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McWhirter Lake (Stony Lake), Carlow Township, Hastings Co., Ontario, Canada

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 45° 12' 46'' North , 77° 41' 23'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 45.21278,-77.69000
GeoHash:G#: f20c0neze
Other regions containing this locality:Bancroft area (Bancroft district), Ontario, Canada
Locality type:Lake
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate


A small prospect pit just west of the lake near the top of a hill. Pit measures 12x15 feet and is 6 feet deep to the water level.

Exposes interbanded amphibolite and crystalline limestone cut by granite pegmatite. The limestone contains phlogopite but no graphite. Graphite is disseminated in the amphibolite as flakes to 1/8 inch in diameter.


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2 valid minerals.

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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Neoproterozoic - Mesoproterozoic
541 - 1600 Ma



ID: 605883
Grenville Supergroup and Flinton Group

Age: Proterozoic (541 - 1600 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Flinton Group

Comments: Grenville Province Central Metasedimentary Belt

Lithology: Conglomerate, wacke, quartz arenite, arkose, limestone, siltstone, chert, minor iron formation, minor metavolcanic rocks

Reference: Ontario Geological Survey. 1:250 000 scale bedrock geology of Ontario. ISBN 978-1-4435-5705-4. Miscellaneous Release–Data 126 - Revision 1. [1]

Calymmian
1400 - 1600 Ma



ID: 3184637
Mesoproterozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: Calymmian (1400 - 1600 Ma)

Lithology: Crystalline metamorphic rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

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References

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Hewitt, D.F (1954) Geology of Monteagle and Carlow Townships, Ontario Department of Mines, Annual Report ARV63, pt.6, p.56.
Hewitt, D.F. (1965) Graphite in Ontario, Ontario Department of Mines, Industrial Mineral Report 20, p.23-24.
Storey, C.C. and Vos M.A. (1981) Industrial minerals of the Pembroke-Renfrew area, Ontario Geological Survey, Mineral deposit Circular 22, pt.2, p.46-47.
Martin, W. (1983) Industrial Minerals of the Algonquin Region, Ontario Geological Survey, Open File Report 5425, p.138.

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