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Upper Middleton, Chapel of Garioch, Inverurie, Buchan Grampian, Scotland, UK

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 57° 17' 16'' North , 2° 26' 58'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 57.2877777778, -2.44944444444
UK National Grid Reference:NJ730220
Other/historical region names associated with this locality:Aberdeenshire


Abandoned quarry near Upper Middleton approximately 2km south of Chapel of Garioch just below Knockinglews Forest. Quarry is almost filled with rubbish but exposure in wall of quarry shows greisened granite with small sheaves of silvery molybdenite.

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References

Colman, T B. Beer, K E, Cameron, D G. and Kimbell, G S. 1989. Molybdenum
mineralisation near Chapel of Garioch, Inverurie, Aberdeenshire. Mineral
Reconnaissance Programme Report 100. British Gelogical Survey Technical Report WFl89/3.

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