'S Airde Beinn, Isle of Mull, Strathclyde, Scotland, UK
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||56° 36' 34'' North , 6° 7' 12'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||56.60965,-6.12024|
|UK National Grid Reference:||NM472540|
|Other/historical region names associated with this locality:||Argyllshire|
|Other regions containing this locality:||North Atlantic Igneous Province|
Metamorphosed amygdaloidal basalt.
20 valid minerals.
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23.03 - 66 Ma
|Unnamed Extrusive Rocks, Palaeogene|
Geikie, A. (1897) The Ancient Volcanoes of Great Britain. 2 vols, Macmillan, London.
Bailey, E.B., Clough, C.T., Wright, W.B. et al. (1924) Tertiary and Post-Tertiary Geology of Mull, Loch Aline and Oban. Memoir of the Geological Survey of Great Britain, HMSO, Edinburgh.
Richey, J.E. and Thomas, H.H. (1930) The Geology of Ardnamurchan, North-west Mull and Coll. Memoir of the Geological Survey of Great Britain, HMSO, Edinburgh.
Cann, J.R. (1965) The metamorphism of amygdales at 'S Airde Beinn, Northern Mull. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 34, n° 268, 92-106.
Beckinsale, R.D., Pankhurst, R.J., Skelhorn, R.R. et al. (1978) Geochemistry and petrogenesis of the early Tertiary lava pile of the Isle of Mull, Scotland. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 66, 415–27.
Emeleus, C.H. and Gyopari, M.C. (1992) Geological Conservation Review Volume 4 British Tertiary Volcanic Province. Chapter 5: The Isle of Mull. Site: 'S Airde Beinn (GCR ID 21).