Isle of Rum, North West Highlands, Scotland, UK
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||57° 0' 56'' North , 6° 16' 52'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||57.0155555556, -6.28111111111|
|UK National Grid Reference:||NM402998|
|Other/historical region names associated with this locality:||Inverness-shire|
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29 valid minerals.
This information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This data will improve over time as more accurate maps and data sets are added.
|Paleogene23.03 - 66 Ma||Paleogene plutonic rocks|
Deep-seated to high-level intrusions are included. Many charnockites, anorthosites, and large ophiolites, classified as plutons, are distinguished in the database using the SIGNIF item. Ophiolites were classified as plutons, even where remnants may be extrusive and/or sedimentary.
|Neoproterozoic541 - 1000 Ma||Torridon Group|
References for regional geology:
Data provided by Macrostrat.org
Geological Survey of Canada. Generalized geological map of the world and linked databases. doi:10.4095/195142. Open File 2915d.
British Geological Survey. DiGMapGB-625. British Geological Survey ©NERC.