Survey Metadata

Stream sediment



Stream sediment sampling survey, NTS 31M/6, 11, Baby township, Témiscamingue, Quebec, 1968-1971.

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Survey Description

In 1968 and 1971, a stream sediment sampling survey was conducted in the entire county of Baby and bordering parts of Guigues, Nédelec and Guérin counties, Temiscaming area, Quebec.  The area covers 300 km2.  A total of 492 samples were collected at an average density of 1 sample per 0.6 km2 and analysed for:


Element Dissolution Technique
Cu, Zn, Pb


Ni, Co pyrosulfate fusion, HCl colorimetry
Mn, Ag aqua-regia, HCl atomic absorption (AAS)




The data are published in RG-185, Department of Natural Resources, Quebec, 1978.  This survey is part of a compilation DV 87-22, published in 1987.

Publication History

Index Publication
1 Imreh, L. (1978). Rapport géologique du Canton de Baby, Témiscamingue, Québec. Ministère des Richesses naturelles, rapport géologique RG-185. (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
47.425° 47.62° -79.41° -79.09°

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

  • Covers NTS 31M/6 (Ville-Marie), /11 (Angliers).  It is located between the latitudes 47o25' and 47o37' and longitudes 79o06' and 79o26'.  It is bounded to the east and partly to the north by Lac Quinze.  It includes the city of Baby and parts of Guigues, Nédelec and Guérin townships.


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