|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||54° 18' 1'' North , 4° 19' 0'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||54.30031,-4.31694|
|Köppen climate type:||Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate|
There are/were a series of deposits at Maurghold Head.
The Glebe Mine located near Maurghold village approximately 800 metres North-East of the village and 100 metres North West of the Vicarage.
The Drynane Mine was located on the southern side of Maurghold Head in an inlet approximately 450 metres east of Port Mooar.
Both of these mines extended out to sea and mining ceased circa 1893.
The Ballajora Iron Mine was located near the Margher-e-breck homestead and operated circa 1858 to 1874.
The Co-ordinates are general for Maughold Head.
2 valid minerals.
Rock Types Recorded
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Entries shown in red are rocks recorded for this region.
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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443.8 - 485.4 Ma
|Paleozoic sedimentary rocks|
Age: Ordovician (443.8 - 485.4 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. 
443.8 - 485.4 Ma
|Ordovician Rocks (Undifferentiated)|
470 - 485.4 Ma
|Early Ordovician sandstone|