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Humus sampling survey, NTS 31M/3, 6 and 11, Guigues and Fabre areas, Témiscamingue, Quebec, 1978-1979.

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Survey Description

In 1978 and 1979, a geochemical survey was carried out in the Guigues and Fabre areas, Témiscamingue, Quebec.  The area covers approximately 330 km2.  A total of 180 humus samples were collected from fields or forests near roads at an average density of 1 sample per 1.9 km2.  Samples were taken from the horizon Ah. and were analysed for Cu, Zn, Pb, Ni, Co, Mn, Ag, Fe, Mo, Sn, Li, As, Hg using atomic absorption.  The paper chromatography technique was used for the determination of uranium.  The data are published in DV83-02, Department of Natural Resources, Quebec.

Publication History

Index Publication
1 Lalonde, J.-P., Pelletier, M. (1983). Atlas géochimique des eaux souterraines et des sols, région du Témiscamingue, Province de Québec. Ministère de l'Énergie et des Ressources, Document divers DV 83-02. (more)

Project History

Index Year Project
1 1964-1980 Groundwater, soil and stream sediment  sampling surveys, Témiscamingue, Quebec, 1964-1980 (more)

Geographic Extent

Minimum Latitude Maximum Latitude Minimum Longitude Maximum Longitude
47.17° 47.54° -79.5° -79.23°

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

  • Covers parts of NTS 31M/6 (Ville-Marie) and 31M/11 (Angliers).  This survey is bounded to the west by Lake Timiskaming and includes the village of St.-Bruno-de-Gigues.

  • Covers part of NTS 31M/3 (Fabre).  It is bounded to the west by Lake Timiskaming and includes the village of Fabre.


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