Enon Lake, Cape Breton Co., Nova Scotia, Canada
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||45° 48' 16'' North , 60° 32' 31'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||45.80472,-60.54222|
|Köppen climate type:||Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate|
A celestite deposit mined in the 1970s.
Commodity ListThis is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded at this locality.
12 valid minerals.
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323.2 - 358.9 Ma
|Loch Lomond, Enon and Meadows Road Formations|
Age: Mississippian (323.2 - 358.9 Ma)
Stratigraphic Name: Loch Lomond Formation; Enon Formation; Meadows Road Formation
Description: Halite, anhydrite, gypsum, mudstone, siltstone, sandstone, conglomerate, 300 m (Viséan (Holkerian), B subzone fauna and spores); includes the Loch Lomond Formation, Enon Formation, and Meadows Road Formation; conformable-disconformable on Lower Windsor Group
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.