Survey Metadata

Stream sediment



Stream sediment sampling survey, NTS 31M/14 and 32D/3, S-O quart of Montbeillard township, Rouyn-Noranda county, Quebec, 1970.

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Survey Description

In 1970, a stream sediment sampling survey was conducted in the Montbeillard township region, Quebec.  The area covers 70 km2.  A total of 68 samples were collected at an average density of 1 sample per km2 and analysed for:


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


atomic absorption (AAS)


visual colorimetry


The data are published in Open File DP-326, Department of Natural Resources, 1970.  This survey is part of a compilation DV 87-22, published in 1987.

Publication History

Index Publication
1 Van de Walle, M. (1970). Géochimie des sédiments de ruisseaux, quart sud-ouest du canton de Montbeillard, Québec. Ministère des Richesses naturelles, Dossier public DP-326. (more)

Project History

Index Year Project
2 1970-1979 Stream sediment, till and soil sampling surveys, Abitibi area, Quebec, 1970-1979. (more)
1 1985-1987 Project Cadillac, geochemical compilation of the north-west of Quebec, Abitibi-Temiscaming, Quebec, 1964-1987. (more)

Geographic Extent

Minimum Latitude Maximum Latitude Minimum Longitude Maximum Longitude
47.98° 48.07° -79.3° -79.18°

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

  • Covers parts of NTS 31M/14 (Lac Barrière) and 32D/3 (Rouyn). The south-east quarter of Montbeillard township is bounded by latitudes 47o59' and 48o04' and longitudes 79o11' and 79o18'. It includes Lac Écho and Lac Opasatica.


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