|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||52° 22' 59'' North , 2° 35' 48'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||52.38314,-2.59671|
|Owned/operated by:||MQP Ltd (100%)|
|Köppen climate type:||Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate|
A dolerite quarry exploiting the dolerite underneath the previous opencast coal mine where 320,000 tonnes of coal were removed between 1988 and 1992.
Regions containing this locality
|Eurasian Plate||Tectonic Plate|
|British Isles||Group of Islands|
|West Midlands, England, UK||Region|
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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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|Permian - Carboniferous|
251.902 - 358.9 Ma
|Unnamed Igneous Intrusion, Carboniferous To Permian|
Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 358.9 Ma)
Lithology: Mafic igneous-rock
Reference: British Geological Survey. DiGMapGB-625. British Geological Survey ©NERC. 
393.3 - 419.2 Ma
|Early Devonian sandstone|
419.2 - 443.8 Ma
|Paleozoic sedimentary rocks|
Age: Silurian (419.2 - 443.8 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.