Natural Resources

Janice Smith

Mineral Inventory Geologist
Mineral Deposits Section
Telephone: 709-729-6059
Fax: 709-729-4270

Survey Projects

Current

  • Builds and maintains the Geological Survey's Mineral Occurrence Data System(MODS).
  • Monitors the mineral exploration and mining industries for information on the Province's mineral resources.
  • Uses the Mineral Occurrence Data System to provide clients with mineral deposit information and demonstrates the use of the Mineral Occurrence Data System to clients.
  • Undertakes analyses of mineral deposit information for land-use planning.

Former

  • Compilation of mineral occurrence data for central, northern and western Labrador for inclusion in the Mineral Occurrence Data System.

Selected Publications

Stapleton, G.J., Smith, J.L. and Duke, J.E.
2002: Mineral occurrence data system. In Current Research. Newfoundland Department of Mines and Energy, Geological Survey, Report 02-1, pages 361-364.

Kerr, A. and Smith, J.L.
2000: Magmatic Ni-Cu sulphide mineralization in the Harp Lake Intrusive Suite, central Labrador. In Current Research. Newfoundland Department of Mines and Energy, Geological Survey, Report 2000-1, pages 311-334.

1998: A summary of 1998 mineral exploration activity in northern Labrador. In Report of Activities. Newfoundland Department of Mines and Energy, Geological Survey, pages 16-21.

1997a: The search for magmatic Ni-Cu-Co mineralization in northern Labrador: A summary of active exploration programs. In Current Research. Newfoundland Department of Mines and Energy, Geological Survey, Report 97-1, pages 73-91.

1997b: A summary of 1997 exploration activities in the northern Labrador nickel play. In Report of Activities. Newfoundland Department of Mines and Energy, Geological Survey, pages 21-25.

Smith, J.L.
1990: Mineral occurrence map Lac Virot area, Labrador-Quebec (parts of 23G and 23B). Newfoundland Department of Mines and Energy, Geological Survey Branch, map 90-121, scale 1:100,000.

1989a: Mineral occurrence map Opocopa Lake area, Labrador-Quebec, 23B(NE). Newfoundland Department of Mines, Geological Survey Branch, Map 89-01, scale 1:100,000.

1989b: Mineral occurrence map Wightman Lake area, Labrador-Quebec 23G(SE). Geological Survey of Newfoundland, Map 89-35, scale 1:100,000.

1987a: Map A - Mineral occurrence map of the south-central Labrador Trough. Newfoundland Department of Mines, Mineral Development Division, Map 87-10, scale 1:100,000.

1987b: Map B - Mineral occurrence map of the south-central Labrador Trough. Newfoundland Department of Mines, Mineral Development Division, Map 87-11, scale 1:100,000.

 
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