Alkaline Rocks and Carbonatites of the World

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Teatzel Township

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Occurrence number: 
031-00-066
Country: 
Canada
Region: 
Ontario
Location: 
Longitude: -82.5, Latitude: 49.53

This is a northeast-trending 10 m thick dyke of calcite carbonatite with phlogopite, sodic amphibole and pyroxene.

Age: 
K-Ar on phlogopite gave 1155 Ma (Currie, 1976a, p. 130).
References: 
CURRIE, K.L. 1976a. The alkaline rocks of Canada. Bulletin, Geological Survey of Canada, 239: 1-228
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