Ekalulia Formation

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Map of the Mackenzie Large Igneous Province and its sub-features. The Ekalulia Formation is shown as "Ekalulia volcanics".

The Ekalulia Formation is a Neoproterozoic geologic formation found in Nunavut, Canada. It consists of a series of massive continental flood basalt lava flows of the Mackenzie Large Igneous Province with a thickness of 300-500 m.[1] The flood basalts are green, composed of olivine and contain minor pillows.[1]

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Coordinates: 68°26′N 106°45′W / 68.433°N 106.750°W / 68.433; -106.750