Survey Metadata

Stream sediment



Stream sediment sampling survey, NTS 31K/16, Briand-Mitchell area, Pontiac and Gatineau counties, Quebec, 1964.

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Survey Description

In the summer of 1964, a stream sediment sampling survey was conducted in the Briand-Mitchell region, Quebec.  The area covers 712 km2.  A total of 217 samples were collected at an average density of 1 sample per 3.3 km2 and analysed for:


Element Dissolution Technique
Cu, Pb, Zn


visual colorimetry
Mo HCl visual colorimetry


The data are published in Open File DPV-572, Department of Natural Resources, 1978.  In 1976, data were also published in Open File DP-394.

Publication History

Index Publication
1 Division de la géochimie (1976). Géochimie des sédiments de ruisseau, région de Baskatong Lake, Québec. Ministère des Richesses naturelles, Dossier public DP-394. (more)
2 Sabourin, R.J.E. (1978). Région de Briand-Mitchell, Québec. Ministère des Richesses naturelles, Dossier public DPV-572. (more)

Project History

Index Year Project
1 1964-1981 Stream sediment, soil sampling surveys, Outaouais area, Quebec, 1964-1981. (more)

Geographic Extent

Minimum Latitude Maximum Latitude Minimum Longitude Maximum Longitude
46.67° 47° -76.25° -76°

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

  • Covers part of NTS 31K/16 (Lac Kellog). The Briand-Mitchell area is bounded by latitudes 46o40' and 47o and longitudes 76o and 76o15'. The southeastern corner is located 32 km north of Maniwaki and the area is located south of Parc La Vérendrye.


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