Survey Metadata




Soil sampling survey, NTS 32C/3, 4 and 32F/13, 14, Lac Bigniba area, Abitibi region, Quebec, 1982.

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Survey Description

During the summer of 1982, a soil sampling survey was conducted in the Lac Bigniba area, Quebec.  The area covers 500 km2.  A total of 224 samples were collected at an average density of 1 sample per 10.0 km2. Samples were analyzed for Cu, Pb, Zn, Ni, Co, Ag, Mn, Mo, Hg (atomic absorption), U (paper chromatography) and loss on ignition.

The data are published in Open File MB 85-35, Department of Energy and Resources, 1985.

Publication History

Index Publication
1 Otis, M. (1985). Géochimie des sols dans la région du lac Bigniba, Abitibi. Ministère de l'Énergie et des Ressources, Manuscrit brut MB 85-35. (more)

Project History

Index Year Project
1 1980-1983 Stream sediment and soil sampling surveys, Abitibi region, Quebec, 1980-1983. (more)

Geographic Extent

Minimum Latitude Maximum Latitude Minimum Longitude Maximum Longitude
48.92° 49.338° -78° -77.273°

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

  • Covers NTS 32C/3 (Lac Gueguen), /4 (Val-d'Or) and 32F/13 (Matagami), /14 (Lac Olga).  The Lac Bigniba area is located in the Abitibi region.  It is bounded by latitudes 48°55' and 49°20' 49"and longitudes 77°16'18" and 78°.


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