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Salisbury Crags, City of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 55° 56' 47'' North , 3° 10' 27'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 55.94656,-3.17440
GeoHash:G#: gcvwrbb2r
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Other/historical names associated with this locality:Mid Lothian


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Lothian, Scotland, UK

55 mineral species & varietal names listed

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5 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Analcime
Formula: Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine 1884 6 : 104-105
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine 1884 6 : 104-105
Datolite
Formula: CaB(SiO4)(OH)
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine 1884 6 : 104-105
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine 1884 6 : 104-105
Prehnite
Formula: Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine 1884 6 : 104-105

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Hematite'4.CB.05Fe2O3
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
'Analcime'9.GB.05Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
'Datolite'9.AJ.20CaB(SiO4)(OH)
'Prehnite'9.DP.20Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 54 - NESOSILICATES Borosilicates and Some Beryllosilicates
Borosilicates and Some Beryllosilicates with B in [4] coordination
Datolite54.2.1a.1CaB(SiO4)(OH)
Group 72 - PHYLLOSILICATES Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings
Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings with 4-membered rings
Prehnite72.1.3.1Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Analcime77.1.1.1Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
H DatoliteCaB(SiO4)(OH)
H PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
BBoron
B DatoliteCaB(SiO4)(OH)
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
O CalciteCaCO3
O DatoliteCaB(SiO4)(OH)
O HematiteFe2O3
O PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
NaSodium
Na AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
AlAluminium
Al AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Al PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Si DatoliteCaB(SiO4)(OH)
Si PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DatoliteCaB(SiO4)(OH)
Ca PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
FeIron
Fe HematiteFe2O3

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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Early Carboniferous
323.2 - 358.9 Ma



ID: 3186080
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. [154]

Early Carboniferous
323.2 - 358.9 Ma



ID: 3162391
Early Carboniferous sandstone

Age: Mississippian (323.2 - 358.9 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{sandstone}, Minor{siltstone,claystone,limestone}

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]

Osagean - Tournaisian
343.5 - 358.9 Ma



ID: 2036276
Inverclyde Group

Age: Mississippian (343.5 - 358.9 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Inverclyde Group

Lithology: Sandstone, siltstone and mudstone

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

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