Survey Metadata

Stream sediment



Stream sediment sampling survey, NTS 32D/3, NE quarter of Dufay township, Rouyn-Noranda county, Quebec, 1971.

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Survey Description

In 1971, a stream sediment sampling survey was conducted in the Dufay township (north-east) area, Quebec.  The area covers 70 km2. A total of 49 samples were collected at an average density of 1 sample per 1.4 km2 and analysed for:


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


atomic absorption (AAS)


visual colorimetry


The data are published in Open File DP-219, Department of Natural Resources, 1971.  This survey is part of a compilation DV-87-22, published in 1987.

Publication History

Index Publication
1 Lestra, A. (1971). Géochimie des sédiments de ruisseau, quart nord-est du canton de Dufay, comté de Rouyn-Noranda, Québec. Ministère des Richesses naturelles, Dossier public DP-219. (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
48.075° 48.157° -79.405° -79.285°

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

  • Covers part of NTS 32D/3 (Rouyn). The northeast quarter of Dufay township is situated in Rouyn-Noranda county, Abitibi. It is bounded by latitudes 48°04'30" and 48°09'40" and longitudes 79°17'30" and 79°24'30".


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