Survey Metadata




Soil sampling survey, reserved land #17, Villemontel and Figuery townships, Abitibi-Est county, 1979.

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Survey Description

In 1979, a soil sampling survey was conducted in reserved land #17, in the northwestern Quebec.  The area covers 7 km2.  A total of 222 samples from horizon A0 were collected at an average density of 1 sample per 0.03 km2.

Samples were analyzed for Ag, As, Co, Cu, Hg, Mn, Mo, Ni, Pb, Sn, U and Zn.

The data are published in Open File GM 40625, Department of Energy and Resources, 1984.

Publication History

Index Publication
1 Bellemarre Y. (1984). Rapports synthèses sur la réserve #17, Villemontel, Figuery. Ministère de l'Énergie et des Ressources, Dossier d’exploration minière GM 40625. (more)

Project History

Index Year Project
1 1979-1984 Project MER-Géomines Ltée, northwestern Quebec, 1979-1984. (more)

Geographic Extent

Minimum Latitude Maximum Latitude Minimum Longitude Maximum Longitude
48.428° 48.5° -78.37° -78.18°

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

  • Covers NTS 32D/8 (La Motte).  The reserve land #17 is situated in Villemontel and Figuery townships, Abitibi-Est county.  The northeastern corner is located 12 km south of Amos.  It is bounded by latitudes 48°25'45" and 48°30' and longitudes 78°11' and 78°22'.


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