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Scawt Hill, Larne, Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland, UK

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 54° 51' North , 5° 50' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 54.85, -5.83333333333
UK National Grid Reference:NW540573
Contact-metamorphosed limestones and dolostones intruded by diabase.
Famous for being the type locality of various hydrated Ca-silicates.

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25 entries listed. 21 valid minerals. 6 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals. 1 erroneous literature entry.

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- Tilley, C.E. (1929): On larnite (calcium orthosilicate, a new mineral) and its associated minerals from the limestone contact-zone of Scawt Hill, Co. Antrim. Mineralogical Magazine, 22, 77-86.

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