Survey Metadata

Stream sediment

Quebec

1972

Stream sediment sampling survey, Opémisca and Cuvier townships, Abitibi area, Quebec, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1976.





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Survey Description


During the summers of 1972, 1973, 1974 and 1976, a stream sediment sampling survey was conducted in the townships of Opémisca and Cuvier, Quebec.  The area covers 300 km2.  A total of 297 samples were collected at an average density of 1 sample per km2 Samples were screened to obtain the <177 microns fraction and theses fractions were analysed for:

 

Element Dissolution Technique
Cu, Pb, Zn, Mn, Ni, Co, Ag, Mn, Sn, Li, As, Ba   atomic absorption (AAS)
U   paper chromatography
Mo   visual colorimetry

 

The data are published in Open File DP-584, Department of Natural Resources, 1978.

Publication History

Index Publication
1 Durocher, M., Dumontier, M. (1978). Géochimie des sédiments de ruisseau, partie des cantons d'Opémisca et de Cuvier, Québec. Ministère des Richesses naturelles, Dossier public DP-584. (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
49.87° 50.03° -75.15° -74.8°

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

  • Covers NTS 32G/14 (Lac des Orignaux), /15 (Chapais), 32J/2 (Lac Claire), /3 (Lac à l'Eau Noire). Opémisca and Cuvier townships are located in the Abitibi area. It is situated 40 km west of Chibougamau. It is bounded by latitudes 49°52' and 50°02' and longitudes 74°48' and 75°09'.

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