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Tal y Fan, Northern Snowdonia, Conwy, Wales, UK

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 53° 14' 5'' North , 3° 54' 10'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 53.2349438923, -3.90303218818
UK National Grid Reference:SH730726
Other/historical region names associated with this locality:Gwynedd; Caernarvonshire
Other regions containing this locality:Snowdonia National Park, Wales, UK

Ref.: Eur. J. Mineral. , 1993, 5, pp. 925-935.

Greenschist facies Ordovician metabasite intrusions.

Ref.: Bevins, R.E. and Merriman, R.J. (1988) Compositional controls on coexisting prehnite-actinolite and prehnite-pumpellyite facies assemblages in the Tal y Fan metabasite intrusion, North Wales: implications for Caledonian metamorphic field gradients. Journal of Metamorphic Geology, 6, 17-39.

note: Grid ref. is for the summit of Tal y Fan and is not a specific location.

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11 valid minerals.

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