|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||52° 33' 21'' North , 1° 32' 44'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||52.55611,-1.54566|
|UK National Grid Reference:||SP308955|
|Other regions containing this locality:||West Midlands, England, UK|
|Köppen climate type:||Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate|
Active hard rock quarry approximately 1 mile South of Atherstone. Geological environment very similar to that of nearby Griff Quarry to the South of Nuneaton. Mineralogically very much less productive in terms of abundance and quality of specimens.
Commodity ListThis is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded at this locality.
16 valid minerals.
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.
Click on geological units on the map for more information. Click here to view full-screen map on Macrostrat.org
66 - 100.5 Ma
|Mesozoic sedimentary rocks|
Age: Late Cretaceous (66 - 100.5 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. 
|Late Triassic - Middle Triassic|
201.3 - 247.2 Ma
|Middle Triassic claystone|
|Tremadocian - Late Cambrian|
477.7 - 501 Ma
|Upper Cambrian, Including Tremadoc|