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Castle Rock, City of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 55° 56' 54'' North , 3° 12' 2'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 55.94861,-3.20083
GeoHash:G#: gcvwr1jhr
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Other/historical names associated with this locality:Mid Lothian


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Lothian, Scotland, UK

55 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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2 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Pectolite
Formula: NaCa2Si3O8(OH)
Reference: F. Rutley: "Elements of Mineralogy", 12th Ed. (1900)
Prehnite
Formula: Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Reference: F. Rutley: "Elements of Mineralogy", 12th Ed. (1900)

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 9 - Silicates
'Pectolite'9.DG.05NaCa2Si3O8(OH)
'Prehnite'9.DP.20Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=3
Pectolite65.2.1.4aNaCa2Si3O8(OH)
Group 72 - PHYLLOSILICATES Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings
Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings with 4-membered rings
Prehnite72.1.3.1Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H PectoliteNaCa2Si3O8(OH)
H PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
OOxygen
O PectoliteNaCa2Si3O8(OH)
O PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
NaSodium
Na PectoliteNaCa2Si3O8(OH)
AlAluminium
Al PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si PectoliteNaCa2Si3O8(OH)
Si PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca PectoliteNaCa2Si3O8(OH)
Ca PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2

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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Early Carboniferous
323.2 - 358.9 Ma



ID: 3186080
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Mississippian (323.2 - 358.9 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]

Early Carboniferous
323.2 - 358.9 Ma



ID: 3162391
Early Carboniferous sandstone

Age: Mississippian (323.2 - 358.9 Ma)

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

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]

Osagean - Tournaisian
343.5 - 358.9 Ma



ID: 2036276
Inverclyde Group

Age: Mississippian (343.5 - 358.9 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Inverclyde Group

Lithology: Sandstone, siltstone and mudstone

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

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