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Marblaegis Mine, East Leake, Rushcliffe, Nottinghamshire, England, UKi
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East LeakeCivil Parish
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 52° 50' 39'' North , 1° 10' 37'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 52.84444,-1.17722
GeoHash:G#: gcrhthnc0
UK National Grid Reference:SK554278
Owned/operated by:British Gypsum Saint-Gobain (100%) - a subsidiary of Saint-Gobain Gyproc
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
East Leake6,337 (2018)1.6km
Costock337 (2018)2.4km
Gotham1,563 (2018)3.2km
Rempstone367 (2018)3.9km
Wysall431 (2018)5.0km


Working mine operated by British Gypsum

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
British IslesGroup of Islands

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


1 valid mineral.

Detailed Mineral List:

Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
OOxygen
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
SSulfur
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
CaCalcium
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O

Regional Geology

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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Late Cretaceous
66 - 100.5 Ma



ID: 3191056
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. [154]

Triassic
201.3 - 251.902 Ma



ID: 2030469
Triassic Rocks (Undifferentiated)

Age: Triassic (201.3 - 251.902 Ma)

Lithology: Mudstone, siltstone and sandstone

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

Late Triassic - Middle Triassic
201.3 - 247.2 Ma



ID: 3143835
Middle Triassic claystone

Age: Triassic (201.3 - 247.2 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{claystone}, Minor{siltstone,sandstone,gypsum}

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]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License


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