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Soil sampling survey, NTS 32E/1, 32E/2W, 32E/7E and 32E/8, Joutel area, Abitibi region, Quebec, 1980.

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Survey Description

In the summer of 1980, a soil sampling survey was conducted by the company Forage et Sondage, in the Joutel area, Quebec.  Sampling was done by foot and by helicopter.  The area covers 4500 km2.  A total of 1906 samples were collected at an average density of 1 sample per 2.5 km2.  Samples were collected from horizon Ah, Oh ou H.  These samples were analysed for Cu, Pb, Zn, Ni, Co, Mn, Mo, Sn, Li, As, Hg, Fe and U and loss on ignition.

The data are published in Open File DP-930, Department of Energy and Resources, 1982.  Subsequently, samples were analysed for gold and data are published in MB 85-56, Department of Energy and Resources, 1985.

Publication History

Index Publication
1 Beaumier, M. (1980). Pédogéochimie de la région de Joutel, Québec. Ministère de l'Énergie et des Ressources, Dossier public DP-930. (more)
2 Beaumier, M. (1985). L'or dans l'humus, région de Joutel, Québec. Ministère de l'Énergie et des Ressources, Manuscrit brut MB 85-56. (more)

Project History

Index Year Project
1 1980-1982 Pedogeochemical inventory of the Abitibi territory, Quebec, 1976-1982. (more)

Geographic Extent

Minimum Latitude Maximum Latitude Minimum Longitude Maximum Longitude
49° 49.6° -78.75° -78°

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

  • Covers NTS 32E/1 (Mont Douaumont), /2 (west) (Mont Plamondon), /7 (east) (Lac Mistaouac), /8 (Ruisseau Kistabiche). The Joutel area is situated in the Abitibi region. Its center is located 10 km south of Joutel. It is bounded by latitudes 49° and 49°36' and longitudes 78° and 78°45'.


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