The Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources web site is a fantastic site for viewing several aspects of Prospecting and Mining.Mineral Resources Branch .... worth exploring! | Natural Resources | Government of Nova Scotia
the main mineral resource branch has a few really cool tools in its belt
including this ArcIMS viewer dircted towards all the known mineral deposits in Nova Scotia in an arcview map.
it takes a little getting use to but once you have the basics down you can look at Geology,occurrence's, deposits,drill reports, assessment reports,Abandoned mine shafts and shaded relief maps from all angles. you may even look at the province's claimed mineral rights holders and their properties taken from the last published claim map put out by the province." + theTitle + "
it takes a little work to decipher, but is a well rewarded effort!
Also the province holds all written mineral history in an inventory library available to the public at the DNR office library in Halifax N.S. OR on a site called NOVASCANSearch NovaScan
just type in the perimeters you wish to see results for and Bingo if they have a record it will pop up. alternatively they have been busy little bee's Publishing these assessment reports,maps and all other data ON the Nova Scan, if you see a green 'Download now' button at the base of your query that report is available instantly with the push of a button. No need to run to the DNR office to print it off 1 page at a time anymore!
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