Roadcut No. 6, Autoroute 5 extension, Wakefield, La Pêche, Les Collines-de-l'Outaouais RCM, Outaouais, Québec, Canada
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||45° 36' 41'' North , 75° 54' 46'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||45.61139,-75.91278|
|Köppen climate type:||Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate|
The roadcut No. 6 was chosen for convenience because 5 others already exist further to the south. An enormous roadcut worked in 2011-2012 across Route 105 from the Maxwell quarry. The boundaries between the municipalities of Cantley and La Pêche to the north seem to run through the roadcut, the nearest town is Wakefield in La Pêche. See links below.
20 valid minerals.
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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1400 - 1600 Ma
|Mesoproterozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks|
Age: Calymmian (1400 - 1600 Ma)
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.