Publications

APEX staff have an extensive publication record on scientific and technical data, at a variety of levels that include: Assessment Reports, NI 43-101 Technical Reports, Government publications and high impact Journals. An abbreviated list of selected publications is presented below. A complete list of APEX staff publications can be viewed here.

Anderson, R.G., L’Heureux, R.L., Wetherup, S. and J.M. Letwin (1997): Geology of the Hallett Lake map area, central British Columbia: Triassic, Jurassic, Cretaceous and Eocene? plutonic rocks; In: Current Research 1997-A; Geological Survey of Canada, p. 107-116.

Banas, A., Stachel, T., Muehlenbachs, K. and McCandless, T. (2007): Diamonds from the Buffalo Head Hills, Alberta: formation in a non-conventional setting; Lithos, 93, p. 199-213.

Banas, A., Stachel, T., Phillips, D., Shimizu, N., Viljoen, K.S., Harris, J.W. (2009): Ancient metasomatism recorded by ultra-depleted garnet inclusions in diamonds from DeBeers Pool, South Africa; Lithos, v. 112S: p. 736-746.

Dufresne, M.B. (1987): Origin of Gold in the White Channel Sediments of the Klondike Region, Yukon Territory; Unpublished M.Sc. thesis, University of Alberta.

Dufresne, M.B. and Morison, S.R. (1985): Stratigraphy and Alteration of the White Channel Gravel at Dago Hill, a Progress Report, Klondike Area, Yukon in Yukon Exploration and Geology 1983; Exploration and Geological Services Division, D.I.A.N.D., p. 55-59.

Dufresne, M.B., Morison, S.R. and Nesbitt, B.E. (1987): Evidence of Hydrothermal Alteration in the White Channel Sediments and Bedrock of the Klondike Area, West-Central Yukon in Yukon Exploration and Geology 1984; Exploration and Geological Services Division, D.I.A.N.D., p. 44-49.

Dufresne, M.B., Henderson, B.A., Fenton, M.M., Pawlowicz, J.G. and Richardson, R.R. (1994): The mineral deposits potential of the Marguerite River and Fort McKay areas, Northeast Alberta; Alberta Research Council Open File Report 1994-14, 65 p.

Dufresne, Eccles, D.R., M.B., Schmitt, D.R., McKinstry, B., Olson, R.A., Fenton, M.M., Pawlowicz, J.G., Edwards, W.A.D. and Richardson, R.J.H. (1996): Diamond potential of Alberta; Alberta Geological Survey, Bulletin No. 63, 158 p.

Dufresne, M.B. and Eccles, D.R. (2005): A guide to kimberlite-indicator mineral trends in Alberta including observations from recently compiled indicator mineral data; Alberta Energy and Utilities Board, EUB/AGS SPE 20, 50 p.

Dufresne, M.B., Eccles, D.R. and Leckie, D.A. (2001): The Geological and Geochemical Setting of the Mid-Cretaceous Shaftesbury Formation and Other Colorado Group Sedimentary Units in Northern Alberta; Alberta Energy and Utilities Board, EUB/AGS SPE 09, 89 p.

Eccles, D.R. and Berhane, H. (2011): Geological introduction to lithium-rich formation water in Alberta; Energy Resources Conservation Board, ERCB/AGS Open File Report 2011-10, 23 p.

Eccles, D.R. (2011): The northern Alberta kimberlite province: The first twenty-years; Energy Resources Conservation Board, ERCB/AGS Bulletin 65, 134 p.

Eccles, D.R., Schmidberger, S.S. and Cox, R. (2010): Garnet pyroxenite and granulite xenoliths from northeastern Alberta: Evidence of a 1.5 Ga lower crust and mantle in western Laurentia; Precambrian Research, v. 177, p. 339-354.

Eccles, D.R., Creaser, R.A., Heaman, L.M. and Ward, J. (2007): Rb-Sr and U-Pb geochronology and setting of the Buffalo Head Hills kimberlite field, northern Alberta; Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, v. 45, p. 513-529.

Eccles, D.R., Heaman, L.M. and Sweet, A.R. (2007): Kimberlite-sourced bentonite, its paleoenvironment and implications for the late Cretaceous K14 kimberlite cluster, northern Alberta; Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, v. 45, p. 531-547.

Eccles, D.R., Luth, R.W., Heaman, L.M. and Creaser, R.A. (2004): Petrogenesis of the Late Cretaceous northern Alberta kimberlite province, 8th International Kimberlite Conference, Volume Proceedings; Lithos, v. 76, p. 435-461.

Eccles, D.R. (2003): Geological overview of the Mountain Lake Cluster. In: 8th International Kimberlite Conference, Northern Alberta and Slave Kimberlite Provinces Field Trip Guide Book, B.A Kjarsgaard (ed.), Geological Survey of Canada, Miscellaneous Publication, p. 21-31.

Eccles, D.R. (2002): Enzyme leach-based soil geochemistry of the Mountain Lake diatreme, Alberta. In: Industrial Minerals in Canada, S. Dunlop and G.J. Simandl (Eds.); Canadian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy and Petroleum, v. 53, p. 355–360.

Eccles, D.R., Dufresne, M.B. and Kjarsgaard, B.A. (1997): Heavy mineral geochemical analysis of the Mountain Lake Diatreme. In: Geology of a Late Cretaceous possible kimberlite at Mountain Lake, Alberta - chemistry, petrology, indicator minerals, aeromagnetic signature, age, stratigraphic position and setting, D.A. Leckie and B.A. Kjarsgaard (comps.); Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 3441, p. 159-174.

Eccles, D.R. , Dufresne, M.B. and Lywood, P. (1998): Diamond and metallic mineral potential of the Kakwa/Wapiti area, west-central Alberta; Alberta Energy and Utilities Board, EUB/AGS Open File Report 1998-02, 165 p.

Eccles, D.R., Al-Souqi, M., Grattan, K. and Dufresne, M.B. (2009): Potash potential of Alberta; Energy Resources Conservation Board, ERCB/AGS Open File Report 2009-20, 26 p.

Fenton, M.M., Pawlowicz, J.G. and Dufresne, M.B. (1994): Reconnaissance mineral and geochemical survey with emphasis on northern Alberta: project final report: MDA Project M92-04-006; Alberta Geological Survey, Open File Report 1994-21, 177 p.

Fenton, M.M., Pawlowicz, J.G. and Dufresne, M.B. (1998): Reconnaissance mineral and geochemical survey with emphasis on northern Alberta; MDA Project M92-04-006; Alberta Research Council, Open File Report 1996-7, 107 p.

Jefferson, C.W., Dufresne, M.B., Olson, R.A. and Rice, R. (1992): Stratigraphy and sedimentology of auriferous Archean iron formations in the vicinity of George Lake, eastern Slave Province; In Project Summaries Canada-Northwest Territories Mineral Development Subsidiary Agreement 1987-1991; Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 2484, p. 199-204.

Kravchinsky, G.A., Eccles, D.R., Zhang, R. and Cannon, M. (2009): Paleomagnetic dating of the northern Alberta kimberlites; Canadian Journal of Earth Science, v. 46, p. 231-245.

L’Heureux, R.L. (2003): Iron formations of the Woodburn Lake group; M.Sc. thesis, University of Western Ontario.

McLean, H., Banas, A., Creighton, S., Whiteford, S., Luth, R. and Stachel T. (2007): Garnet Xenocrysts from the Diavik Mine, NWT, Canada: Colour, composition and paragenesis; Canadian Mineralogist, v 45, p. 1131-1145.

Olson, R.A.O., Dufresne, M.B., Eccles, D.R. and Richardson, R.J.K. (1994): Regional metallogenic evaluation of Alberta; Alberta Research Council, Open File Report 1994-08, 191 p.

Pawlowicz, J.G., Dufresne, M.B. and Fenton, M.M. (1998): Diamond indicator minerals from till, northern Alberta 1995-1997 data from electron probe analysis; Alberta Energy and Utilities Board, GeoNote 1998-1, 11 p.

Stachel, T., Banas, A., Muehlenbachs, K., Kurszlaukis S. and Walker, E.C. (2006): Archean diamonds from Wawa (Canada): Samples from deep cratonic roots predating cratonization of the Superior province; Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 151, p. 737-750.

Tappe, S., Jenner, G.A., Foley, S.F., Heaman, L., Besserer, D., Kjarsgaard, B.A. and Ryan, B. (2004): Torngat Ultramafic lamprophyres and their relation to the North Atlantic Alkaline Province; Lithos, v. 76, p. 491-518.

Williamson, J., Dufresne, M.B. and Olson, R.A. (1993): The Southern Alberta Rift in southwest Alberta, Program to Identify Targets for Metallic Mineral Exploration; Alberta Research Council, Open File Report 1993-13A and 13B, 67 p.

Zaleski, E., Duke, N.L., L’Heureux, R.L. and Wilkinson, L. (1999): Geology, Woodburn Lake group, Amarulik Lake to Tehek Lake, Kivalliq Region, Nunavut; Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 3743, scale 1:50 000.

Zaleski, E., Pehrsson, S. Duke, N., Davis, W.J., L’Heureux, R.L., Greiner, E. and Kerswill, J.A. (2000): Quartzite sequences and their relationships, Woodburn Lake group, western Churchill Province, Nunavut; Geological Survey of Canada, Current Research 2000-C7, 12 p.