Barrasford Quarry, Barrasford, Northumberland, England, UKThis page is currently not sponsored. Click here to sponsor this page.
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.
var: Smoky Quartz
15 entries listed. 12 valid minerals.
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B. A. O. Randall (1959) Stevensite from the Whin Sill in the Region of the North Tyne. Mineralogical Magazine 32:218-225