Wicheeda Carbonatite Complex, Wicheeda Lake, Omenica Mining Division, British Columbia, Canada
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||54° 31' North , 122° 4' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||54.51667,-122.06667|
Carbonatite and syenite complex.
36 valid minerals.
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|Ordovician - Cambrian|
443.8 - 541 Ma
Age: Paleozoic (443.8 - 541 Ma)
Stratigraphic Name: Kechika Group
Comments: K. Bellefontaine, A. Legun, N.W.D. Massey and P. Desjardins -AND- D. MacIntyre, A. Legun, K. Bellefontaine and N. W.D.Massey, 1995, Geological Compilation Northeast BC - Southern Half -AND- Open File 1995-6 (Northern Part), OF 1995-24, BCGS
Reference: B.C. Geological Survey. British Columbia Digital Geology. 
Jennifer Pell (1994) Carbonatites, Nepheline Syenites, Kimberlites and Related Rocks in British Columbia. Brithish Columbia Ministry of Energy Bulletin 88.
Dalsin, M.L. (2013) The Mineralogy, Geochemistry and Geochronology of the Wicheeda Carbonatite Complex, British Columbia. M.Sc. Thesis, University of British Columbia, Vancouver.
Dalsin, M.L.,S. Groat, L.A., Creighton, S. Evans, (2015) The mineralogy and geochemistry of theWicheeda C arbonatite Complex, British Columbia, Canada.
Ore Geology Reviews 64, 523-542. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.oregeorev.2014.02.013
Trofanenko, J. (2014) The nature and origin of the REE mineralization in the Wicheeda carbonatite, British Columbia, Canada. Unpublished M.Sc. thesis, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec. 173p.