Survey Metadata

Stream sediment



Stream sediment sampling survey, NTS 24C/2, 7, 8 east and west, Lac Castignon area, New Quebec Territory, Quebec, 1966.

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Survey Description

In 1966, a stream sediment sampling survey was conducted in the Lac Castignon area, Quebec.  The area covers 2500 km2.  A total of 450 samples were collected at an average density of 1 sample per 5.5 km 2 and analysed for Cu, Mo, Pb, Zn, Ni and U.

The data are published in preliminary report RP-571, Department of Natural Resources, Quebec, 1969.  This survey is also part of a compilation published in 1978, called RG-193.

Publication History

Index Publication
1 Dimroth, E. (1969). Geology of the Castignon Lake area, New Quebec Territory. Quebec. Department of Natural Resources, Preliminary Report PR-571. ( more)
2 Dimroth, E. (1969). Géologie de la région du lac Castignon, territoire du Nouveau-Québec, Québec. Ministère des Richesses naturelles, Rapport préliminaire RP-571. ( more)
3 Dimroth, E. (1978). Région de la Fosse du Labrador (54°30'-56°30'),Québec. Ministère des Richesses naturelles, rapport géologique RG-193. ( more)

Project History

Index Year Project
1 1964-1970 Soil and stream sediment sampling survey, Nord-du-Québec region, 1964-1970. ( more)

Geographic Extent

Minimum Latitude Maximum Latitude Minimum Longitude Maximum Longitude
56° 56.5° -69° -68°

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

  • Covers NTS 24C/2 (east and west) (Lac Lace), 24C/7 (east and west) (Lac Castignon) and 24C/8 (east and west) (Lac Mistamisk).  The Lac Castignon area is in central Nouveau-Québec, 130 miles north of Shefferville and about 800 miles northeast of Quebec City.


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