Survey Metadata

Stream sediment

Quebec

1970

Stream sediment sampling survey, NTS 32F/2, Lac Mégiscane Lake, Abitibi, Quebec, 1970.





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Survey Description


In 1970, a stream sediment sampling survey was conducted in the Lac Mégiscane region, Quebec.  The area covers 1600 km2.  A total of 319 samples were collected at an average density of 1 sample per 5.0 km2 and analysed for:

 

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

HNO3

atomic absorption (AAS)
Mo HCl visual colorimetry
Sn HCl atomic absorption (AAS)
U

HNO3

visual colorimetry

 

The data are published in Open File DP-380, Department of Natural Resources, 1976.

Publication History

Index Publication
1 Division de la géochimie (1976). Géochimie de sédiments de ruisseau, région du Lac Mégiscane, Québec. Ministère des Richesse naturelles, Dossier public DP-380. (more)

Project History

Index Year Project
1 1970-1979 Stream sediment, till and soil sampling surveys, Abitibi area, Quebec, 1970-1979. (more)

Geographic Extent

Minimum Latitude Maximum Latitude Minimum Longitude Maximum Longitude
48.5° 48.925° -76° -75.5°

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

  • Covers NTS 32F/2 (Lac Quévillon). The Lac Mégiscane area is bounded by latitudes 48o30' and 48o55'30" and longitudes 75o30' and 76o. It includes Lac Mesplet, Lac Masères, Lac Cherrier, Lac Saint-Cyr and Lac Pascagama.

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