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Insch, Buchan Grampian, Scotland, UK

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 57° 20' 29'' North , 2° 36' 42'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 57.34141,-2.61188
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Other/historical region names associated with this locality:Aberdeenshire


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2 valid minerals.

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Paleozoic - Precambrian
252.17 - 4000 Ma



ID: 3189109
Precambrian-Phanerozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks

Age: Eoarchean to Permian (252.17 - 4000 Ma)

Comments: Dalradian

Lithology: Metasedimentary schist

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 Devonian - Ordovician
393.3 - 485.4 Ma



ID: 3152087
Caledonian gabbro

Age: Paleozoic (393.3 - 485.4 Ma)

Lithology: Gabbro

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]

Silurian - Ordovician
419.2 - 485.4 Ma



ID: 2027661
Unnamed Igneous Intrusion, Ordovician To Silurian

Age: Paleozoic (419.2 - 485.4 Ma)

Lithology: Mafic igneous-rock

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

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References

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Clarke, P.D. and Wadsworth, W.J. (1970) Scott. J. Geol. 6, 20, anal. 4. [M.A. 72-568.]
Livingstone, A. and Macpherson, H.G. (1983) Fifth supplementary list of British minerals (Scottish). Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 47, n° 342, p. 99-105.

 
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