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Red Wine Alkaline Complex, Labrador, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 54° 5' North , 62° 35' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 54.08333,-62.58333
Köppen climate type:Dfc : Subarctic climate


Part of the Red Wine-Letitia alkaline province in Central Labrador (Currie 1976) consists of two major complexes: the Seal Lake-Letitia Lake complex on the north and and the Red Wine complex on the south. The Red Wine complex consists of two separate but genetically identical plutons approximatelly 12 km apart designated as Noth Red Wine and South Red wine by Curtis & Currie (1977).


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Currie, K.L. (1976) The Alkaline rocks in Canada. GSC Bulletin 239,239p.
Curtis, L.W. & Currie, K.L. (1977) Geology and petrology of the Red Wine complex, Central Labrador. GSC Bulletin 287, 61p. + maps
L. W. Curtis And J. Gittins (1979) Aluminous and Titaniferous Clinopyroxenes from Regionally Metamorphosed Agpaitic Rocks in Central Labrador. J. Petrology 20:165-186.
Wooley, A.R. (1987) Alkaline rocks and carbonatites of the world. Part. I. North & South America. University of Texas Press, 216p.

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