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Merrivale Quarry, Whitchurch, Tavistock District, Devon, England, UK

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 50° 33' 31'' North , 4° 3' 10'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 50.55861,-4.05278
UK National Grid Reference:SX546753
Other regions containing this locality:Dartmoor National Park, Devon, England, UK
Devon and Cornwall metalliferous mining district, England, UK


Granite quarry, now abandoned and flooded (2003). This was where the stones from Old London Bridge were refinished before they were transported to Lake Havasu in The USA.

Mineral List


13 valid minerals. 1 erroneous literature entry.

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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Permian - Carboniferous
252.17 - 358.9 Ma
Unnamed Igneous Intrusion, Carboniferous To Permian

Age: Paleozoic (252.17 - 358.9 Ma)

Lithology: Felsic-rock

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

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References

- Braithwaite, R. S. W.; Paar, W. H.; Chisholm, J. E. (1989): Phurcalite from Dartmoor, southwest England, and its identity with 'nisaite' from Portugal. Mineralogical Magazine 53, 583-589.
- Mineralogical Record 20(5): 395.
- Min Mag 21: 116-205


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