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Camas Mor, Isle of Muck, North West Highlands, Scotland, UK

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 56° 49' 44'' North , 6° 15' 27'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 56.82898,-6.25753
UK National Grid Reference:NM403789
Other/historical region names associated with this locality:Inverness-shire
Other regions containing this locality:North Atlantic Igneous Province


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19 valid minerals.

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Paleogene
23.03 - 66 Ma
Unnamed Extrusive Rocks, Palaeogene

Age: Paleogene (23.03 - 66 Ma)

Lithology: Mafic lava and mafic tuff

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

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References

Tilley, C.E. (1947) The gabbro-limestone contact zone of Camas Mor, Muck, Inverness-shire. Comptes Rendus de la Société géologique de Finlande, n° 140, 97–105.

Livingstone, A. and Macpherson, H.G. (1983) Fifth supplementary list of British minerals (Scottish). Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 47, n° 342, p. 99-105.

Geological Conservation Review. Volume 4: British Tertiary Volcanic Province Chapter 3: The Small Isles - Rum, Eigg, Muck, Canna-Sanday.

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