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Quartzite (41)

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General Lithology:Quartzite
Description:A metamorphic rock formed by the action of tectonic forces on sedimentary rock (sandstone).
Representing:Sediment deposited during the early Cambrian Period, about 530 million years ago.
Where:WCSB south
Latitude:53.528336
Longitude:-113.523716
Original location:Lake Louise, Alberta
Estimated mass (tonnes):<1
Donor:Courtesy of Parks Canada

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