Gipsy Lane Pit facts for kids
|Site of Special Scientific Interest|
|Area of Search||Leicestershire|
|Area||0.5 hectares (1.2 acres)|
|Location map||Magic Map|
This site is important to geologists for its Triassic stratigraphy, and to mineralogists as it is rich in sulphides, some of which are unidentified and imperfectly understood compounds. Natural England describes the site's interest as "unique in Britain, and possibly internationally".
The stie is private land with no public access.
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