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City Lane, Beaconsfield, Montréal, Québec, Canada

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 45° 25' 45'' North , 73° 52' 3'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 45.4292380269, -73.8676138222


Bedrock excavations for water and sewer lines at City Lane and Beaurepaire Drive in Beaconsfield in August 1993 revealed mineral-lined cavities in Beekmantown dolostone (Ordovician age). This is an ephemeral locality that was available for mineral collecting for only a few days. It was notable for blue celestine crystals to 3 cm. Such crystals are very rare in the Montréal region.

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3 valid minerals.

Regional Geology

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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Cambrian-Ordovician
443.8 - 541 Ma
Cambrian-Ordovician sedimentary rocks

Age: Paleozoic (443.8 - 541 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary rocks

Reference: Geological Survey of Canada. Generalized geological map of the world and linked databases. doi:10.4095/195142. Open File 2915d. [18]

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References

Clark, T.H. (1972) Région de Montreal Region, Québec Ministère des Richesses Naturelles, Geological Exploration Service, Geological Report 152, page 150.

 
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