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Black's quarry, Windsor, Hants Co., Nova Scotia, Canada

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 44° 57' 29'' North , 64° 8' 30'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 44.95833,-64.14167
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate


The locality of Latonville quarry, Brookville, Windsor etc. long established in the literature is erroneous. The correct locality as shown above is based on R.A. Ramik's recent rediscovery of the site which is the type locality of howlite.


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4 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

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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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Early Carboniferous
323.2 - 358.9 Ma



ID: 2684144
White Quarry, Stewiacke, Carrolls Corner, Macumber and Gays River Formations

Age: Mississippian (323.2 - 358.9 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: White Quarry Formation; Stewiacke Formation; Carrolls Corner Formation; Macumber Formation; Gays River Formation

Description: Anhydrite, salt, marine dolostone and limestone (Viséan (Arundian), A subzone fauna and spores); includes the White Quarry Formation, Stewiacke Formation, Carrolls Corner Formation, Macumber Formation, and Gays River Formation; angular unconformity on Cheverie Formation, Devonian granitoids and Meguma Group

Reference: Kippie, J.D. (compiler), B.E. Fisher, J.C. Poole. Geological Map of the Province of Nova Scotia, Scale 1:500 000. Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources. [118]

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References

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How, H. (1868) Contributions to the mineralogy of Nova Scotia. III. Borates and other minerals in anhydrite and gypsum. Silicoborocalcite, a new mineral. Philosophical Magazine: 35: 4th Ser.: 32-41: 218.
Dana, J.D. (1868) The System of Mineralogy (5th ed.). John Wiley & Sons, New York, N.Y. (598).
Horváth, L. (2003) Mineral species discovered in Canada and species named after Canadians. Canadian Mineralogist, Special Publication 6 372 p.
Ramik, R.A. (2007) Lost and found: One of Canada’s earliest type mineral localities. Abstracts from the 32rd Rochester Mineralogical Symposium, Rocks & Minerals: 82: 244.

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