Survey Metadata




Soil sampling survey, NTS 32D/9, Amos area, Abitibi region, Quebec, 1978 and 1982.

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Survey Description

During the summers of 1978 and 1982, a soil sampling survey was conducted in the Amos area, Quebec.  The area covers 1000 km2.  A total of 247 samples were collected at an average density of 1 sample per 4.0 km2.  Samples were analyzed for:


Element Dissolution Technique
Loss on ignition (LOI)    

1978: paper chromatography

1982: fluorimetry

Ag, As, Co, Cu, Hg, Li, Mn, Mo, Ni, Pb, Sn, Zn   atomic absorption (AAS)


The data are published in Open File MB 86-68, Department of Energy and Resources, 1986.

Publication History

Index Publication
1 Kirouac, F. (1986). Géochimie des sols, région d'Amos, Québec. Ministère de l'Énergie et des Ressources, Manuscrit brut MB 86-68. (more)

Project History

Index Year Project
1 1980-1983 Stream sediment and soil sampling surveys, Abitibi region, Quebec, 1980-1983. (more)

Geographic Extent

Minimum Latitude Maximum Latitude Minimum Longitude Maximum Longitude
48.5° 48.75° -78.5° -78°

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

  • Covers part of NTS 32D/9 (Amos).  The Amos area is situated in the Abitibi region.  It is bounded by latitudes 48°30' and 48°45' and longitudes 78° and 78°30'.


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