Survey Metadata

Stream sediment



Stream sediment sampling survey, NTS 23D/4, 5, Lac Naococane area, New-Quebec, Quebec, 1968-69.

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Survey Description

In 1968-1969, a stream sediment sampling survey was conducted in the Lac Naococane area, Quebec.  The area covers 3800 km2.  A total of 716 samples were collected at an average density of 1 sample per 5.3 km2 and analysed for:


Element Dissolution Technique
Cu, Pb, Zn


visual colorimetry


visual colorimetry
Co, Ni pyrosulfate fusion + HCl visual colorimetry
Ag, Mn aqua-regia + HCl atomic absorption


The data are published in Open File DP-420, Department of Natural Resources, 1969.

Publication History

Index Publication
1 Chown, E.H. (1969). Géochimie des sédiments de ruisseau, région du Lac Naococane, Québec. Ministère des Richesses naturelles, Dossier public DP-420. (more)

Project History

Index Year Project
1 1964-1970 Soil and stream sediment sampling survey, Nord-du-Québec region, 1964-1970. (more)

Geographic Extent

Minimum Latitude Maximum Latitude Minimum Longitude Maximum Longitude
52° 52.5° -72° -71.5°

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

  • Covers NTS 23D/4 (Lac Laparre), /5 (Lac Fromont).  The Lac Naococane area is bounded by latitudes 52oand 52o30' and longitudes 71o30' and 72o.


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