Survey Metadata

Stream sediment



Stream sediment sampling survey, NTS 32N/9, 10, 15, 16 and 32O/12, 13, Lac Champion region, Nord-du-Québec area, Quebec, 1974.

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Survey Description

In 1974, a stream sediment sampling survey was conducted in the Lac Champion area, Quebec.  The area covers 5000 km2. A total of 68 samples were collected at an average density of 1 sample per 73.5 km2 and analysed for:


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


atomic absorption (AAS)
Mo, Sn HCl visual colorimetry


visual colorimetry


The data are published in Open File DP-419, Department of Natural Resources, 1976.

Publication History

Index Publication
1 Division de la géochimie (1976). Géochimie des sédiments de ruisseau, région du lac Champion, Québec. Ministère des Richesses naturelles, Dossier public DP-419. (more)

Project History

Index Year Project
1 1971-1979 Stream sediment sampling surveys, Nord-du-Québec region, 1971-1979. (more)

Geographic Extent

Minimum Latitude Maximum Latitude Minimum Longitude Maximum Longitude
51.5° 52° -77° -75.67°

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

  • Covers NTS 32N/9 (Lac Champion), /10 (Lac Jolliet), /15 (Lac Chambois), /16 (Collines Lescar) and 32O/12 (Lac des Montagnes), /13 (Lac Abigail). The Lac Champion region is situated in the Nord-du-Québec area. It is bounded by latitudes 51°30' and 52° and longitudes 75°40' and 77°. It includes Rivière Pontax and Rivière Nemiscou.


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