Survey Metadata




Soil sampling survey, NTS 32D/14 and 32E/3, Rousseau township, Abitibi region, Quebec, 1980.

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Survey Description

During the summer of 1980, a soil sampling survey was conducted in the Rousseau township area, Quebec.  The area covers 264 km2.  A total of 121 samples were collected at an average density of 1 sample per 2.2 km2. Samples were analyzed for Cu, Pb, Zn, Ni, Co, Mn, Ag, As, Fe, Hg, Li, Mo, Sn (atomic absorption), U (paper chromatography) and loss on ignition.

The data are published in Open File MB 86-17, Department of Energy and Resources, 1986.

Publication History

Index Publication
1 Kirouac, F. (1986). Géochimie des sols dans le canton de Rousseau, Abitibi. Ministère de l'Énergie et des Ressources, Manuscrit brut MB 86-17. (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
48.987° 49.137° -79.335° -79.027°

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

  • Covers NTS 32D/14 (La Sarre) and 32E/3 (Villebois).  Rousseau township is located in the Abitibi area and is situated 90 km north of Rouyn-Noranda.  It is bounded by latitudes 48°59'39" and 49°08'39" and longitudes 79°01'40" and 79°20'29".


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