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Cinder Lake

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Occurrence number: 
031-00-042
Country: 
Canada
Region: 
Manitoba
Location: 
Longitude: -94.08, Latitude: 54.08

Fine-grained foyaite lies along the eastern margin of a granodiorite batholith, and intrudes basic volcanics along the edge of Cinder Lake. A syenitic pegmatite body occurs along the eastern shore of the Lake and contains fist-sized melanites. Further details are not available.

References: 
GILBERT, H.P. and ELBERS, F.J. 1972. Parker Lake - Knee Lake - Oxford House area. In Summary of geological field work. Geological Paper, Manitoba Department of Mines, Resources and Environmental Management, Mines Branch, 3/72: 34-7
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