Survey Metadata

Stream sediment, Alluvial heavy minerals



Stream sediment and heavy mineral sampling survey, NTS 22A/11-14, 22B/9, 16, 22G/1, 22H/3, 4, Gaspé Park area, Quebec, 1964.

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Survey Description

In 1964, a stream sediment and heavy mineral sampling survey was conducted in Gaspé Park area and surroundings areas to establish a study between these two mediums.  The area covers 3000 km2. A total of 123 samples were collected along each creek, at an average density of 1 sample per 24.4 km2 and analysed for Cu, Pb, Zn, Mo, Ce, Hg, In and Pt.

The data are published in Open File DP-47 Department of Natural Resources, 1971.

Publication History

Index Publication
1 Sims, W. (1971). Étude comparative des minéraux lourds et des sédiments fins des ruisseaux du Parc de la Gaspésie et des environs, Québec. Ministère des Richesses naturelles, Dossier public DP-47. (more)

Project History

Index Year Project
1 1964-1983 Stream sediment, heavy mineral sampling survey, Gaspe area, Quebec, 1964-1983. (more)

Geographic Extent

Minimum Latitude Maximum Latitude Minimum Longitude Maximum Longitude
48.65° 49.1° -66.32° -65.25°

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

  • Covers NTS 22A/11 (Mont Alexandre), /12 (Ruisseau Lesseps), /13 (Lac Madeleine), /14 (Lac York), 22B/9 (Monts Berry), /16 (Mont Albert), 22G/1 (Ste-Anne-des-Monts), 22H/3 (Grande-Vallée), /4 (Mont-Louis). This survey is located in the Parc de conservation de la Gaspésie and in surrounding areas. It is bounded by latitudes 48°39' and 49°06' and longitudes 65°15' and 66°19'.


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