THE SUBDIVISION OF THE CARBONIFEROUS ROCKS OF THE MARITIME PROVINCES

The Carboniferous system of rocks in the Maritime Provinces include as workable mineral and organic substances, gypsum, anhydrite, salt, coal, building stones, grindstones, limestones, brick-clay shales, fire-clay shales, oil shales, etc. The system is, therefore, pre-eminently of economic value to the provinces in which it occurs, and the more knowledge we may gain concerning it, the more we may be prepared to aid in the development of these useful substances.
Keywords: Carboniferous Conglomerate, fossil, Middle Coal Measure, New Glasgow, Coal, Coal measures, Conglomerate, Conglomerates, Deposits, formation, Records, Rock, Rocks
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