Geology

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Geology
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2013-05-08 17:44:51
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  1. Anticline
  2. Basin
  3. Braided Stream
  4. Canyon
  5. Cut Bank
  6. Delta
  7. Dome
  8. Foot Wall
  9. Gorge
  10. Hanging Wall
  11. Meander
  12. Moraine
  13. Normal Fault
  14. Oblique Fault
  15. Oxbow Lake
  16. Point Bar
  17. Reverse Fault
  18. Roche Moutonnee
  19. Strike Slip Fault
  20. Syncline
  21. Banded Iron
    Age:
    How It Formed:
    Minerals Present:
    • Age: 2.7bya
    • How It Formed: Ex-halite that precipitated out into layers.
    • Minerals Present: Jasper (Silica), Hematite
  22. Giant's Range Granite
    Age:
    How It Formed:
    Minerals Present:
    • Age: 2.7bya
    • How It Formed: Formed in the Giants Range Batholith
    • Minerals Present: Feldspar, Quartz, Amphibole
  23. Knife Lake Group
    Age:
    How It Formed: 
    Minerals Present:
    • Age: 2.7bya
    • How It Formed: Formed from above water sediments and felsic ash
    • Minerals Present: Sedimentary rocks as well as meta-tuff and phyllites
  24. Duluth Complex
    Age:
    How It Formed:
    Minerals Present:
    • Age: 1.1bya
    • How It Formed: Mafic sill that intruded between the Giants Range Batholith and the North Shore Volcanic Group
    • Minerals Present: Contains mostly gabbro, contact zone contains precious metals (Copper)
  25. Archean Greenstone
    Age:
    How It Formed:
    Minerals Present:
    • Age: 2.7bya
    • How It Formed: Formed from metamorphised basalt and chlorite
    • Minerals Present: Contains greenstone and biotite schist (Quetico Sub-province)

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