Merrivale Quarry, Whitchurch, Tavistock District, Devon, England, UK
|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
|Köppen climate type:||Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate|
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.
13 valid minerals. 1 erroneous literature entry.
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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252.17 - 298.9 Ma
|Paleozoic intrusive rocks|
Age: Permian (252.17 - 298.9 Ma)
Lithology: Intrusive igneous 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. 
|Permian - Carboniferous|
252.17 - 358.9 Ma
|Unnamed Igneous Intrusion, Carboniferous To Permian|
Age: Paleozoic (252.17 - 358.9 Ma)
Reference: British Geological Survey. DiGMapGB-625. British Geological Survey ©NERC. 
443.8 - 485.4 Ma