Canada_Mineral_Tenures_2016

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Tags
Canada; Minerals; Concessions; Claims; Leases; Permits;


Summary

Combines and consolidates the Canadian provincial mining and mineral tenure datasets. Contains claims, leases, tenures and prospecting permits for the year 2016.

Description

Combines all provincial and territorial mineral tenure datasets. Includes placer, mineral, potash, and alkali tenures. Does not include information on coal, natural gas, petroleum, or disposal sites. Only active tenures are included.

Credits

Compiled by Global Forest Watch Canada

• Contains information licensed under the Open Government Licence – Alberta <https://open.alberta.ca/licence>
• Contains information licensed under the Open Government License – British Columbia  <http://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/governments/about-the-bc-government/databc/open-data/open-government-license-bc%3E• Contains information licensed under the Open Government Licence – Canada <http://open.canada.ca/en/open-government-licence-canada%3E 
Other jurisdictions provide data under their respective use licences. Please review use limitations for each jurisdiction provided in the original source data. Data sources are listed in the resource lineage section.


Use limitations

Ownership of the data remains with the respective government departments and users agree to acknowledge the provincial and territorial governments as the source of the data. Note that certain jurisdictions do not permit commercial use of their data.

Open Licences provided from the following jurisdictions:

  • Open Government Licence – Alberta <https://open.alberta.ca/licence>

  • Open Government License – British Columbia <http://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/governments/about-the-bc-government/databc/open-data/open-government-license-bc>

  • Open Government Licence – Canada <http://open.canada.ca/en/open-government-licence-canada>

Extent

West  -162.083480    East  -21.529299
North  79.654451    South  35.749223

Scale Range
Maximum (zoomed in)  1:5,000
Minimum (zoomed out)  1:50,000

ArcGIS Metadata 

Topics and Keywords 

*Content type  Downloadable Data

Citation 

*Title Canada_Mineral_Tenures_2016
Publication date 2016-12-02 00:00:00

Presentation formats* digital map

Citation Contacts 

Responsible party
Organization's name Global Forest Watch Canada
Contact's role  originator

Contact information
Phone
Voice (613) 699-4483

Address
Type both
Delivery point 116 Albert St, Suite 300
City Ottawa
Administrative area Ontario
Postal code K1P 5G3
Country CA
e-mail addressmailto:info@globalforestwatch.ca?subject=Canada_Mineral_Tenures_2016



Resource Details 

Dataset languages* English (UNITED STATES)

Spatial representation type* vector

*Processing environment Microsoft Windows 7 Version 6.1 (Build 7601) Service Pack 1; Esri ArcGIS 10.3.1.4959

Credits
Compiled by Global Forest Watch Canada

• Contains information licensed under the Open Government Licence – Alberta <https://open.alberta.ca/licence>
• Contains information licensed under the Open Government License – British Columbia  <http://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/governments/about-the-bc-government/databc/open-data/open-government-license-bc%3E• Contains information licensed under the Open Government Licence – Canada <http://open.canada.ca/en/open-government-licence-canada%3E 
Other jurisdictions provide data under their respective use licences. Please review use limitations for each jurisdiction provided in the original source data. Data sources are listed in the resource lineage section.



ArcGIS item properties
*Name Canada_Mineral_Tenures_2016
*Size 179.646
*Location file://\\217-W17\D$\temp2\Canada_Mineral_Tenures_2016\Canada_Mineral_Tenures_2016.shp
*Access protocol Local Area Network

Extents 

Extent
Vertical extent
*Minimum value 0.000000
*Maximum value 0.000000

Extent
Geographic extent
Bounding rectangle
Extent type  Extent used for searching
*West longitude -162.083480
*East longitude -21.529299
*North latitude 79.654451
*South latitude 35.749223
*Extent contains the resource Yes

Extent in the item's coordinate system
*West longitude -2306276.604100
*East longitude 3079868.018900
*South latitude 340470.246300
*North latitude 4377734.575700
*Extent contains the resource Yes

Resource Points of Contact 

Point of contact
Organization's name Global Forest Watch Canada
Contact's role  originator

Contact information
Phone
Voice (613) 699-4483

Address
Type both
Delivery point 116 Albert St, Suite 300
City Ottawa
Administrative area Ontario
Postal code K1P 5G3
Country CA
e-mail addressmailto:info@globalforestwatch.ca?subject=Canada_Mineral_Tenures_2016



Resource Maintenance 

Resource maintenance
Update frequency  not planned

Resource Constraints 

Constraints
Limitations of use

Ownership of the data remains with the respective government departments and users agree to acknowledge the provincial and territorial governments as the source of the data. Note that certain jurisdictions do not permit commercial use of their data.

Open Licences provided from the following jurisdictions:

  • Open Government Licence – Alberta <https://open.alberta.ca/licence>

  • Open Government License – British Columbia <http://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/governments/about-the-bc-government/databc/open-data/open-government-license-bc>

  • Open Government Licence – Canada <http://open.canada.ca/en/open-government-licence-canada>


Spatial Reference 

ArcGIS coordinate system
*Type Projected
*Geographic coordinate reference GCS_North_American_1983
*Projection Canada_Albers_Equal_Area_Conic
*Coordinate reference details
Projected coordinate system
Well-known identifier 102001
X origin -13825800
Y origin -7913700
XY scale 325738809.13730091
Z origin -100000
Z scale 10000
M origin -100000
M scale 10000
XY tolerance 0.001
Z tolerance 0.001
M tolerance 0.001
High precision true
Latest well-known identifier 102001
Well-known text PROJCS["Canada_Albers_Equal_Area_Conic",GEOGCS["GCS_North_American_1983",DATUM["D_North_American_1983",SPHEROID["GRS_1980",6378137.0,298.257222101]],PRIMEM["Greenwich",0.0],UNIT["Degree",0.0174532925199433]],PROJECTION["Albers"],PARAMETER["False_Easting",0.0],PARAMETER["False_Northing",0.0],PARAMETER["Central_Meridian",-96.0],PARAMETER["Standard_Parallel_1",50.0],PARAMETER["Standard_Parallel_2",70.0],PARAMETER["Latitude_Of_Origin",40.0],UNIT["Meter",1.0],AUTHORITY["ESRI",102001]]

Reference system identifier
*Value 102001
*Codespace ESRI
*Version 10.3.1

Spatial Data Properties 

Vector
*Level of topology for this dataset  geometry only

Geometric objects
Feature class name Canada_Mineral_Tenures_2016
*Object type  composite
*Object count 488053



ArcGIS Feature Class Properties
Feature class name Canada_Mineral_Tenures_2016
*Feature type Simple
*Geometry type Polygon
*Has topology FALSE
*Feature count 488053
*Spatial index TRUE
*Linear referencing TRUE



Lineage 

Lineage statement
• British Columbia MTA - Mineral Tenures. Available at:  https://data.gov.bc.ca/ [July 29, 2016] Updated daily.
• Alberta Metallic and Industrial Minerals Agreements. Available at: https://gis.energy.gov.ab.ca/Geoview/Metallic [July 29, 2016] Updated daily.
• Saskatchewan Mineral Dispositions. Available at: http://www.infomaps.gov.sk.ca/website/sir_geological_atlas/viewer.htm. [July 27, 2016]
• Manitoba Mineral Dispositions. Available at: http://web33.gov.mb.ca/mapgallery/mgm-md.html [July 29, 2016].
• New Brunswick Energy and Resource Development 2016: Claims, Mineral FTP Site. Available at: http://www2.gnb.ca/content/gnb/en/departments/erd/energy/content/minerals/content/ftp-e.html [July 29, 2016]
• Newfoundland and Labrador GeoScience Atlas OnLine. Available at: <http://geoatlas.gov.nl.ca/> . [July 29, 2016]
• Northwest Territories Mineral Tenures Available at: http://www.geomatics.gov.nt.ca/ [July 29, 2016]
• Nova Scotia Mineral Rights Database Last update: June 2015. Available at: http://novascotia.ca/natr/meb/download/dp493.asp [July 27, 2016].
• Nunavut Mineral Tenure January 2015. Available at: http://open.canada.ca/data/en/dataset/35c58e43-50c1-45d0-9591-950d562a9c52 [July 29, 2016]
• Ontario Tenure Spatial Data. Available at: http://www.mndm.gov.on.ca/en/mines-and-minerals/applications/claimaps  [July 29,2016]
• Quebec Mining Rights Digital Data". Gestion des Titres Miniers. Available at: https://gestim.mines.gouv.qc.ca/ftp//cartes/carte_quebec_eng.asp [July 27, 2016]
• Yukon Mining Recorder. Available at: ftp://ftp.geomaticsyukon.ca/GeoYukon/Mining/ [August 2, 2016].

Distribution 

Distribution format
*Name Shapefile

Transfer options
*Transfer size 179.646

Fields 

Details for object Canada_Mineral_Tenures_2016 
*Type Feature Class
*Row count 488053

Field FID 
*Alias FID
*Data type OID
*Width 4
*Precision 0
*Scale 0
*Field description
Internal feature number.

*Description source
Esri

*Description of values
Sequential unique whole numbers that are automatically generated.





Field OBJECTID 
*Alias OBJECTID
*Data type Integer
*Width 10
*Precision 10
*Scale 0
*Field description
Internal feature number.

*Description source
Esri

*Description of values
Sequential unique whole numbers that are automatically generated.





Field Shape 
*Alias Shape
*Data type Geometry
*Width 0
*Precision 0
*Scale 0
*Field description
Feature geometry.

*Description source
Esri

*Description of values
Coordinates defining the features.





Field PROVINCE 
*Alias PROVINCE
*Data type String
*Width 20
*Precision 0
*Scale 0
Field description
Name of province or territory the mineral concession is located

Description source
spatial location; dataset provider



Field TENURE_NAM 
*Alias TENURE_NAM
*Data type String
*Width 80
*Precision 0
*Scale 0
Field description
The name of the tenure (If available)

Description source
provincial datasets



Field TENURE_NUM 
*Alias TENURE_NUM
*Data type String
*Width 50
*Precision 0
*Scale 0
Field description
Tenure number (if available)

Description source
provincial datasets



Field RECORD_DAT 
*Alias RECORD_DAT
*Data type Date
*Width 8
*Precision 0
*Scale 0
Field description
The date the tenure was issued. If there is a discrepancy between the date the tenure was claimed and recorded, the date the tenure was recorded or added to the provincial database is used.

Description source
provincial dataset



Field EXPIRY_DAT 
*Alias EXPIRY_DAT
*Data type Date
*Width 8
*Precision 0
*Scale 0
Field description
The date the tenure expires or requires updating (If available).

Description source
provincial dataset



Field OWNER_IND 
*Alias OWNER_IND
*Data type String
*Width 254
*Precision 0
*Scale 0
Field description
The designated representative or representatives of the tenure. Includes percentage of ownership, where available.

Description source
provincial dataset



Field OWNER_COM 
*Alias OWNER_COM
*Data type String
*Width 254
*Precision 0
*Scale 0
Field description
The owner of the tenure. Includes percentage of ownership, where available.

Description source
provincial dataset



Field TENURE_TYP 
*Alias TENURE_TYP
*Data type String
*Width 50
*Precision 0
*Scale 0
Field description
The type of tenure. For example, lease, claim, prospecting permit, etc.

Description source
provincial dataset



Field Shape_Leng 
*Alias Shape_Leng
*Data type Double
*Width 19
*Precision 0
*Scale 0



Field Shape_Area 
*Alias Shape_Area
*Data type Double
*Width 19
*Precision 0
*Scale 0
*Field description
Area of feature in internal units squared.

*Description source
Esri

*Description of values
Positive real numbers that are automatically generated.







Metadata Details 

*Metadata language English (UNITED STATES)
*Metadata character set  utf8 - 8 bit UCS Transfer Format

Scope of the data described by the metadata* dataset
Scope name* dataset

*Last update 2017-02-03

ArcGIS metadata properties
Metadata format ArcGIS 1.0
Standard or profile used to edit metadata FGDC
Metadata style FGDC CSDGM Metadata

Created in ArcGIS for the item 2017-01-01 23:53:03
Last modified in ArcGIS for the item 2017-02-03 14:50:47

Automatic updates
Have been performed Yes
Last update 2017-02-03 14:50:47


Metadata Contacts 

Metadata contact
Organization's name Global Forest Watch Canada
Contact's role  originator

Contact information
Phone
Voice (613) 699-4483

Address
Type both
Delivery point 116 Albert St, Suite 300
City Ottawa
Administrative area Ontario
Postal code K1P 5G3
Country CA
e-mail addressmailto:info@globalforestwatch.ca?subject=Canada_Mineral_Tenures_2016



FGDC Metadata (read-only) 

Entities and Attributes 

Detailed Description
Entity Type
Entity Type LabelCanada_Mineral_Tenures_2016

Attribute
Attribute LabelFID
Attribute Definition
Internal feature number.
Attribute Definition SourceEsri
Attribute Domain Values
Unrepresentable Domain
Sequential unique whole numbers that are automatically generated.

Attribute
Attribute LabelOBJECTID
Attribute Definition
Internal feature number.
Attribute Definition SourceEsri
Attribute Domain Values
Unrepresentable Domain
Sequential unique whole numbers that are automatically generated.

Attribute
Attribute LabelShape
Attribute Definition
Feature geometry.
Attribute Definition SourceEsri
Attribute Domain Values
Unrepresentable Domain
Coordinates defining the features.

Attribute
Attribute LabelPROVINCE
Attribute Definition
Name of province or territory the mineral concession is located
Attribute Definition Sourcespatial location; dataset provider

Attribute
Attribute LabelTENURE_NAM
Attribute Definition
The name of the tenure (If available)
Attribute Definition Sourceprovincial datasets

Attribute
Attribute LabelTENURE_NUM
Attribute Definition
Tenure number (if available)
Attribute Definition Sourceprovincial datasets

Attribute
Attribute LabelRECORD_DAT
Attribute Definition
The date the tenure was issued. If there is a discrepancy between the date the tenure was claimed and recorded, the date the tenure was recorded or added to the provincial database is used.
Attribute Definition Sourceprovincial dataset

Attribute
Attribute LabelEXPIRY_DAT
Attribute Definition
The date the tenure expires or requires updating (If available).
Attribute Definition Sourceprovincial dataset

Attribute
Attribute LabelOWNER_IND
Attribute Definition
The designated representative or representatives of the tenure. Includes percentage of ownership, where available.
Attribute Definition Sourceprovincial dataset

Attribute
Attribute LabelOWNER_COM
Attribute Definition
The owner of the tenure. Includes percentage of ownership, where available.
Attribute Definition Sourceprovincial dataset

Attribute
Attribute LabelTENURE_TYP
Attribute Definition
The type of tenure. For example, lease, claim, prospecting permit, etc.
Attribute Definition Sourceprovincial dataset

Attribute
Attribute LabelShape_Leng

Attribute
Attribute LabelShape_Area
Attribute Definition
Area of feature in internal units squared.
Attribute Definition SourceEsri
Attribute Domain Values
Unrepresentable Domain
Positive real numbers that are automatically generated.