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094F Legend

  

Ware

 

CENOZOIC

 

    TERTIARY AND QUATERNARY

 

         PLEISTOCENE TO RECENT

Qs

Gravel; sand; silt; clay; till
 

STRATIFIED ROCKS

CENOZOIC AND MESOZOIC

 

CRETACEOUS AND TERTIARY

KTS

SIFTON FORMATION:  Conglomerate; shale; siltstone; coal and dacitic volcanics.

 

MESOZOIC

 

TRIASSIC

T1 TOAD, GRAYLING, LIARD, CHARLIE LAKE, BALDONNEL, PARDONET AND LUDINGTON FORMATIONS:  Siltstone, limestone; dolostone; sandstone
PALEOZOIC

 

DEVONIAN AND MISSISSIPPIAN

 

    UPPER DEVONIAN TO LOWER MISSISSIPPIAN

DME EARN GROUP:  Argillite; slate; and shale

 

SILURIAN TO MIDDLE DEVONIAN

SDC DUNEDIN, STONE, AND MUNCHO-MCCONNELL FORMATIONS:  Dolostone; limestone; sandstone

 

ORDOVICIAN, SILURIAN AND DEVONIAN

 

    MIDDLE ORDOVICIAN TO MIDDLE DEVONIAN

OSDRR ROAD RIVER GROUP AND NONDA FORMATION:  Dolostone; limestone; sandstone

    

MIDDLE ORDOVICIAN

OSK SKOKI FORMATION:  Dolostone

 

CAMBRIAN AND ORDOVICIAN

   

 UPPER CAMBRIAN AND LOWER ORDOVICIAN

EOK KETCHIKA GROUP:  Phyllitic; calcareous siltstone and shale; limestone; sandstone; minor volcanic beds

 

CAMBRIAN

 

    UPPER CAMBRIAN

uEt Calcareous fine-grained turbidites; limestone debris flow; sandstone; shale and conglomerate

    

MIDDLE CAMBRIAN

mEt Siliceous fine-grained turbidite; sandstone; shale and conglomerate
mEc Massive limestone (in part oolitic)

    

LOWER CAMBRIAN

IEA ATAN GROUP:  Massive limestone; sandstone; quartzite; siltstone; shale and minor quartz-pebble conglomerate
IEM Dolostone; sandstone; minor shale; thick basal sandstone; conglomerate
EP Quartzite; orange weathering dolostone; minor siltstone and shale

 

PROTEROZOIC AND PALEOZOIC

 

UPPER PROTEROZOIC AND CAMBRIAN

 

    HADRYNIAN AND LOWER CAMBRIAN

HIm MISINCHINKA GROUP:  Phyllitic and schistose pelite; quartzite; limestone; dolostone

 

PROTEROZOIC

 

UPPER PROTEROZOIC

 

    HADRYNIAN

HIa Amphibolite; quartzite; crystalline limestone; augen gneiss
  INGENIKA GROUP (HIs to HIst)
HIst STELKUZ FORMATION:  Siltstone; shale; sandstone; limestone
HIe ESPEE FORMATION:  Oolitic and pisolitic limestone
HIT TSAYDIZ FORMATION:  Sericitic phyllite
HIs SWANNELL FORMATION:  Quartz-feldspar gritty sandstone; conglomerate; minor limestone (and metamorphic equivalents from chlorite to kyanite grade)

 

MIDDLE AND UPPER PROTEROZOIC

 

    HELIKIAN

Pa AIDA FORMATION:  Doloritic mudstone; siltstone; dolostone; minor chamositic and carbonaceous mudstone; limestone
Pt TUCHODI FORMATION:  Quartzite; dolostone; minor red shale; siltstone
 

INTRUSIVE ROCKS

CENOZOIC

 

TERTIARY

 

    EOCENE

ETg Granite; quartz monzonite; migmatite; gneiss; and granodiorite; dacite dyke (ETd)

Geological base and legend are derived from:

Taylor, G.C., Compiler (1979): Trutch (094G) and Ware (094F (east half)) Map Areas, Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 606, scale 1:25 000.

Gabrielse, H., Dodds, C.J., and Mansy, J.L. (1971-1975): Eisbacher, G.H. (1969-1971): Toodoggone River (094E) and Ware (094F (west half)) Map Areas, Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 483, scale 1:25 000.

MacIntyre, D.G. (1981):  Geology of the Akie River Ba-Pb-Zn Mineral District, B.C. Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources, Preliminary Map 44, scale 1:125 000.

See Ware (094F) Summary Sheet for an overview of the map area 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.