Survey Metadata

Stream sediment



Stream sediment sampling survey, NTS 21L/3 and 21E/14, Disraéli area, Estrie region, Quebec, 1967-1970.

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Survey Description

Between 1967 and 1970, a stream sediment sampling survey was conducted in the Disraeli area, Quebec .  The area covers 900 km2. A total of 387 samples were collected at an average density of 1 sample per 2.3 km2 and analysed for:


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


atomic absorption (AAS)
U, Sb, Sn, Au, W    
Mo HCl visual colorimetry


The data are published in Open File DP-409, Department of Natural Resources, 1976.

Publication History

Index Publication
1 Division de la géochimie (1976). Géochimie des sédiments de ruisseau, région de Disraéli, Québec. Ministère des Richesses naturelles, Dossier public DP-409. (more)

Project History

Index Year Project
1 1963-1986 Stream sediment, till sampling survey, Estrie area, Quebec, 1963-1986. (more)

Geographic Extent

Minimum Latitude Maximum Latitude Minimum Longitude Maximum Longitude
45.75° 46.13° -71.5° -71.25°

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

  • Covers part of NTS 21L/3 (Thetford Mines) and 21E/14 (Disraeli). The Disraeli region includes Lac Saint-François, Thetford and Thetford west in the Estrie area. It is bounded by latitudes 45°45' and 46°08' and longitudes 71°15' and 71°30'.


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