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Bedrock Geology of Ontario Miscellaneous Release Data 126 (2006)

Date: 2006
Creator: Ontario Geological Survey
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Access: web and CD ROM [251]
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The Bedrock Geology Data Set is a Geological map of the Province and shows the distribution of bedrock units underlying Ontario. It illustrates geological rock types, major faults, iron formations, Kimberlite Intrusions and dike swarms. The geology of the Province consists of Precambrian rocks of the Canadian Shield and Phanerozoic sedimentary rocks in basins that overlie the Canadian Shield. Based on differences in age, metamorphism and tectonic setting, the Precambrian rocks are subdivided into the Superior, Southern and Grenville provinces. The Phanerozoic rocks occur in four basins. Major faults and shear zones are also included. The legend is subdivided geochronologically in the Phanerozoic, but geochronometrically in the Proterozoic and Archean. The Archean rocks of the Superior Province are subdivided into lithologic units. Supracrustal units of the Southern Province and the Phanerozoic Eon are subdivided lithostratigraphically. The Grenville Province is subdivided into major tectonic blocks and within each block the legend is mainly lithologic, with only part of the supracrustal rock record subdivided into lithostratigraphic units. The dataset is an overview of this geology on a Provincial Compilation scale of 1:250 000 and it illustrates geological rock types, major faults, iron formations, kimberlite and dike swarms.
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Geological Survey Queensland 2000- ()

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Creator: Natural Resources and Mines, Queensland
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Access: CD-ROM's 273-276]
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CD-ROM 273-No. 8 Georgetown CD-ROM 274-No. 9 Charters Towers CD-ROM 275-No 10,11 Yarrow Project & Tasman Fold Belt System in Victoria CD-ROM 276-No 12 GSV Map Catalogue and Reports 119-122
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Land Information Ontario (2004)

Date: 2004
Creator: Ontario Ministry of Northern Development and Mines
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Access: CD ROM [248,249,250]
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This digital data release, produced as part of the Lake Nipigon Region Geoscience Initiative (LNRGI), contains location information, rock descriptions, detailed petrographic descriptions, photomicrographs and qualitative modal analyses for 250 thin sections collected within the 2003 LNRGI bedrock mapping project area (OFR6136 and MRD132). Location information is given in the Universal Transverse Mercator (UTM) projection and grid system, Zone 16, North American Datum 1983, and is listed in Table 7. Samples are mainly from Nipigon diabase sills, Archean basement rocks, and the English Bay Complex. [248] Zone 16 & 17N [249] Zone 16 & 18 [250] Zone 17S
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Mineral Rersources Data System [MRDS] ()

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Creator: USGS
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Access: internet
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Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS) MRDS describes metallic and nonmetallic mineral resources throughout the world. Included are deposit name, location, commodity, deposit description, geologic characteristics, production, reserves, resources, and references. It includes the original MRDS and MAS/MILS data
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