Limestone

Virtual Museum ID: 20-S23-03

Specimen Summary


Late Carboniferous to Early Permian Asitka Group limestone
Oldest and most deformed rocks in the eastern part of the Stikine terrane

Specimen Data

 

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Collection Details

Original Collection:

Smithers Exploration Group (SEG)

Sub Collection:

Hazelton Road Trip

Collection ID:

S23-03

Virtual Museum ID:

20-S23-03

Accessibility:

Date Added to VM:

2020-07-27

Location Information

Sample Origin:

Fulton Lake - North of Topley/Houston , British Columbia

Specific Site:

Borrow pit and outcrop at Fulton Lake

UTM Easting:

678601

UTM Northing:

6076840

Datum:

09 (NAD 83)

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Specimen Details

VM Category:

Rock

Primary Features:

Limestone

Primary Mineral Formula:

Primary Category:

carbonate

Secondary Features:

Advanced Geological Information

 

The following section provides geological data relating to the specimen or the site it was collected from, when available. Information has been obtained from various sources including private and government datasets but may not be up to date. Any geological time periods or ages listed often relate to the primary geology of the area, and may not be the actual date of an event such as mineral formation.

Geological Formation:

Asitka Group

Geological Period:

Late Carboniferous to Early Permian

Stratigraphic Age:

Late Carboniferous-Early Permian conodonts

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