Risca Quarry, Risca, Caerphilly, Wales, UK
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||51° 37' 6'' North , 3° 6' 2'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||51.61849,-3.10076|
|UK National Grid Reference:||ST238917|
|Other regions containing this locality:||Glamorgan, Wales, UK|
|Köppen climate type:||Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate|
|Other/historical region names associated with this locality:||Gwent; Monmouthshire|
large and long disused quarry
3 valid minerals.
This geological map and associated 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 does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.
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315 - 330.9 Ma
|Millstone Grit Group [See Also Migr]|
323.2 - 358.9 Ma
|Early Carboniferous limestone|
419.2 - 443.8 Ma
|Paleozoic sedimentary rocks|
Age: Silurian (419.2 - 443.8 Ma)
Lithology: Sedimentary rocks
Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529.