Strontian, North West Highlands, Scotland, UK
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||56° 41' 43'' North , 5° 34' 16'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||56.69539,-5.57118|
|Köppen climate type:||Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate|
|Other/historical region names associated with this locality:||Argyllshire|
Old mining district.
The type locality for two Sr minerals, and the reason for the naming of the element Sr.
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26 valid minerals. 2 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.
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252.17 - 541 Ma
|Paleozoic intrusive rocks|
Age: Paleozoic (252.17 - 541 Ma)
Lithology: Intrusive igneous 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. 
|Early Devonian - Ludlow|
393.3 - 427.4 Ma
|Unnamed Igneous Intrusion, Late Silurian To Early Devonian|
Age: Paleozoic (393.3 - 427.4 Ma)
Reference: British Geological Survey. DiGMapGB-625. British Geological Survey ©NERC. 
|Silurian - Cambrian|
419.2 - 541 Ma