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Till sampling survey, NTS 31F, G, J, K, N, O, southwestern Quebec, 1982.

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Survey Description

Samples (mostly till but also glaciomarine sediments) were collected in southwestern Quebec in 1982.  The data are published in GSC Open File 1899.  These data were also released as part of a big Ontario-Quebec summary and interpretation in GSC Bulletin 463.

Data Description:

Paper report.

Quantities Analysed:

<0.002 mm fraction by AAS after HNO3-HCl leach for 12 elements, by fluorometric method for U and by colorimetric method for As.

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Other Analyses:

Grain-size (<2 mm fraction); carbonate (<0.063 mm fraction by LECO).

Publication History

Index Publication
1 Kettles, I.M. (1988). Reconnaissance geochemical data for till and other surficial sediments, Gatineau and surrounding areas, southwestern Quebec: Applications to acid rain research and mineral exploration. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1899. (more)
2 Kettles, I.M., Shilts, W.W. (1994). Composition of glacial sediments in Canadian Shield terrane, southeastern Ontario and southwestern Quebec: applications to acid rain research and mineral exploration. Geological Survey of Canada, Bulletin 463, 64 p. (more)

Project History

Index Year Project
1 1982-1988 Southwestern Quebec till sampling survey, 1982 (more)

Geographic Extent

Minimum Latitude Maximum Latitude Minimum Longitude Maximum Longitude
45.35° 47.37° -77.25° -75.67°

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

  • Covers parts of NTS 31F, G, J, K, N, O in southwestern Quebec.  It is bounded to the south by the Ottawa River.


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