Huronian


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Huronian

[hyü′rō·nē·ən]
(geology)
The lower system of the restricted Proterozoic.
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It is further interesting that Felix Martin includes brief biographical sketches of these Huronian Christians as an appendix to his The Life of lather Isaac Jogues (233-54).
Archean metavolcanic and metasedimentary rocks are unconformably overlain by Proterozoic rocks of the Huronian Supergroup.
Fairbairn, H.W., Hurley, P.M., Card, K.D., and Knight, C.J., 1969, Correlation of radiometric ages of Nipissing diabase and Huronian metasediments with Proterozoic orogenic events in Ontario: Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, v.
Geologically the Cameron Cobalt property is located within the Cobalt Embayment in the Southern Province of the Canadian Shield where Huronian Supergroup sedimentary rocks lay unconformably overly Archean basement rocks.
The Cameron property claims covers the contact between the Proterzoic sediments of the Lorrain and Gowganda formation of the Huronian Supergroup and the intrusion of the Nipissing Diabase.
Claims include ground containing Huronian Supergroup conglomerate in contact with Nipissing diabase; a favourable geological setting for cobalt-silver mineralization