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Pigeon Rock Mountain, Mourne Mts, Co. Down, Northern Ireland, UK

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 54° 8' 28'' North , 6° 3' 50'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 54.14120,-6.06396
Other regions containing this locality:North Atlantic Igneous Province
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate


Series of disused granite quarries. Bottom one at Irish grid ref. J 266231, others further up track.


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6 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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Paleogene
23.03 - 66 Ma



ID: 3132049
Palaeogene granite

Age: Paleogene (23.03 - 66 Ma)

Lithology: Granite group

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]

Paleozoic
252.17 - 541 Ma



ID: 3187922
Paleozoic intrusive rocks

Age: Paleozoic (252.17 - 541 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. [154]

Wenlock - Llandovery
427.4 - 443.8 Ma



ID: 2033875
Hawick Group

Age: Silurian (427.4 - 443.8 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Hawick Group

Lithology: Wacke

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

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License


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  • Northern Ireland

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