South Mountain batholith, Nova Scotia, Canada
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||44° 29' 38'' North , 63° 54' 53'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||44.49400,-63.91500|
|Köppen climate type:||Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate|
Peraluminous granitoid laccolithic complex : Early granodiorites and monzogranites and late leucomonzonites and leucogranites.
A large geological area, The South Mountain Batholith comprises much of South-Western Nova Scotia.
4 valid minerals.
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|Late Devonian - Middle Devonian|
358.9 - 393.3 Ma
|Middle - Late Devonian leucomonzogranite|
Pelrine, Karla M. et al. (2003) The Geological Society of America, Northeastern Section - 38th Annual Meeting (March 27-29, 2003), Halifax, Nova Scotia, Session No. 22--Booth# 24, Processes in Felsic Magma Chambers—From Crystallization and Evolution to Emplacement (Posters).