Barrasford Quarry, Barrasford, Northumberland, England, UK
Roadstone quarry operated by Tarmac on the outcrop of the Whin Sill, also produces some Oxford Limestone.
UK Grid Reference: NY949766
Mineralisation occurs in amygdales within the whin and also as small mineral veins. The veins are of two types quartz/calcite veins, some stevensite has been found in this situation and also as strings containing sulphides in a quartz/calcite gangue.
Vesuvianite has been found in the limestone at the contact with the whin.
12 entries listed. 11 valid minerals.
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Locality Updated: Viana do Alentejo, Évora District, PortugalFrom Rui Nunes, 18th Dec 2013 13:20:30