Survey Metadata

Stream sediment



Stream sediment sampling survey, NTS 31N/14 and 32C/3, Vauquelin and N.W. quarter of Denain townships, Quebec, 1969-1971.

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Survey Description

In 1969-1971, a stream sediment sampling survey was conducted in the Vauquelin and Denain townships area, Quebec.  The area covers 400 km2.  A total of 147 samples were collected at an average density of 1 sample per 2.7 km2 and analysed for:


Element Dissolution Technique
Cu, Pb, Zn


visual colorimetry


visual colorimetry
Co, Ni pyrosulfate fusion visual colorimetry
Mn aqua-regia + HCl atomic absorption (AAS)


Samples collected in 1970-71 were analysed by atomic absorption (except for uranium).

The data are published in Open File DP-301, Department of Natural Resources, 1971.  This survey is part of a compilation DV 87-22, published in 1987.

Publication History

Index Publication
1 Germain, M. (1971). Géochimie des sédiments de ruisseau, canton de Vauquelin et quart NW du canton de Denain, comté d’Abitibi-est. Ministère des Richesses naturelles, Dossier publicDP 301, 14 p. (more)

Project History

Index Year Project
2 1970-1979 Stream sediment, till and soil sampling surveys, Abitibi area, Quebec, 1970-1979. (more)
1 1985-1987 Project Cadillac, geochemical compilation of the north-west of Quebec, Abitibi-Temiscaming, Quebec, 1964-1987. (more)

Geographic Extent

Minimum Latitude Maximum Latitude Minimum Longitude Maximum Longitude
47.92° 48.17° -77.38° -77°

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

  • Covers parts of NTS 31N/14 (Lac Marrias) and 32C/3 (Lac Gueguen). This survey is bounded by latitudes 47o55' and 48o10' and longitudes 77o and 77o23'. It includes Lac Villebon, Lac Simon, Lac Marquis and Lac Matchi-Manitou and is situated in Vauquelin Township and in the north-west quarter of Denain Township.


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