Survey Metadata

Stream sediment



Stream sediment sampling survey, NTS 22N/15, 16, 22O/13 and 23C/1, 2, Gagnon area, Nord-du-Québec region, Quebec, 1964-1965.

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Survey Description

Between 1964 and 1965, a stream sediment sampling survey was conducted in the Gagnon region, Quebec.  The area covers 1800 km2.  A total of 414 stream sediment samples were collected at an average density of 1 sample per 4.3 km2.  Samples were analysed for Cu, Pb, Zn.

The data are published in geological report RG-178, Department of Natural Resources, 1977.

Publication History

Index Publication
1 Clarke, P.J. (1977). Région de Gagnon, Québec. Ministère des Richesses naturelles, rapport géologique RG-178. (more)

Project History

Index Year Project
1 1964-1970 Soil and stream sediment sampling survey, Nord-du-Québec region, 1964-1970. (more)

Geographic Extent

Minimum Latitude Maximum Latitude Minimum Longitude Maximum Longitude
51.5° 52.25° -68.5° -67.75°

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

  • Covers NTS 22N/15 (Lac Pecaudy), /16 (Lac Barbel), 22O/13 (Petit Lac Manicouagan) and 23C/1 (Rivière Themines), /2 (Lac Griffon). The area studied is located in the Nord-du-Québec area. It includes the town of Gagnon, 240 km north of Port-Cartier, on the Gulf of St-Lawrence. It also includes the Lac Jeannine mine, the iron deposits at Mont Reed, at Lac Rond and Lac Pingouin, at Lac des Silicates, in the Lac Blough area, and at Lac Aubertin and Lac Boidie. It is bounded by latitudes 51°30' and 52°15' and longitudes 67°45' and 68°30'.


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