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Margaretsville, Annapolis Co., Nova Scotia, Canada

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 45° 2' 53'' North , 65° 3' 52'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 45.04806,-65.06472
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate


Exposure of basalts along the Bay of Fundy. This locality produces small amounts of zeolties and native copper.


Mineral List


9 valid minerals. 1 erroneous literature entry.

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Early Jurassic
174.1 - 201.3 Ma



ID: 2682689
North Mountain Formation

Age: Early Jurassic (174.1 - 201.3 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: North Mountain Formation

Description: Tholeiitic plateau basalt, 270 m (U-Pb concordant zircon age in basal flow of 202±1 Ma)

Reference: Kippie, J.D. (compiler), B.E. Fisher, J.C. Poole. Geological Map of the Province of Nova Scotia, Scale 1:500 000. Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources. [118]

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References

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Walker, T.L., Parsons, A.L. (1922) The Zeolites of Nova Scotia. Contributions to Canadian Mineralogy, University of Toronto Press: 13-73.
Tschernich, R. (1992) Zeolites of the World. Geoscience Press, Phoenix. p.149, 282, 341. https://www.mindat.org/book_details.php?id=74

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