Survey Metadata




Till sampling survey, NTS 32G/6, 7, 10, 11, Chibougamau-Chapais area, central Quebec.

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Survey Description

Over 5000 till samples were collected in the Chibougamau-Chapais area of central Quebec during an exploration program.  The sampling year is unknown.  Approximately 1200 heavy mineral samples were obtained from these tills.  The data are unpublished.  A report on the first recorded Canadian occurrence of the mineral iodargyrite found in these tills is published in Canadian Mineralogist, v.35, part 1.

Sampling Procedure

Heavy minerals from tills were obtained by tabling, super panning and heavy liquid separation.

Publication History

Index Publication
1 Boyle, D.R. (1997). Iodargyrite as an indicator of arid climatic conditions and its association with gold-bearing tills of the Chibougamau-Chapais area, Quebec. Canadian Mineralogist, v. 35 (1), p.23-34. (more)

Downloadable Files

Index Description Size (bytes)
Raw data for Chapais, QC till survey ( FileID=646 download)
The raw data for the Chapais, QC till survey are stored in two MS Access 97 databases.

Geographic Extent

Minimum Latitude Maximum Latitude Minimum Longitude Maximum Longitude
49.391° 49.529° -75.214° -74.723°

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

  • Covers parts of NTS 32G/6, 7, 10, 11, the Chapais-Chibougamau area, central Quebec.


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