Field Guidebooks

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A Guide to the Geology, Landscapes and Mineral Resources of Nova Scotia
Miller, C.K. and Milligan, G.C., 1991.
AGS Publication #6
ISBN 0-9696009-0-9
$10.00 (photocopy)

Discovering Rocks, Minerals and Fossils in Atlantic Canada: A Geology Field Guide to Selected Sites in Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and New Brunswick
Wallace, P., 1998
AGS Publication #14
ISBN 0-9696009-9-2
$15.00 (photocopy)

Tidal Sedimentation in the Cornwallis River – Avon River Estuaries, Bay of Fundy, Nova Scotia: Sedimentology, Morphology and Natural History
Spooner, I.S. and Yeo, G., 2003
Field Guidebook No. 401 to the NEGSA-AGS Joint Conference, Halifax, NS, March 2003
AGS Publication #17
ISBN 0-9683988-5-5
$2.00 (photocopy)

Exploded Xenoliths, Layered Granodiorites and Chaotic Schlieren Associated with the Eastern Contact of the South Mountain Batholith
Clarke, D.B., 2003
Field Guidebook No. 403 to the NEGSA-AGS Joint Conference, Halifax, NS, 2003
AGS Publication #18
ISBN 0-9683988-6-3
$2.00 (photocopy)

Hidden Cretaceous Basins in Nova Scotia
Stea, R.R., Pullan, S.E., Gobeil, J.-P. and Donohoe, H.V., 2003
Field Guidebook No. 405 to the NEGSA-AGS Joint Conference, Halifax, NS, 2003.
AGS Publication #19
ISBN 0-9683988-7-1
$2.00 (photocopy)

Field trip A5 Geological Association of Canada-Mineralogical Association of Canada-Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists-Canadian Society of Soil Sciences Joint Meeting, Halifax, NS, May 2005
AGS Publications #21 to #35, free pdf download or $5 for each printed copy

  • A1 Contamination in the South Mountain Batholith and Port Mouton Pluton, southern Nova Scotia – D.B. Clarke & S. Erdmann. ISBN 0-9737981-0-6. Download
  • A3 Glaciation and landscapes of the Halifax region, Nova Scotia – R. Stea & J. Gosse. ISBN 0-9737981-1-4. Download
  • A4 Structural geology and vein arrays of lode gold deposits, Meguma terrane, Nova Scotia. ISBN 0-9737981-2-2. Download
  • A5 Facies heterogeneity in lacustrine basins: the transtensional Moncton Basin (Mississippian) and extensional Fundy Basin (Triassic-Jurassic), New Brunswick and Nova Scotia – D. Keighley & D.E. Brown. ISBN 0-9737981-3-0. Download
  • A6 Geological setting of intrusion-related gold mineralization in southwestern New Brunswick – K. Thorne, M. McLeod, L. Fyffe & D. Lentz. ISBN 0-9737981-4-9. Download
  • A7 The Triassic-Jurassic faunal and floral transition in the Fundy Basin, Nova Scotia – P. Olsen, J. Whiteside & T. Fedak ISBN. 0-9737981-5-7. Download
  • B1 Accretion of peri-Gondwanan terranes, northern mainland Nova Scotia and southern New Brunswick – S. Barr, S. Johnson, J.B. Murphy, G. Pe-Piper, D.J.W. Piper & C. White. ISBN 0-9737981-6-5. Download
  • B2 The Joggins Cliffs of Nova Scotia: Lyell & Co’s “Coal Age Galapagos” – J.H. Calder, M.R. Gibling & M.C. Rygel. ISBN 0-9737981-7-3. Download
  • B3 Geology and volcanology of the Jurassic North Mountain Basalt, southern Nova Scotia – D. Kontak, J. Dostal & J. Greenough. ISBN 0-9737981-8-1. Download
  • B4 Stratigraphic setting of base-metal deposits in the Bathurst Mining Camp, New Brunswick – S. McCutcheon, J. Walker, P. Bernard, D. Lentz, W. Downey and S. McClenaghan. ISBN 0-9737981-9-X. Download
  • B5 Geology and environmental geochemistry of lode gold deposits in Nova Scotia – P.K. Smith, M.B. Parsons & T.A. Goodwin. Download
  • B6 The macrotidal environment of the Minas Basin, Nova Scotia: sedimentology, morphology, and human impact – I. Spooner, A. MacRae & D. van Proosdij. ISBN 0-9737982-1-1. Download
  • B7 Transpression and transtension along a continental transform fault: Minas Fault Zone, Nova Scotia – J.W.F. Waldron, J.C. White, E. MacInnes & C.G. Roselli. ISBN 0-9737982-2-X. Download
  • B8 New Brunswick Appalachian transect: Bedrock and Quaternary geology of the Mount Carleton – Restigouche River area – R.A. Wilson, M.A. Parkhill & J.I. Carroll. ISBN 0-9737982-3-8. Download
  • B9 Gold Metallogeny in the Newfoundland Appalachians – A. Kerr, R.J. Wardle, S.J. O’Brien, D.W. Evans & G.C. Squires. ISBN 0-9737982-4-6. Download

Eurogranites 2010 – Field Excursion Guidebook Nova Scotia
Clarke, D.B. (ed.)
AGS Publication #37
ISBN 978-0-9737982-6-5

Field trips A1, A2, A3, A5, B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, B10 Geological Association of Canada-Mineralogical Association of Canada – Joint Annual Meeting – Fredericton, NB, May 2014
AGS Publications #40 to #49
$10.00 (PDF files on CD)
Hard copies available for the following ($2.00 for any item):
43-A5 Field guide to southern New Brunswick and the Mactaqac Dam area at Fredericton ISBN 978-1-987894-02-8
48-B6 The on-going Saint John geology enigma: Avalonia vs Ganderia in southern New Brunswick ISBN 978-1-987894-07-3
49-B10 Stratigraphic and paleoenvironmental setting of the Woodstock Fe-Mn deposits in west-central New Brunswick ISBN 978-1-987894-08-0

Field trip guides A1, A3, A5, B1, B2, B3, B6, B7 Halifax 2022 meeting, May 2022
AGS Publications #56 to #63
SP 56: A1 – Salt tectonics along a late Paleozoic transform fault, Nova Scotia ISBN 978-1-987894-14-1. Download
SP 57: A3 – Geology, Groundwater and Wines of the Annapolis Valley, Nova Scotia ISBN 978-1-987894-15-8. Download
SP 58: A5 – Volcanism of the Late Silurian Eastport Formation of the Coastal Volcanic Belt, Passamaquoddy Bay, New Brunswick ISBN 978-1-987894-17-2. Download
SP 59: B1 – Geological comparisons and correlations among crustal blocks of eastern North America, northwest Africa, and western Europe ISBN 978-1-987894-13-4. Download
SP 60: B2 – Stratigraphic Setting of Base-Metal Deposits in the Bathurst Mining Camp, NB ISBN 978-1-987894-16-5. Download
SP 61: B3 – Telling the story of the Cliffs of Fundy UNESCO Global Geopark, Nova Scotia: linking geoheritage, indigenous heritage and culture ISBN 978-1-987894-18-9. Download
SP 62: B6 – Structural Geology and Vein Arrays of Gold Deposits of the Meguma Terrane, NS ISBN 978-1-987894-19-6. Download
SP 63: B7 – Telling the story of the Cliffs of Fundy UNESCO Global Geopark, Nova Scotia: linking geoheritage, indigenous heritage and culture – Field Trip for Teachers