Craigahulliar Quarry, Portrush, Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland, UK
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||55° 11' 27'' North , 6° 37' 3'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||55.19093,-6.61760|
|Other regions containing this locality:||North Atlantic Igneous Province|
|Köppen climate type:||Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate|
Site is currently being used for landfill, but areas of geological interest are to be preserved and may form part of a geological trail. Collecting is not encouraged.
3 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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23.03 - 66 Ma
|Cenozoic volcanic rocks|
Age: Paleogene (23.03 - 66 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. 
23.03 - 66 Ma
|Unnamed Extrusive Rocks, Palaeogene|
56 - 66 Ma