Nunavut comprises over 20% of Canada’s land area, and is Canada’s most recent territory, having been established in 1999. The geology of Nunavut includes portions of the Archean Slave craton and the Archean-Proterozoic Western Churchill province, as well as successions of sedimentary and volcanic rocks ranging in age from the Neoproterozoic through to the Tertiary. This collection of papers emphasizes the geological diversity of Nunavut and the strong renewal in mineral exploration in Canada’s Arctic.

The opening paper by Phil Geusebroek and Norm Duke discusses the recently closed Lupin deposit. Phil’s experience as a mine geologist at Lupin, combined with...

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