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Florence Mine, Egremont, West Cumberland Iron Field, Cumbria, England, UK

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 54° 28' 35'' North , 3° 31' 1'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 54.47659,-3.51721
UK National Grid Reference:NY017101
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Other/historical region names associated with this locality:North and Western Region; Cumberland

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Mineral List

8 valid minerals.

Regional Geology

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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201.3 - 252.17 Ma

ID: 3186708
Mesozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Triassic (201.3 - 252.17 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. [154]

201.3 - 252.17 Ma

ID: 2032855
Triassic Rocks (Undifferentiated)

Age: Triassic (201.3 - 252.17 Ma)

Lithology: Sandstone and conglomerate, interbedded

Reference: British Geological Survey. DiGMapGB-625. British Geological Survey ©NERC. [23]

Early Ordovician
470 - 485.4 Ma

ID: 3157764
Early Ordovician limestone

Age: Early Ordovician (470 - 485.4 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{limestone}, Minor{sandstone,siltstone}

Reference: Asch, K. The 1:5M International Geological Map of Europe and Adjacent Areas: Development and Implementation of a GIS-enabled Concept. Geologisches Jahrbuch, SA 3. [147]

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