Survey Metadata

Stream sediment



Stream sediment sampling survey, NTS 23O/9, Lac Musset area, Labrador Through region, Quebec, 1982-1983.

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Survey Description

During the summers of 1982 and 1983, a stream sediment sampling survey was conducted in the Lac Musset area, Quebec.  The area covers 140 km2.  A total of 219 samples were collected at an average density of 1 sample per 0.6 km2. Samples were analyzed for Cu, Pb, Zn, Ni, Co, Mn, Ag, Fe, Al, As, B, Ba, Be, Ca, Cd, Ce, Cr, Eu, K, La, Li, Mg, Mo, Na, P, Sc, Sm, Sr, Th, Ti, V, Y, Sn (atomic absorption), U (fluorimetry) and loss on ignition.

The data are published in Open File MB 86-09, Department of Energy and Resources, 1986.

Publication History

Index Publication
1 Otis, M. (1986). Géochimie des sédiments de ruisseau, région du Lac Musset, Fosse du Labrador, Québec. Ministère de l'Énergie et des Ressources, Manuscrit brut MB 86-09. (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
55.5° 55.62° -66.47° -66.13°

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

  • Covers NTS 23O/9 (Lac Rivet).  The Lac Musset area is located in the Labrador Trough, Nord-du-Québec region.  It is bounded by latitudes 55°30' and 55°37' and longitudes 66°08' and 66°28'.


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