Survey Metadata

Stream sediment



Stream sediment sampling survey, NTS 31M/7, 8, Belleterre area, Témiscamingue, Quebec, 1974.

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Survey Description

In 1974, a stream sediment sampling survey was conducted in the region of Belleterre, Quebec. The area covers 1000 km2.  A total of 87 samples were collected all over the area at an average density of 1 sample per 11.5 km2.  Samples were analysed for:

Element Dissolution Technique
Cu, Zn, Pb, Co, Ni, Ag, Mn, Sb


atomic absorption (AAS)


Mo HCl colorimetry




The results are published in Open File DP-398, Department of Natural Resources, Quebec, 1974.  This survey is part of a compilation DV 87-22, published in 1987.

Publication History

Index Publication
1 Rive, M. (1974). Géochimie des sédiments de ruisseau, région de Belleterre, Québec. Ministère des Richesses naturelles, Dossier public DP-398. (more)

Project History

Index Year Project
1 1964-1980 Groundwater, soil and stream sediment  sampling surveys, Témiscamingue, Quebec, 1964-1980 (more)
2 1985-1987 Project Cadillac, geochemical compilation of the north-west of Quebec, Abitibi-Temiscaming, Quebec, 1964-1987. (more)

Geographic Extent

Minimum Latitude Maximum Latitude Minimum Longitude Maximum Longitude
47.25° 47.5° -78.75° -78.25°

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

  • Covers NTS 31M/7 (Belleterre),/8 (Lac Winawiash) in western Quebec. Lac Soufflot is located approximately in the centre of the study area.  It is bounded to the south by 47.25°N latitude.


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