|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||52° 52' 20'' North , 8° 55' 28'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||52.87222,-8.92444|
|Köppen climate type:||Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate|
Calcite deposit worked in the 1950s/1960s before being abandoned. The remains of the large flooded open pit, crane, a powder magazine and a sealed shaft could be seen in 2001.
Based on the pit dimensions of 61x30x24m, a tonnage of ~120,000 of calcite was extracted.
Opencast is at the bottom of a field at ITM 537765 680570
Regions containing this locality
|Eurasian Plate||Tectonic Plate|
|British Isles||Group of Islands|
Select Mineral List TypeStandard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements
List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification
|Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates|
List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification
|Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES|
List of minerals for each chemical element
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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323.2 - 358.9 Ma
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.