Alkaline Rocks and Carbonatites of the World

Setup during HiTech AlkCarb: an online database of alkaline rock and carbonatite occurrences

Baie-Comeau

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Occurrence number: 
031-00-144
Country: 
Canada
Region: 
Quebec
Location: 
Longitude: -68.27, Latitude: 49.2
Carbonatite: 
Yes

Currie (1976a, p. 135) reports the presence of carbonatite dykes in road-cuts along the highway west of Baie-Comeau. The country rocks are fenitized.

References: 
CURRIE, K.L. 1976a. The alkaline rocks of Canada. Bulletin, Geological Survey of Canada, 239: 1-228.
Location: 
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