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Sgurr nam Boc, Glen Brittle, Minginish, Isle of Skye, Highland, Scotland, UKi
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Sgurr nam Boc- not defined -
Glen Brittle- not defined -
Minginish- not defined -
Isle of Skye- not defined -
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
57° 12' 16'' North , 6° 22' 25'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
UK National Grid Reference:
NG359211
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Portree2,410 (2017)25.5km
Broadford760 (2017)28.1km
Other/historical names associated with this locality:
Inverness-shire


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Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
British IslesGroup of Islands
North Atlantic Igneous ProvinceLarge Igneous Province

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


6 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Analcime
Formula: Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Reference: No reference listed
'Apophyllite'
Reference: No reference listed
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: No reference listed
'Chabazite'
'Heulandite subgroup'
Reference: UKJMM Vol.29 p.16
Laumontite
Formula: CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Reference: No reference listed
Mesolite
Formula: Na2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Reference: UKJMM Vol.29 p.16
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: No reference listed
Stilbite-Ca
Formula: NaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
Reference: UKJMM Vol.29 p.16

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Analcime9.GB.05Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Laumontite9.GB.10CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Mesolite9.GA.05Na2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Stilbite-Ca9.GE.10NaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apophyllite'-
'Chabazite'-
'Heulandite subgroup'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Analcime77.1.1.1Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Laumontite77.1.1.4CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Mesolite77.1.5.4Na2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Stilbite-Ca77.1.4.3NaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Apophyllite'-
'Chabazite'-
'Heulandite subgroup'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
H LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
H MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
H Stilbite-CaNaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
O CalciteCaCO3
O LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
O MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
O QuartzSiO2
O Stilbite-CaNaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
NaSodium
Na AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Na MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Na Stilbite-CaNaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
AlAluminium
Al AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Al LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Al MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Al Stilbite-CaNaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
SiSilicon
Si AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Si LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Si MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Stilbite-CaNaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Ca MesoliteNa2Ca2Si9Al6O30 · 8H2O
Ca Stilbite-CaNaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O

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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Paleocene
56 - 66 Ma



ID: 3161798
Palaeocene basalt

Age: Paleocene (56 - 66 Ma)

Lithology: Basalt 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. [147]

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

References

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Jackson, B. (2011): Minerals from the Tertiary Lavas and the Cambro-Ordovician Skarns on Isle of Skye, Scotland. Norsk Bergverksmuseum Skrift. 46: 11-16


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