Survey Metadata

Stream sediment



Stream sediment sampling survey, NTS 32G/15, north-east quarter of Lévy township, Abitibi area, Quebec, 1976.

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Survey Description

In 1976, a stream sediment sampling survey was conducted in the quarter north-east of Lévy township, Quebec.  The area covers 70 km2.  A total of 62 samples were collected at an average density of 1 sample per 1.1 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, Mo, Li, Hg, As, Ba   atomic absorption (AAS)
U   paper chromatography


The data are published in Open File DP-590, Department of Natural Resources, 1978.

Publication History

Index Publication
1 Gobeil, A., Dumontier, M. (1978). Géochimie des sédiments de ruisseau, quart nord-est du canton de Lévy, Québec. Ministère des Richesses naturelles, Dossier public DP-590. (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
49.75° 49.92° -74.83° -74.67°

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

  • Covers NTS 32G/15 (Chapais). The northeast quarter of the Lévy township is located in the Abitibi area. It is situated 25 km southwest of Chibougamau. It is bounded by latitudes 49°48' and 49°53' and longitudes 74°41' and 74°48'.


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