylor Valley region because previous work in these areas mapped Precambrian basement rocks similar to those found in mineralised areas in Australia, South Africa, Canada and Scandinavia. The geological environment in these areas was examined and mineralised boulders in the moraines were investigated. Environments in the area ... View entire text
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Description: The PETLAB database of GNS Science. Soil and rock samples from the VUWAE 8th Expedition are catalogued here. Search under Collector = VUWAE 9 and Country = Antarctica.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -77.5   S: -78.5   E: 165.0   W: 161.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1964-01-01
Stop Date: 1965-01-01
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Quality All data relating to this study can be found in the publications. Rock and fossil samples are catalogued in the PETLAB database and are held at either GNS Science or Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand.
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COMPLETE
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Antarctica New Zealand, New Zealand Antarctic Institute, New Zealand Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.antarcticanz.govt.nz/

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Name: SHULAMIT GORDON
Phone: +64 3 358 0200
Fax: +64 3 358 0211
Email: s.gordon at antarcticanz.govt.nz
Contact Address:
Antarctica New Zealand
Private Bag 4745
City: Christchurch
Country: New Zealand
Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: +64 3 358 0200
Fax: +64 3 358 0211
Email: c.poirot at antarcticanz.govt.nz
Contact Address:
Antarctica New Zealand
Private Bag 4745
City: Christchurch
Country: New Zealand
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Publications/References
Palmer, D.F. Bradley, J. Prebble, W.M. 1967 Orbicular granodiorite from Taylor Valley, south Victoria Land, Antarctica. Geological Society of America bulletin 78: 1423-1428
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-06-24
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-07-02

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