Cononish Gold mine, Tyndrum, Stirling District, Scotland, UK
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||56° 25' 7'' North , 4° 46' 17'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||56.41863,-4.77159|
|Köppen climate type:||Cfc : Subpolar oceanic climate|
A pyrite-rich galena-bearing quartz vein, carrying economic quantities of silver and gold.
Small scale production started by Scotgold Resources 2016.
Commodity ListThis is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded at this locality.
8 valid minerals.
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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541 - 1000 Ma
541 - 1000 Ma
|Proterozoic III mica|
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.