Survey Metadata


Ontario, Quebec


Till and clay sampling survey, Timiskaming region, Ontario and Quebec, 1983-1989.

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Survey Description

380 till samples and 200 glaciolacustrine clay samples collected between 1983-1989 in the Timiskaming area of Ontario and Quebec.  The data are published in GSC Bulletin 476.

Data Description:

Paper report.

Quantities Analysed:

<0.002 mm fraction by AAS after HNO3-HCl digestion for 14 elements, by colorimetric method for As, by fluorometric method for U, and by CV-AAS after HNO3-H2SO4-HCl-KMnO4 for Hg.

Geochem Maps Available:

Proportional symbol maps show the distribution of elements.

Other Analyses:

Grain size; carbonate (<0.063 mm by LECO); Agterberg limits.

Publication History

Index Publication
1 Veillette, J.J. (1996). Géomorphologie et géologie du Quaternaire du Témiscamingue, Québec et Ontario. Geological Survey of Canada, Bulletin 476, 269 p. (more)
2 Jackaman, W., Lett, R.E.W. (2013). Updating the British Columbia regional geochemical survey database with new field survey and sample reanalysis data to support mineral exploration (NTS 082F, K, 092K, L, 093J, 102I). In Geoscience BC Summary of Activities 2012, Geoscience BC, Report 2013-1, p. 5-10. (more)

Project History

Index Year Project
1 1983-1996 Timiskaming area, Ontario-Quebec till and clay sampling survey, 1983-1989 (more)

Geographic Extent

Minimum Latitude Maximum Latitude Minimum Longitude Maximum Longitude
46.5° 48° -80° -77°

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

  • Covers NTS 31M and parts of 31N and 31L in the Timiskaming area of Ontario and Quebec.


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