Kilranelagh, Co. Wicklow, Ireland
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||52° 56' 56'' North , 6° 38' 43'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||52.94910,-6.64528|
|Köppen climate type:||Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate|
Occurrence of vesuvianite in "a primitive rock consisting of feldspar, quartz and garnet" (Phillips, 1823).
2 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 - Silurian|
358.9 - 443.8 Ma
|Paleozoic intrusive rocks|
Age: Paleozoic (358.9 - 443.8 Ma)
Lithology: Intrusive igneous 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. 
443.8 - 485.4 Ma
|S Mayo trough; S Connemara Group; SW Curlew Mountains; Tyrone; Longford-Down massif; Ribband Group; Tagoat Group; Duncannon Grp.|
Age: Ordovician (443.8 - 485.4 Ma)
Stratigraphic Name: Connemara Group; Ribband Group; Tagoat Group; Duncannon Group
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.