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Dunseverick, Giant's Causeway, Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland, UKi
Regional Level Types
Dunseverick- not defined -
Giant's Causeway- not defined -
Co. Antrim- not defined -
Northern IrelandConstituent Country
UKCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 55° 14' 2'' North , 6° 26' 10'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 55.23409,-6.43637
GeoHash:G#: gcg6jx11v
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Ballintoy Harbour2,103 (2018)4.4km
Bushmills1,309 (2016)6.2km
Ballycastle5,566 (2016)12.7km
Portrush6,684 (2016)14.2km
Coleraine25,681 (2016)18.4km


Amygdules in basalts.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
British IslesGroup of Islands
North Atlantic Igneous ProvinceLarge Igneous Province
Ireland (island)Island

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


7 valid minerals.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Cowlesite9.GG.05CaAl2Si3O10 · 6H2O
Erionite-Na9.GD.20(Na2,K2,Ca)2[Al4Si14O36] · 15H2O
'Gismondine'9..
Gobbinsite9.GC.05Na5(Si11Al5)O32 · 11H2O
Paulingite-K9.GC.35(K2,Ca,Na2,Ba)5[Al10Si35O90] · 45H2O
Scolecite9.GA.05CaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Stellerite9.GE.15Ca4(Si28Al8)O72 · 28H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chabazite'-
'Lévyne'-
'Phillipsite'-
'Stilbite subgroup'-
'Thomsonite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Cowlesite77.1.5.8CaAl2Si3O10 · 6H2O
'Gismondine'77.1.3.1
Gobbinsite77.1.3.4Na5(Si11Al5)O32 · 11H2O
'Lévyne'77.1.2.8
Scolecite77.1.5.5CaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Stellerite77.1.4.4Ca4(Si28Al8)O72 · 28H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Chabazite'-
Erionite-Na-(Na2,K2,Ca)2[Al4Si14O36] · 15H2O
Paulingite-K-(K2,Ca,Na2,Ba)5[Al10Si35O90] · 45H2O
'Phillipsite'-
'Stilbite subgroup'-
'Thomsonite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H GobbinsiteNa5(Si11Al5)O32 · 11H2O
H CowlesiteCaAl2Si3O10 · 6H2O
H Paulingite-K(K2,Ca,Na2,Ba)5[Al10Si35O90] · 45H2O
H Erionite-Na(Na2,K2,Ca)2[Al4Si14O36] · 15H2O
H ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
H StelleriteCa4(Si28Al8)O72 · 28H2O
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
O GobbinsiteNa5(Si11Al5)O32 · 11H2O
O CowlesiteCaAl2Si3O10 · 6H2O
O Paulingite-K(K2,Ca,Na2,Ba)5[Al10Si35O90] · 45H2O
O Erionite-Na(Na2,K2,Ca)2[Al4Si14O36] · 15H2O
O ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
O StelleriteCa4(Si28Al8)O72 · 28H2O
NaSodium
Na GobbinsiteNa5(Si11Al5)O32 · 11H2O
Na Paulingite-K(K2,Ca,Na2,Ba)5[Al10Si35O90] · 45H2O
Na Erionite-Na(Na2,K2,Ca)2[Al4Si14O36] · 15H2O
AlAluminium
Al GobbinsiteNa5(Si11Al5)O32 · 11H2O
Al CowlesiteCaAl2Si3O10 · 6H2O
Al Paulingite-K(K2,Ca,Na2,Ba)5[Al10Si35O90] · 45H2O
Al Erionite-Na(Na2,K2,Ca)2[Al4Si14O36] · 15H2O
Al ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Al StelleriteCa4(Si28Al8)O72 · 28H2O
SiSilicon
Si GobbinsiteNa5(Si11Al5)O32 · 11H2O
Si CowlesiteCaAl2Si3O10 · 6H2O
Si Paulingite-K(K2,Ca,Na2,Ba)5[Al10Si35O90] · 45H2O
Si Erionite-Na(Na2,K2,Ca)2[Al4Si14O36] · 15H2O
Si ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Si StelleriteCa4(Si28Al8)O72 · 28H2O
KPotassium
K Paulingite-K(K2,Ca,Na2,Ba)5[Al10Si35O90] · 45H2O
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca CowlesiteCaAl2Si3O10 · 6H2O
Ca Paulingite-K(K2,Ca,Na2,Ba)5[Al10Si35O90] · 45H2O
Ca ScoleciteCaAl2Si3O10 · 3H2O
Ca StelleriteCa4(Si28Al8)O72 · 28H2O
BaBarium
Ba Paulingite-K(K2,Ca,Na2,Ba)5[Al10Si35O90] · 45H2O

Regional Geology

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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Paleogene
23.03 - 66 Ma



ID: 2032229
Unnamed Extrusive Rocks, Palaeogene

Age: Paleogene (23.03 - 66 Ma)

Lithology: Mafic lava and mafic tuff

Reference: British Geological Survey. DiGMapGB-625. British Geological Survey ©NERC. [23]

Paleogene
23.03 - 66 Ma



ID: 3191679
Cenozoic volcanic rocks

Age: Paleogene (23.03 - 66 Ma)

Lithology: Flood basalt(s); mafic volcanic 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]

Paleocene
56 - 66 Ma



ID: 3140482
Palaeocene undifferentiated

Age: Paleocene (56 - 66 Ma)

Lithology: Volcanic

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]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
Ryback, G., Nawaz, R. and Farley, E. (1988) Seventh Supplementary List of British Isles Minerals (Irish). Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 52, n° 365, pp.
Wilson O., Dyer A., Enamy H. (2003) Zeolites of the British Isles. British Micromount Society, Occasional Paper 15, 1-29.


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