Virtual Museum ID: 20-S23-27
Specimen Summaryvolcanic conglomerate
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Original Collection:Smithers Exploration Group (SEG)
Sub Collection:Hazelton Road Trip
Virtual Museum ID:20-S23-27
Date Added to VM:2020-07-27
Sample Origin:Smithers area, B.C.
Specific Site:Continuous outcrop along the west side of highway 16 approximately 19.5 km north of Moricetown. Park at the pullout on the east side of the highway, cross the highway and walk south to the KM300 sign.
Datum:09 (NAD 83)
Primary Features:Skeena Group
Primary Mineral Formula:
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 Period:Lower Cretaceous
Stratigraphic Age:The Skeena Group sedimentary units are assigned an early Cretaceous Albian age (113-100 Ma) based on rare fossil occurrences and limited isotopic age dating (references).