Survey Metadata

Esker

Quebec

1968

Soil and sand(esker) sampling survey, Matagami esker area, Abitibi, Quebec, 1968.





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Survey Description


In 1968, a soil and sand (esker) sampling survey was conducted in the Matagami esker area, Quebec.  The area covers 180 km2.  A total of 170 samples were collected at every half mile, along the esker.  Soils were collected in horizon B.  Samples were analysed for Cu, Pb, Zn, Mo, Au and Ag.

The data are published in Open File DP-125, Department of Energy and Resources, 1969.  In 1976, a mineralogy study was conducted by the same authors and the data are published in Open File DP-350.

Publication History

Index Publication
1 LaSalle, P., Cachau-Herreillat, F. (1969). Essai de mise au point de méthodes de prospection géochimique utilisant des formations superficielles anciennes: les eskers, Québec. Ministère des Richesses naturelles, Dossier public DP-125. (more)
2 LaSalle, P., Warren, B., LaSalle, Y.R. (1976). Minéralogie de l'esker de Matagami: présence de l'heazelwoodite et de l'awaruite. Ministère des Richesses naturelles, Dossier public DP-350. (more)

Project History

Index Year Project
1 1968 Soil and sand (esker) sampling survey, Matagami esker region, Abitibi, Quebec, 1968. (more)

Geographic Extent

Minimum Latitude Maximum Latitude Minimum Longitude Maximum Longitude
48° 50° -79.5° -76°

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

  • The Matagami esker region is bounded by latitudes 48oand 50oand longitudes 76oand 79o30'.  It includes the cities of Amos, Barraute and Matagami.

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