Survey Metadata

Lake sediment

Quebec

1987

Lake sediment sampling survey, Fermont area, Nord-du-Québec region, Quebec, 1987.





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Survey Description


During the summer of 1987, a helicopter supported lake sediment sampling survey was conducted by the SIAL company, in the Fermont area, Quebec.  The sampling was done using a probe.  Approximately 6,600 sites were collected at an average density of 1 sample per 13 km2.  The area covers 86,965 km2.  Samples were analyzed for:

 

Element Dissolution Technique
Ag, Al, B, Ba, Ca, Cd, Ce, Co, Cr, Cu, Eu, Fe, K, La, Li, Mg, Mn, Mo, Na, Ni, P, Pb, Sc, Sm, Sr, Th, Ti, V, Zn

HNO3/HCl

inductively coupled plasma emission (ICP-ES)
As, Au, W, U, Sb, Br, Cs, Se, Tm   neutron activation (INAA)
perte au feu    
pH   ion selective electrode (ISE)
Hg   atomic absorption (AAS)

 

Some data are published in Open File MB 88-38, Department of Energy and Resources, 1988.  All data are published in Open File MB 89-33, Department of Energy and Resources, 1989.

Publication History

Index Publication
1 Beaumier, M. (1988). Aires d'activités géochimiques dans les sédiments de lac de la région de Fermont; quelques considérations sur le potentiel minéral. Ministère de l'Énergie et des Ressources, Manuscrit brut MB 88-38. (more)
2 Beaumier, M. (1989). Géochimie des sédiments de lac, région de Fermont. Ministère de l'Énergie et des Ressources, Manuscrit brut MB 89-33. (more)

Project History

Index Year Project
1 1987-1990 Côte-Nord lake sediment project, 1987-2003 (more)
2 2007-2009 Côte-Nord Project, 2007-2009 (more)

Geographic Extent

Minimum Latitude Maximum Latitude Minimum Longitude Maximum Longitude
51° 54° -71.25° -66°

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

  • Covers most of NTS 22M (Lac Pletipi), the north half of 22N (Reservoir Manicouagan), the north half of 22O (Lac Fouquet), most of 23D (Lac Naococane), 23F (Lac Bermen), 23G (Shabogamo Lake), 23B (Lac Opocopa), 23C (Lac Vallard).  The Fermont area is situated in the Nord-du-Québec region.  It is bounded by latitudes 51° and 54° and longitudes 66° and 71°15'.

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