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Gneiss (79)

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General Lithology:Gneiss
Description:A metamorphic rock formed by the action of heat, pressure, and tectonic forces on a previous ingneous or sedimentary rock.
Representing:Rock metamorphosed during the building of the Canadian Cordillera between 180 and 50 million years ago
Where:Cordilleran metamorphic
Latitude:53.529743
Longitude:-113.527254
Original location:Edmonton, Alberta

 

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