from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In petrography, having the composition of monzonite.
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Its geology is complex with rock outcroppings of different types and ages including rocks of granitic, dioritic and quartz monzonitic batholiths that originated during the Mesozoic and Tertiary periods as volcanic rock and a varied sequence of sediments.
Sunshine, Custer Ridge, Shulaps, Whitecross and MacKenzie (see Wallbridge BC Properties Showing Cascade Magmatic Arc on Wallbridge website at www. wallbridgemining.com), were staked or acquired through option agreements and cover Miocene-aged granodioritic to quartz-monzonitic felsic intrusions.
The skarn is hosted by Cretaceous limestone intruded by vertical monzonitic dykes and plugs.