Survey Metadata




Till sampling survey, NTS 32G/7, west central Quebec, 1993.

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Survey Description

635 till samples were collected in 1993 in the Lac Surprise region, Chapais-Chibougamau area, west central Quebec.  The data are published in GSC Open File 3285 and 3196.

Data Description:

Paper report.

Quantities Analysed:

<0.177 mm and <0.063 mm fractions by ICP-AES after a nitric acid digestion for 35 elements; by INAA for 9 elements; <0.177 mm fraction by AAS after Gagne (1990) procedure for Hg.

Geochem Maps Available:

Proportional dot maps showing regional distribution for most elements in the <0.177 mm and <0.063 mm fractions.

Publication History

Index Publication
1 Maurice, Y., Beaumier, M., Paradis, S. (1995). Étude minéralogique et géochimique de la fraction lourde du till, région du lac Surprise (Chibougamau), Québec - SNRC 32G/07. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 3196. (more)
2 Paradis, S.J., Beaumier, M., Kirouac, F. (1996). Géochimie du till dans la région du lac Surprise (32G/7), Québec, comparaison des fractions <177 et <63 microns du till. Geological Survey of Canada, OpenFile 3285, 230 p. (more)

Project History

Index Year Project
1 1993-1996 West central Quebec, till sampling survey carried out in 1993 (more)

Downloadable Files

Index Description Size (bytes)
Diskette to accompany GSC Open File 3196 ( FileID=281 download)
This ZIP file contains a copy of the data diskette originally released with GSC Open File 3196.

Geographic Extent

Minimum Latitude Maximum Latitude Minimum Longitude Maximum Longitude
49.25° 49.5° -75° -74.5°

The geographic extent of the survey is defined by the following polygons:

  • Covers NTS 32G/7 (Lac Surprise) in Chapais-Chibougamau area in west central Quebec.  Its northern border is located approximately 35 km south of the town of Chapais.


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