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TitleUltramafic lava outcrops at Pike Hill, Monroe Township, Ontario
DescriptionArchaean komatiites are exposed in a small hill in Monroe Township, Ontario. This classic locality is sometimes referred to as “Pike Hill,” named after a geologists who did extensive work there. It has, unfortunately, been considerably damaged by geologists with large hammers! The outcrop has many spectacular examples of spinefex textures.
LocationCanada ▹ Ontario. Near Noranda.
PhotographerDexter Perkins. 2002.
Key wordskomatiites, Monroe Township, ultramafic, Pike Hill, spinefex
Tech details906 KB. Outcrop.
GeoDIL number3127