Croughaun Hill, Kilmacthomas, Co. Waterford, Ireland
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||52° 15' 1'' North , 7° 26' 45'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||52.25028,-7.44611|
|Köppen climate type:||Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate|
Outcrop of conglomerate veined with quartz carrying occasional sky-blue beryl. Irish grid ref. S 37352 10051 (determined by global positioning system). When revisited in 2009 it was found to be in a young forestry plantation and the trees and dense vegetation made it completely inaccessible.
1 valid mineral.
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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323.2 - 358.9 Ma
|Paleozoic sedimentary rocks|
Age: Mississippian (323.2 - 358.9 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. 
443.8 - 485.4 Ma
|S Mayo trough; S Connemara Group; SW Curlew Mountains; Tyrone; Longford-Down massif; Ribband Group; Tagoat Group; Duncannon Grp.|
Age: Ordovician (443.8 - 485.4 Ma)
Stratigraphic Name: Connemara Group; Ribband Group; Tagoat Group; Duncannon Group
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.