Survey Metadata

Stream sediment



Stream sediment sampling survey, NTS 32G/7-10, La Dauversière, Rohault and Fancamp townships, Abitibi area, Quebec, 1974-1977.

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Survey Description

During the summers of 1974-1977, a stream sediment sampling survey was conducted in the La Dauversière, Rohault and Fancamp townships, Quebec.  The area covers 400 km2.  A total of 163 samples were collected at an average density of 1 sample per 1.8 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, Li, Hg, As, Ba   atomic absorption (AAS)
U   paper chromatography


The data are published in Open File DP-591, Department of Natural Resources, 1978.

Publication History

Index Publication
1 Hébert, C., Dumontier, M. (1978). Géochimie des sédiments de ruisseau, parties des cantons de La Dauversière, Rohault et Fancamp, Québec. Ministère des Richesses naturelles, Dossier public DP-591. (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
49.42° 49.63° -74.65° -74.35°

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

  • Covers NTS 32G/7 (Lac Surprise), /8 (Lac Rohault), /9 (Lac Boisvert), /10 (Lac à l'Eau Jaune). La Dauversière, Rohault and Fancamp townships are located in the Abitibi area. The region is situated 45 km south of Chibougamau. It is bounded by latitudes 49°25' and 49°38' and longitudes 74°21' and 74°39'.


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