Survey Metadata

Stream sediment



Stream sediment sampling survey, NTS 32C/7, Lac Faillon area, Abitibi region, Quebec, 1972.

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Survey Description

In 1972, a stream sediment sampling survey was conducted in the Lac Faillon region, Quebec.  The area covers 1000 km2.  A total of 118 stream sediment samples were collected at an average density of 1 sample per 8.5 km2.  Samples were analysed for:


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


atomic absorption (AAS)


paper chromatography


The data are published in geological report RG-169, Department of Natural Resources, 1976.  In 1978, a compilation was also published in Open File DP-555.

Publication History

Index Publication
1 Bertolus, M (1976). Région du lac Faillon, Québec. Ministère des Richesses naturelles, rapport géologique RG-169. (more)
2 Dumontier M. (1978). Région du lac Faillon, Québec. Ministère des Richesses naturelles, Dossier public DP-555. (more)

Project History

Index Year Project
1 1970-1979 Stream sediment, till and soil sampling surveys, Abitibi area, Quebec, 1970-1979. (more)

Geographic Extent

Minimum Latitude Maximum Latitude Minimum Longitude Maximum Longitude
48.25° 48.5° -77° -76.5°

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

  • Covers NTS 32C/7 (Lac Faillon). The Lac Faillon region is located in the Abitibi area. The center is situated at approximately 50 km east of Senneterre. It is bounded by latitudes 48°15' and 48°30' and longitudes 76°30' and 77°.


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