Survey Metadata

Stream sediment



Stream sediment sampling survey, NTS 32J/1, eastern half of Blaiklock township, Abitibi area, Quebec, 1977.

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Survey Description

In 1977, a stream sediment sampling survey was conducted in the half east part of Blaiklock township, Quebec.  The area covers 120 km2.  A total of 41 samples were collected at an average density of 1 sample per 2.9 km2.  Samples were screened to obtain the <177 microns fraction and theses fractions were analysed for:


Element Dissolution Technique
Cu, Pb, Zn, Mn, Ni, Co, Ag, Mn, Sn, Mo   atomic absorption (AAS)
U   paper chromatography


The data are published in Open File DP-588, Department of Natural Resources, 1978.

Publication History

Index Publication
1 Boudreault, A.P. (1978). Géochimie des sédiments de ruisseau, demie est du canton de Blaiklock, Québec. Ministère des Richesses naturelles, Dossier public DP-588. (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
50.03° 50.17° -74.47° -74.25°

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

  • Covers NTS 32J/1 (Lac Waconichi). The eastern half of Blaiklock township is located in the Abitibi area. It is situated 16 km north of Chibougamau. It is bounded by latitudes 50°02' and 50°10' and longitudes 74°15' and 74°28'.


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