Canada's natural resources have been made easier to find thanks to geological field mapping, which originated with the first major geological survey of Canada in 1843. (Courtesy of Saskatchewan Geological Survey, Miscellaneous Report 2003-7)
Some uranium deposits have been discovered by tracing uranium-rich till boulders like this back to their source. McArthur River is the world's largest, high-grade uranium mine. (Courtesy of Saskatchewan Industry and Resources)
Diamonds (Courtesy of Shore Gold Inc.)
Copper-zinc ore from Konuto Lake mine near Flin Flon (Courtesy of Saskatchewan Industry and Resources)
Gold from Star Lake mine northeast of La Ronge (Courtesy of Saskatchewan Industry and Resources)
Did You Know?
that northern Saskatchewan is the world's largest uranium producer, providing approximately 1/3 of the world's supply?
that gem-quality diamonds have been discovered in Saskatchewan?