|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||53° 29' 48'' North , 9° 29' 25'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||53.49667,-9.49028|
|Other regions containing this locality:||Ireland (island)|
|Köppen climate type:||Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate|
Tiny roadside quarry/road cutting. Irish Grid Ref: M 015505
Andalusite is found in thin veins throughout the small quarry.
2 valid minerals.
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323.2 - 358.9 Ma
|Paleozoic sedimentary rocks|
Age: Mississippian (323.2 - 358.9 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. 
541 - 1000 Ma
Age: Neoproterozoic (541 - 1000 Ma)
Stratigraphic Name: Dalradian Supergroup
Description: marine molasse
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.