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Clee Hill Quarry, Ludlow, Shropshire, England, UKi
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Clee Hill QuarryQuarry
Ludlow- not defined -
ShropshireCounty
EnglandConstituent Country
UKCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 52° 22' 59'' North , 2° 35' 48'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 52.38314,-2.59671
GeoHash:G#: gcq4hbj1u
Owned/operated by:MQP Ltd (100%)
Locality type:Quarry
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Cleobury Mortimer2,711 (2017)7.8km
Ludlow10,515 (2017)8.0km
Tenbury Wells3,849 (2018)8.0km
Ashford Carbonell321 (2017)9.0km
Brimfield751 (2017)10.9km


A dolerite quarry exploiting the dolerite underneath the previous opencast coal mine where 320,000 tonnes of coal were removed between 1988 and 1992.

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Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
British IslesGroup of Islands
West Midlands, England, UKRegion

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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



ID: 2027774
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. [23]

Early Devonian
393.3 - 419.2 Ma



ID: 3135645
Early Devonian sandstone

Age: Early Devonian (393.3 - 419.2 Ma)

Lithology: Sandstone

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]

Silurian
419.2 - 443.8 Ma



ID: 3185808
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. [154]

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