Survey Metadata

Stream sediment



Stream sediment sampling survey, NTS 32C/9, 16, Lac Maricourt area, Abitibi, Quebec, 1971.

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Survey Description

In 1971, a stream sediment sampling survey was conducted in the Lac Maricourt region, Quebec.  The area covers 1500 km2.  A total of 260 samples were collected at an average density of 1 sample per 5.8 km2 and analysed for:


Element Dissolution Technique
Cu, Pb, Zn, Ni, Co, Ag, Mn, Sb


atomic absorption (AAS)


visual colorimetry


The data are published in Open File DP-381, Department of Natural Resources, 1976.

Publication History

Index Publication
1 Division de la géochimie (1976). Géochimie de sédiments de ruisseau, région du lac Maricourt, Québec. Ministère des Richesses naturelles, Dossier public DP-381. (more)

Project History

Index Year Project
1 1970-1979 Stream sediment, till and soil sampling surveys, Abitibi area, Quebec, 1970-1979. (more)

Geographic Extent

Minimum Latitude Maximum Latitude Minimum Longitude Maximum Longitude
48.5° 48.87° -76.5° -76°

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

  • Covers NTS 32C/9 (Lac Achepabanca), /16 (Lac Wetetnagami). The Lac Maricourt area is bounded by latitudes 48o30' and 48o52' and longitudes 76o and 76o30'. It includes Lac Achepabanca, Lac Saint-Père and Rivière Wétetnagami.


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