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1-A mine, #26 Colliery, Glace Bay, Sydney coalfield, Cape Breton Co., Nova Scotia, Canadai
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1-A mineMine
#26 CollieryColliery
Glace BayBay
Sydney coalfieldCoal Field
Cape Breton Co.County
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 46° 12' 38'' North , 60° 1' 0'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 46.21083,-60.01694
GeoHash:G#: f8jqfk2vx
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate


A coal mine in the Harbour coal seam.

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Late Carboniferous
298.9 - 323.2 Ma



ID: 2682831
Sydney Mines Formation

Age: Pennsylvanian (298.9 - 323.2 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Sydney Mines Formation

Description: Fluvial and lacustrine mudstone, shale, siltstone, sandstone, limestone, coal, 700-1000 m (Westphalian C - Stephanian spores)

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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