Basal Mississipian Volcanic Rocks in Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia.

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In northern Nova Scotia the evaporite-carbonate contact at the top of the basal carbonates is the locus of intense shear and brecciation which developed in relation to the Ainslie detachment. This detachment is a stratigraphically controlled regional-scale flat-lying extensional fault that affected the hydrodynamic regime and mineralizing. And when he set out to explore Nova Scotia’s Cape Breton Island, a scenic, culturally diverse spot that joins the mainland by causeway, he found that the eastern Canadian province did that for. Nova Scotia. Dept. of Mines. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. argillites Arisaig Arisaig series barytes basin beds biotite granite Brown's Mountain group Cambrian Cape Breton County Cape Breton island Cape Canso Carboniferous Cenozoic. Island Cap Rouge Bay St. George Sub-basin Deer Lake Sub-basin Cobequid Highlands N Cobequid Highlands S., Debert-Kemp-town Stellarton Sub-basin Antigonish Sub-basin Western Cape Breton Island Guysborough, Southern Cape Breton Island Sydney Sub-basin Shubenacadie Sub-basin Windsor-Kennet-cook Sub-basin Lomond-Glengarry Sub-basin Musquodoboit Sub.

Petrography and mineral chemistry of diopside, garnet and amphiboles from carbonate and calc-silicate Rocks, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia: R. Raeside: H Armitage, Allan: Geology and petrology of the crystalline rocks of the Whycocomagh area, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia. p: R. Raeside: H Deveau, Kevin. Cape Breton Island, Margaree Valley, Municipality of the County of Inverness, Inverness County, Nova Scotia, Canada () Coordinates: - Minimum elevation: 0 m - Maximum elevation: m - Average elevation: 41 m. Nova Scotia has a wide variety of rocks, fossils, minerals, and landforms packed into a small area. This map relates the location of geological units, collecting sites, landforms and their connection to the underlying rock units, and outcrop locations to the highway system. The Geological Highway Map of Nova Scotia is an invitation to explore and discover the natural history of the province. On the 9th he declared that Cape Breton, which had been an independent British colony since , was to be re-annexed to Nova Scotia as one of its counties. This brought in its train changes in the justice system. 39 This was important for any commercial development of the island, as people with capital need the protection of the law.

Recent Activities -Collecting Howlite Crystals, Iona, Cape Breton Island. Years ago, I purchased the mineral collection of Peter Von Bitter, of Toronto, Ontario. There were some very nice crystals of a clourless mineral that he told me he had collected on Cape Breton Island, the most northerly part of the province of Nova Scotia, Canada. volcanic rocks in Nova Scotia, which is the focus of our research. PROJECT GOALS This was the first Keck project in Nova Scotia. The geologic diversity of the province made for many opportunities to examine an array of geologic time periods and processes recorded in the rocks. After an introductory field trip to show the project participants.   New age controls on rock units in pre-Carboniferous basement blocks in southwestern Cape Breton Island and adjacent mainland Nova Scotia. In Minerals and Energy Branch, Report of Activities Edited by D.R. MacDonald. Nova Scotia Department of . Cape Breton Highlands. The loftiest country in Nova Scotia lies in the Cape Breton Highlands – cored by very old granites, schists and gneisses – which culminate in the high moorland of the Cape Breton Plateau. White Hill, at 1, feet, is the far-flung crown of the plateau, and the provincial high point.

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Get this from a library. Basal Mississippian volcanic rocks in Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia. [Danford G Kelley; William O Mackasey]. The geology of Cape Breton is notable on account of the development of two great rock series—the Carboniferous and the Pre-Cambrian.

There are no measures known later than the upper portion of the productive Coal-Measures, and between the basal conglomerate of this period and the Pre-Cambrian there intervene only a few areas referred to the Cited by: 2.

Volcanic and intrusive rocks of confirmed or probable equivalent age are present on the Magdalen Islands in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, in southern Cape Breton Island, in the Cobequid Highlands and locally on the Central Carboniferous platform of New Brunswick (Brisebois, ; Barr et al.,; Pe-Piper and Piper, ; New Brunswick.

The Fisset Brook formation of sedimentary and volcanic rocks crops out in the Cheticamp area of Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia. Its stratigraphic age has been determined as earliest Mississippian.

Volcanic rocks of Mississippian age occur on the Magdalen Islands as cap rocks and within collapse breccias above salt diapirs that have formed the islands. They consist of coarse volcaniclastic.

Roughly coeval intrusive rocks in SE Cape Breton Island may have a similar origin [Barr and MacDonald, ]. Small areas of Early to Middle Devonian subaerial clastic sedimentary rocks reported in the Cobequid Highlands [Donohoe and Wallace, ] and Cape Breton Island [White and Barr, ] lack associated volcanic rocks.

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The mineral properties described here relate to those defined in the “Identifying Minerals” module and it is recommended that you view that module first. Cape Breton County is one of eighteen counties in the Canadian province of Nova is located on Cape Breton Island. From tothe area of the county excluded from towns and cities was incorporated as the Municipality of the County of Cape Breton to provide local government services.

Since the only municipality in the county has been a single-tier municipality called Cape. Cape Breton Island is separated from the rest of the Nova Scotia province and the Canadian mainland by 2-mile-wide Strait of Canso.

A ft wide, rock-filled Canso Causeway–constructed in –allows two-way vehicle traffic and a single railway track to reach Cape Breton Island from the Nova Scotia peninsula. M-9a Rocks and Minerals for the Collector: Northeast Nova Scotia, Cape Breton, and Prince Edward Island, A.P.

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and Barr, S.M. Preliminary report on the geology of the northern and eastern Cape Breton Highlands, Nova Scotia. Geological Survey of Canada Paper39 p. Shawwa, N. Employing contact metamorphism to assess the conditions of pluton emplacement in southwestern Kellys Mountain, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia.

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Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio. An illustration of a " floppy disk. The geology of Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia [microform] Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. Natural History of Nova Scotia, ridges are volcanic, and the cooling lavas, of course, become magnetized.

If the volcanoes are fed by For example, the highland regions in Cape Breton and northern Nova Scotia are underlain by very old, highly resistant rocks. As a result, topo-graphic highlands form and are often exposed or.

Part 1 Cape Breton Island:Province of Nova Scotia Department of Mines Bulletin, v. 2, Part 1, p. Google Scholar TATE, M.C.,The relationship between Late Devonian mafic intrusions and peraluminous granitoid generation in the Meguma lithotectonic zone, Nova Scotia, Canada.

Cape Breton Island (French: île du Cap-Breton—formerly Île Royale; Scottish Gaelic: Ceap Breatainn or Eilean Cheap Breatainn; Mi'kmaq: Unamaꞌkik; or simply Cape Breton) is an island on the Atlantic coast of North America and part of the province of Nova Scotia, Canada.

km 2 (3, sq mi) island accounts for % of Nova Scotia's total area. Cape Breton Island, northeastern portion of Nova Scotia, is separated from the remainder of the province and the Canadian mainland by the 2-mile- (3-km-) wide Strait of Canso (southwest) and is further bounded by the Gulf of St.

Lawrence and Cabot Strait (north), the Atlantic Ocean (east and south), and Northumberland Strait (west). The island is miles ( km) long and up to. terrane which forms southeastern Cape Breton Island is part of Avalonia.

The Mira terrane, like other parts of Avalonia, includes Late Neoproterozoic ( Ma, Ma, Ma, and Ma) mafic and felsic volcanic and volcaniclastic rocks, interstratified clastic sedimentary rocks.Map of Cape Breton Region in Nova Scotia, Canada: Cape Breton | Travel & Tourism Information Guide.

Finest Sailing in the WorldWelcome to Cape Breton's rolling heartland, where the highlands meet the lowlands along the shores of the island's beautiful inland sea -- the Bras d'Or Lakes. Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.

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