Survey Metadata

Stream sediment



Stream sediment sampling survey, NTS 32I/4, ½E Bignell township, Abitibi-East county, Quebec, 1980.

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Survey Description

During the summer of 1980, a stream sediment sampling survey was conducted in the half east of Bignell township, Quebec.  The area covers 128 km2.  A total of 119 samples were collected at an average density of 1 sample per 1.1 km2  These samples were analysed for Cu, Pb, Zn, Ni, Co, Mn, Mo, Li, Ag, Cd, Ba, U and loss on ignition.

The data are published in Open File DPV-893, Department of Energy and Resources, 1982.

Publication History

Index Publication
1 Lacoste, P. (1982). Demie est du canton de Bignell, comté d'Abitibi-Est, Québec. Ministère de l'Énergie et des Ressources, Dossier public DPV-893. (more)

Project History

Index Year Project
1 1980-1987 Soil, lake sediment and stream sediment sampling surveys, Nord-du-Québec region, 1980-1987. (more)

Geographic Extent

Minimum Latitude Maximum Latitude Minimum Longitude Maximum Longitude
50.02° 50.17° -73.901° -73.573°

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

  • Covers NTS 32I/4 (Lac des Canots). The eastern half of Bignell township area is situated in the Abitibi (east) county, Nord-du-Québec region. It is located 40 km northeast of Chibougamau. It is bounded by latitudes 50°01' and 50°10' and longitudes 73°34'15" and 73°54'06".


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