Survey Metadata




Soil sampling survey, NTS 32D/11, St-Laurent de Gallichan area, Abitibi region, Quebec, 1982.

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Survey Description

During the summer of 1982, a soil sampling survey was conducted in the St-Laurent de Gallichan area, Quebec.  The area covers 17 km2.  A total of 196 samples were collected at an average density of 1 sample per 0.09 km2.  Samples were analyzed for:


Element Dissolution Technique
Ag, As, Co, Cu, Sn, Mn, Hg, Mo, Ni, Pb, Zn   atomic absorption (AAS)
U   fluorimetry
Loss on ignition (LOI)    


Approximately 1000 samples were collected in surrounding areas.  The data are published in Open Files MB 86-65 and GM-40552.

The data are published in Open File MB 86-80, Department of Energy and Resources, 1987.

Publication History

Index Publication
1 Kirouac, F. (1987). Géochimie des sols de la région de St-Laurent de Gallichan, Abitibi. Ministère de l'Énergie et des Ressources, Manuscrit brut MB 86-80. (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
48.53° 48.625° -79.3° -79.2°

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

  • Covers part of NTS 32D/11 (Palmarolle).  The Saint-Laurent de Gallichan area is situated in the Abitibi region.  It is located 45 km northwest of Rouyn-Noranda and 10 km northwest of Duparquet.  It is bounded by latitudes 48°32' and 48°37'30" and longitudes 79°12' and 79°18'.


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