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Ministry of Energy Mines and Responsible for Core Review

093O Geological Legend

 

Pine Pass

CENOZOIC

TERTIARY AND QUATERNARY
     PLEISTOCENE AND RECENT

QS

Gravel, sand, silt, clay, till
MESOZOIC AND CENOZOIC
CRETACEOUS AND TERTIARY

KTg

Granite, granodiorite
MESOZOIC
CRETACEOUS
     UPPER CRETACEOUS

uKD

DUNVEGAN FORMATION: Sandstone, shale; minor conglomerate
     UPPER AND LOWER CRETACEOUS

KFSJ

FORT ST. JOHN GROUP: Shale; sandstone; coal
     LOWER CRETACEOUS

IKB

BULLHEAD GROUP: Sandstone; conglomerate; shale; coal

IK1

BULLHEAD GROUP AND MOOSEBAR AND GATES FORMATIONS: Sandstone; conglomerate; shale; coal
JURASSIC AND CRETACEOUS

JKM

MINNES GROUP: Sandstone; shale; coal
JURASSIC

JF

FERNIE FORMATION: Shale; siltstone; minor sandstone
TRIASSIC AND JURASSIC

TJT

TAKLA GROUP: Basic tuffs; breccias; agglomerate flows
TRIASSIC

T1

PARDONET, CHARLIE LAKE, BALDONNEL, BOCOCK, LUDINGTON, TOAD, GRAYLING, LIARD and SULPHUR MOUNTAIN FORMATIONS: Siltstone; sandstone; dolomite; limestone
PALEOZOIC
CARBONIFEROUS AND PERMIAN

CPSM

SLIDE MOUNTAIN GROUP: Greenstone; argillite; limestone; slate; quartzite
CARBONIFEROUS
     LOWER CARBONIFEROUS

CR

RUNDLE GROUP: Greenstone; argillite; limestone; slate; banded quartzite

CP

PROPHET FORMATION: Limestone; calcareous mudstone; spiculite; chert nodules
DEVONIAN AND CARBONIFEROUS

DCB

BESA RIVER FORMATION: Argillite; calcareous shale; minor limestone, spiculite
SILURIAN AND DEVONIAN

SD1

(Mainly) DUNEDIN, STONE RIVER AND MUNCHO-McCONNELL FORMATIONS: Limestone; dolomite; shale; sandstone
SILURIAN

SN

NONDA FORMATION: Dolomite; quartzites
ORDOVICIAN

O1

(Mainly) KECHIKA GROUP AND CHUCHINA, MONKMAN AND BEAVERFOOT FORMATIONS: Limestone; sandstone; dolomite; shale; quartzite
CAMBRIAN
     UPPER CAMBRIAN

CL

LYNX FORMATION: Argillite; calcareous argillite; limestone; dolomite
     MIDDLE CAMBRIAN

C1

SNAKE, INDIAN, TITKANA AND ARCTOMYS FORMATIONS: Silly, sandy and argillaceous dolomite; varicoloured shale; dolomite; minor quartzite
     LOWER CAMBRIAN

CG

GOG GROUP: Quartzite; siltstone
CAMBRIAN TO DEVONIAN

Pu

UNDIVIDED (INCLUDES STRATA FROM UPPER CAMBRIAN TO MIDDLE DEVONIAN IN AGE): (Mainly) limestone; dolomite; shale; quartzite
PROTEROZOIC
     UPPER PROTEROZOIC

PM

MISINCHINKA GROUP: Argillite; quartzite; siltite; phyllite; limestone; dolomite; diamictite

PI

INGENIKA GROUP: Phyllite; quartzite; schist, grit, limestone

PWC

WOLVERINE COMPLEX: Quartz mica schist, granitoid gneiss; granodiorite and pegmatite (of probable Cretaceous age)
Geological legend and base derived from:

Stott, D.F., McMechan, M.E., Taylor, G.C. and Muller, J.E., Compilers (1982): Pine Pass (0930) Map Area; Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 925, 1:125,000

Tipper, H.W., Campbell R.B. Taylor, G.C. and Stott, D.F., Compilers (1974): Parsnip River; Geological Survey of Canada: Map 1424A, 1:1,000,000

See  Pine Pass (093O) Summary Sheet for an overviews of the map areas and additional regional references.

Positions of all geological contacts are approximate. In the case of an apparent disagreement between an occurrence’s geological location on the map and its stratigraphic setting given in the MINFILE documentation, the latter should be given priority.