Quartz-kaolin sandstone

Virtual Museum ID: 19-V2-18a

Specimen Summary


light grey and white salt-and-pepper texture; 1-2 mm size grains; quartz and kaolin clasts are derived from a rhyolite explosion and subsequently resorted by streams into quartz sandstone

Specimen Data

 

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Collection Details

Original Collection:

Smithers Exploration Group (SEG)

Sub Collection:

Explosive Silicic Volcanics

Collection ID:

V2-18a-redone

Virtual Museum ID:

19-V2-18a

Accessibility:

Date Added to VM:

2019-02-20

Location Information

Sample Origin:

-

Specific Site:

NE Arrow Lk, Nechako area

UTM Easting:

618466

UTM Northing:

6071559

Datum:

09 (NAD 83)

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Specimen Details

VM Category:

Rock

Primary Features:

Quartz-kaolin sandstone

Primary Mineral Formula:

SiO2 ยท Al 2(OH) 4Si 2O 5

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Advanced Geological Information

 

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