Survey Metadata

Soil, Stream sediment



Geochemical soil and surface water surveys, NTS 22B/16, Lemieux township, Gaspé-north county, Quebec, 1953.

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Survey Description

In 1950, a soil sampling survey and a water survey were conducted in the Lemieux township area, Quebec.  The area covers 100 km2.  A total of 1797 soil samples (an average density of 1 sample per 0.06 km2) and 154 water samples (an average density of 1 sample per 0.6 km2) were collected and analysed for Cu, Pb, Zn.  The analytical methods used are explained in details in the report.

The data are published in preliminary report RP-302, Department of Mines, Quebec, 1954.  There is also an Open File (DP-83) published in 1953.

Publication History

Index Publication
1 Riddell, J. E. (1953). Geochemical survey for base metal mineralization, Lemieux township area, Gaspe peninsula, Quebec. Ministère de l'Énergie et des Ressources, Open File DP 83. (more)
2 Riddell, J. E. (1954). Geochemical soil and water surveys in Lemieux township, Gaspe-north county, Quebec. Department of Mines, Preliminary Report PR-302. (more)

Geographic Extent

Minimum Latitude Maximum Latitude Minimum Longitude Maximum Longitude
48.75° 48.873° -66.27° -66.085°

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

  • Covers part of NTS 22B/16 (Mont Albert).  The Lemieux township is accessible from Gaspé, Ste-Anne-des-Monts and Cascapédia and lies approximately 30 miles south of the north coast of the Gaspé peninsula and 42 miles north of the south coast.


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