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Spionkop Creek, Yarrow Creek-Spionkop Creek deposit, Alberta, Canada

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 49° 14' 4'' North , 114° 3' 3'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 49.23448,-114.05089
Köppen climate type:Dfc : Subarctic climate


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Mineral List


12 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of 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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Mesoproterozoic
1000 - 1600 Ma



ID: 691178
Purcell Lava

Age: Mesoproterozoic (1000 - 1600 Ma)

Description: Shallow marine, lava flow

Lithology: Basalt

Reference: Prior, G.J.; Hathway, B.; Glombick, P.M.; Pana, D.I.; Banks, C.J.; Hay, D.C.; Schneider, C.L.; Grobe, M.; Elgr, R.; Weiss, J.A. Bedrock Geology of Alberta. AER/AGS Open File Report 2013-02. [4]

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References

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Goble R J (1980) Copper sulfides from Alberta: yarrowite Cu9S8 and spionkopite Cu39S28, The Canadian Mineralogist 18, 511-518

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