Alkaline Rocks and Carbonatites of the World

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Borden

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Occurrence number: 
031-00-072
Country: 
Canada
Region: 
Ontario
Location: 
Longitude: -83.02, Latitude: 47.08

This small intrusion with no outcrop has a circular magnetic anomaly indicating a probable diameter of 1.5 km. Drilling indicates an ijolitic complex with syenite and carbonatite.

References: 
CURRIE, K.L. 1976a. The alkaline rocks of Canada. Bulletin, Geological Survey of Canada, 239: 1-228. WATKINSON, D.H., THURSTON, P. and SHAFIQULLAH, M. 1972. The Shawmere anorthosite of Archean age in the Kapuskasing Belt, Ontario. Journal of Geology, 80: 736-9
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