Bathurst mining district

Keyword Definition

[Bathurst Mining Camp] The Bathurst Mining Camp (BMC) occupies a roughly circular area of approximately 70 km diameter in the Miramichi Highlands of northern New Brunswick. The area boasts some 46 mineral deposits with defined tonnage and another hundred mineral occurrences, all hosted by Cambro-Ordovician rocks that were deposited in an ensialic back-arc basin.

Source: Government of New Brunswick web site

Category: Geological/Geographic

Geological keywords with a geographic context (e.g. Cape Smith Fold Belt, Selwyn Basin, Grenville Province).

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