Ward of Silwick, West Mainland, Mainland, Shetland Islands, Scotland, UK
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||60° 9' 49'' North , 1° 28' 25'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||60.16376,-1.47384|
|UK National Grid Reference:||HU292422|
|Köppen climate type:||Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate|
Weathered boulders of scapolite (variety: marialite) amongst ruins at end of track. They weather white on the outside, but are often pale pink on the inside. Thorite and zircon are present as microscopic inclusions.
3 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.
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|Devonian - Cambrian|
358.9 - 541 Ma
|Igneous: intrusive; Intrusive: undivided|
Age: Paleozoic (358.9 - 541 Ma)
Description: Arctic-North Atlantic region, Faroe Islands, Shetland Platform
Comments: Continental shelf; Sigmond, 2002; Solli, unpublished compilation, 2007-08
Lithology: Plutonic rocks, intrusive complex, batholith
Reference: J.C. Harrison, M.R. St-Onge, O.V. Petrov, S.I. Strelnikov, B.G. Lopatin, F.H. Wilson, S. Tella, D. Paul, T. Lynds, S.P. Shokalsky, C.K. Hults, S. Bergman, H.F. Jepsen, and A. Solli. Geological map of the Arctic. doi:10.4095/287868. Geological Survey of Canada Map 2159A. 
|Early Devonian - Ludlow|
393.3 - 427.4 Ma
|Unnamed Igneous Intrusion, Late Silurian To Early Devonian|
Age: Paleozoic (393.3 - 427.4 Ma)
Reference: British Geological Survey. DiGMapGB-625. British Geological Survey ©NERC.