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Rockall Island, Outer Hebrides (Na h-Eileanan Siar), Scotland, UK

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 57° 35' 45'' North , 13° 41' 13'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 57.59611,-13.68722
GeoHash:G#: gdnr8t138
Locality type:Island

Situated about 294 km W of St. Kilda islands.

Including the Apex Ridge area.

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12 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

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    • Outer Hebrides (Na h-Eileanan Siar)

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Sabine, P.A. (1960) The geology of Rockall, North Atlantic. Bulletin of the Geological Survey of Great Britain, 16, 166. [M.A. 14, 507.]
Livingstone, A. and Macpherson, H.G. (1983) Fifth supplementary list of British minerals (Scottish). Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 47, n° 342, 99-105.
Ryback, G., Nawaz, R. and Farley, E. (1988) Seventh supplementary list of British Isles minerals (Irish). Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 52, n° 365, 267-274.
Kristiansen, R. (2000) Eksotiske mineral-lokaliteter (Exotic mineral-locations). STEIN 27 (2), 20-24.
Tindle, A.G. (2008) Minerals of Britain and Ireland. Terra Publications, Harpenden. 616 pp.

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