Mellan Rairigidh south slope, Fannich, North West Highlands, Scotland, UK
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||57° 40' 43'' North , 4° 58' 52'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||57.67862,-4.98123|
|Köppen climate type:||Cfc : Subpolar oceanic climate|
|Other/historical region names associated with this locality:||Meall an Rairigidh, Ross-shire; Ross & Cromarty|
Heddle's reference records this as: "Ross-Shire. Fannich, 1,000 feet up the south slope of Meallan Rairgidh, brilliant in colour."
The 1901 Ordnance Gazetteer of Scotland lists Meall an Rairigidh at 3109 feet.
1 valid mineral.
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541 - 1000 Ma
|Proterozoic III quartzite|
Age: Neoproterozoic (541 - 1000 Ma)
Description: undifferentiated metamorphic
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. 
|Neoproterozoic - Stenian|
541 - 1200 Ma
|Mesoproterozoic-Neoproterozoic crystalline metamorphic rocks|
Age: Proterozoic (541 - 1200 Ma)
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. 
541 - 1000 Ma