Small mafic intrusive stocks

Diabase, diorite, pyroxenite, and gabbro; reversed magnetic polarity; includes the Esko and Tamarack intrusions emplaced into unit Pas (Slate and graywacke of Animikie Group).
State Minnesota
Name Small mafic intrusive stocks
Geologic age Mesoproterozoic
Lithologic constituents
Igneous > Plutonic > Ultramafic > Pyroxenite (Stock or pipe)
Igneous > Hypabyssal > Mafic-hypabyssal (Diabase, Stock or pipe)
Igneous > Plutonic > Dioritic > Diorite (Stock or pipe)
Igneous > Plutonic > Gabbroic > Gabbro (Stock or pipe)
Comments Reversely polarized intrusions. Part of the Keweenawan Supergroup and Midcontinent Rift Intrusive Supersuite.

Jirsa, Mark A., Boerboom, Terrence J., Chandler, Val W., Mossler, John H., Runkel, Anthony C., and Setterholm, Dale R., 2011, S-21 Geologic Map of Minnesota-Bedrock Geology; Minnesota Geological Survey, State Map Series S-21. Scale 1:500,000.

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Counties Aitkin - Carlton