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Rubislaw Quarry, Aberdeen City, Scotland, UKi
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Aberdeen CityCity
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
57° 8' 22'' North , 2° 8' 49'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
UK National Grid Reference:
NJ911054
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Cults3,500 (2013)2.8km
Aberdeen196,670 (2017)3.0km
Kingswells4,750 (2017)5.1km
Cove7,060 (2018)5.8km
Milltimber2,660 (2017)6.9km
Other/historical names associated with this locality:
Aberdeenshire


Once the principal granite quarry in Aberdeen city and reputedly the deepest manmade open hole in Europe. Now disused, flooded and fenced-off.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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2 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Andradite
Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Reference: No reference listed
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: No reference listed

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 9 - Silicates
Andradite9.AD.25Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Beryl9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Andradite51.4.3b.1Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
Beryl61.1.1.1Be3Al2(Si6O18)

List of minerals for each chemical element

BeBeryllium
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
OOxygen
O AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
AlAluminium
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
SiSilicon
Si AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
CaCalcium
Ca AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
FeIron
Fe AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3

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