Survey Metadata




Soil sampling survey, NTS 32D/10, 11, 14, 15, Palmarolle area, Abitibi region, Quebec, 1977.

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Survey Description

During the summer of 1977, a soil sampling survey was conducted in the Palmarolle area, Quebec.  The area covers 1400 km2.  A total of 409 samples were collected at an average density of 1 sample per 3.4 km2.  Samples were analyzed for:


Element Dissolution Technique
Loss on ignition (LOI)    
U   paper chromatography
Ag, As, Co, Cu, Hg, Mn, Mo, Ni, Pb, Zn   atomic absorption (AAS)
pH   selective electrode


Au   pyroanalysis


The data are published in Open File MB 86-65, Department of Energy and Resources, 1986.

Publication History

Index Publication
1 Kirouac, F. (1986). Géochimie des sols, région de Palmarolle, Québec. Ministère de l'Énergie et des Ressources, Manuscrit brut MB 86-65. (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
48.5° 48.83° -79.5° -78.83°

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

  • Covers NTS 32D/10 (Taschereau), /11 (Palmarolle), /14 (La Sarre), /15 (Rivière Macamic).  The Palmarolle area is situated in the Abitibi region.  It is located 50 km north of Rouyn-Noranda.  It is bounded by latitudes 48°30' and 48°50' and longitudes 78°50' and 79°30'.


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