National Gypsum Company quarries, Dingwall, Victoria Co., Nova Scotia, Canada
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||46° 53' 37'' North , 60° 29' 2'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||46.8936111111, -60.4838888889|
Abandoned gypsum mine located on the North end of Cape Breton Island. The deposit was last worked in 1955.
7 valid minerals.
This 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 data will improve over time as more accurate maps and data sets are added.
|Pennsylvanian - Mississippian298.9 - 358.9 Ma||Mississippian-Pennsylvanian sedimentary|
References for regional geology:
Data provided by Macrostrat.org
Garrity, C.P., and Soller, D.R.,. Database of the Geologic Map of North America: adapted from the map by J.C. Reed, Jr. and others (2005). U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 424 .
(reprinted in 1973)
Goodman, N.R. (1952) Gypsum and Anhydrite in Nova Scotia. Nova Scotia Department of Mines, Memoir No. 1, 77 pp.