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Cilifor Top (Hill), Llanrhidian, Swansea, Wales, UK

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 51° 36' 42'' North , 4° 9' 39'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 51.61186,-4.16084
GeoHash:G#: gcjj97dhv
UK National Grid Reference:SS504926
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Other/historical names associated with this locality:West Glamorgan; Glamorgan


The site of an iron-age fort. The original outcrops are no longer exposed, but loose blocks of wavellite-bearing sandstone occur scattered on the heavily overgrown hillside.

Regions containing this locality

Glamorgan, Wales, UK

101 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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1 valid mineral.

Detailed Mineral List:

Wavellite
Formula: Al3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
Reference: BMS Database

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
'Wavellite'8.DC.50Al3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A3(XO4)2Zq·xH2O
Wavellite42.10.2.1Al3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
OOxygen
O WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
FFluorine
F WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
AlAluminium
Al WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
PPhosphorus
P WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O

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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Late Carboniferous
298.9 - 323.2 Ma



ID: 3136571
Late Carboniferous claystone

Age: Pennsylvanian (298.9 - 323.2 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{claystone}, Minor{siltstone,sandstone,coal}

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]

Namurian
315 - 330.9 Ma



ID: 2028657
Millstone Grit Group [See Also Migr]

Age: Carboniferous (315 - 330.9 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Millstone Grit Group

Lithology: Mudstone, siltstone and sandstone

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

Silurian
419.2 - 443.8 Ma



ID: 3185808
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Silurian (419.2 - 443.8 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. [154]

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