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Ceylon Lake, Saskatchewan, Canada

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 49° 27' 31'' North , 104° 36' 22'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 49.45863,-104.60618
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate


Salt dominated playa lake.


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20 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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Cretaceous
66 - 145 Ma



ID: 1295475
Eastend Fm; Whitemud Fm; Battle Fm; Frenchman Fm of Montana Gp

Age: Cretaceous (66 - 145 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Eastend Formation; Whitemud Formation; Battle Formation; Frenchman Formation

Lithology: Sandstone, kaolinitic mudstone, bentonitic shale

Reference: Saskatchewan Energy and Resources. Geological atlas of Saskatchewan . [9]

Late Cretaceous
66 - 100.5 Ma



ID: 3188050
Mesozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Late Cretaceous (66 - 100.5 Ma)

Lithology: Siltstone,shale,sandstone

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. [154]

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References

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Last, W. M. (1989). Sedimentology of a saline playa in the northern Great Plains, Canada. Sedimentology, 36(1), 109-123.
Last, W. M. (1990). Paleochemistry and paleohydrology of Ceylon Lake, a salt-dominated playa basin in the northern Great Plains, Canada. Journal of Paleolimnology, 4(3), 219-238.

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