|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||45° 59' 2'' North , 71° 23' 20'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||45.98389,-71.38889|
|Köppen climate type:||Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate|
|Name(s) in local language(s):||Mine Continental (Mine Megantic; Mine Lambly; Mine Paré), Saint-Joseph-de-Coleraine, MRC des Appalaches, Chaudière-Appalaches, Québec, Canada|
Formerly: Continental Mine (Megantic Mine; Lambly Mine; Paré Mine), Coleraine Township, Mégantic Co., Québec, Canada
The Continental Mine was also known as the Mégantic Mine, Lambly Mine and Paré Mine under various operators and owners. The mine has been closed since 1952.
The Megantic mine named here should not be confused with the Megantic mine originally operated by Johnson's Asbestos Co. in Black Lake. The Megantic pit was later merged with the British-Canadian pit.
12 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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|Ordovician - Cambrian|
443.8 - 541 Ma
|Paleozoic tectonic rocks|
Age: Paleozoic (443.8 - 541 Ma)
Stratigraphic Name: Saint-Daniel Melange
Comments: Dunnage Zone
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.