Survey Metadata

Stream sediment



Stream sediment sampling survey, NTS 22G/1, Mines Madeleine area, Gaspé Peninsula, Quebec, 1971.

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Survey Description

In 1971, a stream sediment sampling survey was conducted in the Mines Madeleine area, north of Gaspé Peninsula.  The area covers 73 km2.  A total of 259 samples were collected at an average density of 1 sample per 0.3 km2 and analysed for:


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


atomic absorption (AAS)


visual colorimetry


The data are published in Open File DP-414, Department of Natural Resources, Quebec, 1971.

Publication History

Index Publication
1 Lachance, S. (1971). Région des mines Madeleine, Gaspésie, Québec. Ministère des Richesses naturelles, Dossier public DP-414. (more)

Project History

Index Year Project
1 1964-1983 Stream sediment, soil, heavy mineral sampling surveys, Gaspé peninsula, Quebec, 1964-1983. (more)

Geographic Extent

Minimum Latitude Maximum Latitude Minimum Longitude Maximum Longitude
49° 49.09° -66.08° -66°

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

  • Covers part of NTS 22G/1 (Ste-Anne-des-Monts).  It is bounded to the north by the Parc de conservation de la Gaspésie and is located in the Madeleine mines area.  It includes the lake Les Quatre Lacs.


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