Survey Metadata


Ontario, Quebec


Lithogeochemical compilation survey, parts of NTS 32D and 42A, Abitibi greenstone belt, northern Ontario, 2007-2009.

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Survey Description

A total of 791 samples from the OGS LGC legacy stockpile were selected and submitted for reanalysis between 2007 and 2009.  In addition, 113 new samples were collected from outcrop and drillcore in summer 2007.  Of the 904 samples in total, 897 are from the Abitibi region of Ontario and 7 from the Abitibi region of Quebec.


Year Number of Samples Source
early 2007 172 OGS LGC
summer 2007 113 newly collected
summer 2007 519 OGS LGC
spring 2008 100 OGS LGC
TOTAL 904 897 ON, 7 QC


The data are published in Geological Survey of Canada Open File 6623.

Publication History

Index Publication
1 Grunsky, E.C. (2008). Compilation and interpretation in the Blake River Group, Abitibi Subprovince, Ontario and Quebec. In Summary of Field Work and Other Activities 2008. Ontario Geological Survey, Open File Report 6226, p. 6-1 to 6-11. (more)
2 Hillary, E.M., Grunsky, E.C. (2010). Compilation of reanalyses and new analyses of lithogeochemistry – Abitibi greenstone belt, Ontario and Quebec. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 6623. (more)

Project History

Index Year Project
1 2007-2010 Abitibi lithogeochemistry project, 2007-2010 (more)

Geographic Extent

Minimum Latitude Maximum Latitude Minimum Longitude Maximum Longitude
48.11° 48.78° -81.3° -79.4°

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

  • Covers parts of NTS 32D/4, 5, 6, 12 in western Quebec and 42A/1, 8, 9, 10, 11, 14 in north central Ontario in the Abitibi greenstone belt.  


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