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dc.contributor.author Campbell, F. H. A. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2012-05-10T21:14:00Z
dc.date.available 2012-05-10T21:14:00Z
dc.date.issued 1971 en_US
dc.identifier ocm72756091 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1993/5592
dc.description.abstract The extrusive and volcanic-derived sedimentary rocks of the Rice Lake Group, Manitoba, have been subdivided into eight formations. These units are named and identified here for the first time. Sedimentary rocks within the lower part of the group were deposited in a rapidly subsiding basin, with syn-depositional volcanic activity. Three lithofacies have been delineated within the group. They outline the proximal, transitional, and distal facies. These three are persistent throughout the stratigraphic column. Their stratigraphic persistence shows that volcanic activity was localized and consistent throughout the history of the basin... Primary sedimentary structures typical of turbidites occur throughout the lower part of the stratigraphic sequence and indicate that the major mechanism of deposition was by turbidity currents... Differentiation of the parent magma at depth is reflected in both the volcanic products, and in the upward increase in the percentage of detrital quartz in the derived sand-sized sediments. Welded tuffs and agglomerate clasts close to one source show that deposition was at least in part subaerial during the late stages of basinal development... Sources of sedimentary material can be delineated from the paleocurrrent pattern, changes in lithology, and clast size variations. Two possible volcanic sources have been located in this manner. Correlation of the sediments and volcanic rocks in the vicinity of Rice Lake area with those of the Beresford Lake area is very tenuous... However, the stratigraphic succession in each locality is quite similar, and a tentative correlation is proposed. en_US
dc.format.extent xiv, 201 leaves : en_US
dc.language en en_US
dc.rights en_US
dc.title Sedimentation and stratigraphy of part of the Rice Lake Group, Manitoba en_US
dc.degree.discipline Earth Sciences en_US


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