Virtual Museum ID: 20-S23-26
Specimen Summaryporphyritic andesite
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Original Collection:Smithers Exploration Group (SEG)
Sub Collection:Hazelton Road Trip
Virtual Museum ID:20-S23-26
Date Added to VM:2020-07-27
Sample Origin:Smithers area, B.C.
Specific Site:Borrow pit on the east side of Highway 16 just past the bridge over Boulder Creek, approximately 10.8 km north of Moricetown
Datum:09 (NAD 83)
Primary Features:Kasalka Group
Primary Mineral Formula:
Advanced Geological Information
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Geological Period:Late Cretaceous
Stratigraphic Age:A sample of porphyritic andesite collected from outcrop on the west side of the road yielded an Ar-Ar isotopic age of 83ma (needs reference)