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Llynclys Quarry, Llanyblodwel, Shropshire, England, UKi
Regional Level Types
Llynclys QuarryQuarry
Llanyblodwel- not defined -
ShropshireCounty
EnglandConstituent Country
UKCounty

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 52° 48' 32'' North , 3° 5' 30'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 52.80889,-3.09194
GeoHash:G#: gcmu3tsd0
UK National Grid Reference:SJ264241
Owned/operated by:Tarmac
Locality type:Quarry
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate


Limestone has been extracted here for over 150 years.

Regions containing this locality

West Midlands, England, UK

Region - 144 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Commodity List

This is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded at this locality.


Mineral List


2 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'commodity:Aggregates'
Reference:  
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Specimens offered for sale by various UK dealers. Visual ID assumed.
'commodity:Limestone'
Reference:  
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Specimens offered for sale by various UK dealers. Visual ID assumed.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Malachite'5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
CCarbon
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
OOxygen
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2

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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Late Carboniferous
298.9 - 323.2 Ma



ID: 3156656
Late Carboniferous sandstone

Age: Pennsylvanian (298.9 - 323.2 Ma)

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

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]

Mississippian
323.2 - 358.9 Ma



ID: 2036043
Dinantian Rocks (Undifferentiated)

Age: Mississippian (323.2 - 358.9 Ma)

Lithology: Limestone with subordinate sandstone and argillaceous rocks

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

Silurian
419.2 - 443.8 Ma



ID: 3185808
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. [154]

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