Survey Metadata

Stream sediment



Stream sediment sampling survey, NTS 32D/3 west, south-east quarter Dufay township, Abitibi area, Quebec, 1972.

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Survey Description

In 1972, a stream sediment sampling survey was conducted in the south-east quarter of Dufay township, Quebec.  The area covers 70 km2.  A total of 107 samples were collected at an average density of 1 sample per 0.6 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


atomic absorption (AAS)


paper chromatography


The data are published in Open File DP-592, Department of Natural Resources, 1978.

Publication History

Index Publication
1 Winter, H., Dumontier, M. (1978). Géochimie des sédiments de ruisseau, quart sud-est du canton de Dufay, Québec. Ministère des Richesses naturelles, Dossier public DP-592. (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° 48.07° -79.42° -79.3°

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

  • Covers NTS 32D/3 (west) (Rouyn). The southeast quarter of Dufay township is located in the Abitibi area. The region is situated 25 km southwest of Rouyn-Noranda. It is bounded by latitudes 48° and 48°04' and longitudes 79°18' and 79°25'.


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