Sharkham Point Mine, Brixham, South Devon, Devon, England, UK
Open cast cliff top iron mine exploiting the botryoidal masses of hematite occurring in the shales. Specimens are abundant on St Mary's beach below. This mine also produced ochre for antirust paint produced by the Torbay Paint Co which held the contract for painting the Victoria Falls Bridge.
Ref: Perkins J.W. (1971), Geology Explained in South & East Devon, David & Charles, Newton Abbot.
| Baryte|| Calcite|| Hematite|
3 entries listed. 3 valid minerals.
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