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Arlington quarry, Kings Co., Nova Scotia, Canada

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 45° 12' 39'' North , 64° 25' 59'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 45.21111,-64.43306
GeoHash:G#: f841jy3mb
Locality type:Quarry
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate


An abandoned basalt quarry.

Coordinates confirmed by GPS at locality.


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Mineral List


17 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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Jurassic - Triassic
145 - 252.17 Ma



ID: 3189592
Mesozoic sedimentary and volcanic rocks

Age: Mesozoic (145 - 252.17 Ma)

Comments: Fundy Graben

Lithology: Mafic volcanic rocks

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]

Early Jurassic
174.1 - 201.3 Ma



ID: 2682689
North Mountain Formation

Age: Early Jurassic (174.1 - 201.3 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: North Mountain Formation

Description: Tholeiitic plateau basalt, 270 m (U-Pb concordant zircon age in basal flow of 202±1 Ma)

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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Pe-Piper, G., Miller, L. (2002) Zeolite minerals from the North Shore of the Minas Basin, Nova Scotia. Atlantic Geology: 38: 11–28.
The Nova Scotia Mineral Occurrence Database

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