INVENTORY FILE NO.
NAME OF PROPERTY
Mariash Construction Ltd.
P.O. Box 425
Stony Mountain MB R0C
Stony Mountain Area
It is of Stony Mountain Formation: Gunton, Penitentiary and Gunn
Members. The Gunton Member is very resistant caprock that is light brown to tan.
The beds are of medium to thick and have fine to medium crystalline. The
porosity is 5-7% and it is vuggy. The formation is interbedded with red brown to
buff mudstone (Oxidation-Reduction). There exists a good fossiliferous bed
towards the base (brachiopods).
The Gunn Member is a purple red shade.
Calcite dolomite is present and some parts are all limestone. The Gunn member is
not all in situ and may be from deeper portions of the pit.
MINERALS OR PRODUCTS OF VALUE
EXPLORATION AND DEVELOPMENT
1992 - 1995: Production of crushed stone was continuous through out
this time. Ownership remains with Mariash Construction Ltd.
at this site continues.
Production of crushed stone has occurred since at least 1992.
Bamburak, J. and Bezys, R., 1995: Capital Region Study, Quarry
Bennett, L., 1996: Personal Communication.
Map 62I/12, Stonewall, (Topography), Sc. 1:50 000, Surveys &
Mapping Branch, Ottawa.
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