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Beaumier, M.


Côte-Nord lake sediment project, 1987-2003

Project Description

Lake sediments were collected in the Fermont, Havre-St. Pierre and Blanc-Sablon areas in the Côte-Nord region, Quebec.  The goalsof the project were:

  • to identify the variousmulti-elementgeochemicalsignals associated with thevariousgeological unitsin the area;
  • to highlightthe geochemicaldispersionthat could becaused bymineralization
  • to highlightthemetalliferouspotential of the regionandprovide strategictargets for mineralexploration

The following reports were published:

Area Year of Collection Quebec* Publication
Fermont 1987

MB 88-38

MB 89-33

Havre-St. Pierre 1988

MB 89-46

MB 89-19

Blanc-Sablon 1990 MB 90-33
Manicouagan 2003 PRO 2005-03

* Ministère de l’Énergie et des Ressources du Québec


Survey History

1Lake sediment sampling survey, NTS 12J, K, N, O, P, Blanc-Sablon region, Quebec, 1990. (more)
2Lake sediment sampling survey, Fermont area, Nord-du-Québec region, Quebec, 1987. (more)
3Lake sediment sampling survey, Havre-St-Pierre area, Côte-Nord region, Quebec, 1988. (more)
4Lake sediment sampling survey, Manicouagan area, Quebec, 2003. (more)

Project Funding

Currently Ministère des Ressources naturelles et faune (MRNF) (Department of Natural Resources and Wildlife)

Previously Ministère de l’Énergie et de Ressources Québec (MERQ) (Department of Energy and Resources)

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