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Littleham Bay, Budleigh Salterton, East Devon, Devon, England, UK
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UK Grid Reference: SY039802
Latitude: 50°36'46"N
Longitude: 3°21'30"W
 
 
A red-bed deposit of Cu, V, Co, Ni, U, that has weathered in proximity with saltwater.

Mineral List

Actinolite
Algodonite
Annabergite
Aragonite
Atacamite
Azurite
Baryte
Bornite
Calcite
Carnotite
Chalcocite
Chalcopyrite
'Chlorite Group'
Clausthalite
Coffinite
Copper
Covellite
Cuprite
Digenite
Djurleite
Dolomite
Domeykite
Erythrite
Galena
Goethite
Gold
Gypsum
Hematite
Huemulite
Langisite
Lavendulan
'Limonite'
Malachite
Maucherite
Metatyuyamunite
Molybdomenite
Montroseite
Nickeline
Nontronite
Paramelaconite
Paramontroseite
Pararammelsbergite
Pascoite
Posnjakite
Pyrite
Pyrolusite
Pyrrhotite
Quartz
Quartz
var: Amethyst

Rammelsbergite
Roscoelite
Sanidine
Schorl
Silver
'Smectite Group'
Tenorite
Trona
Tyuyamunite
Uraninite
Vésigniéite
Volborthite


61 entries listed. 57 valid minerals.

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References

Carter, G. E. L., 'An occurrence of vanadiferous nodules in the Permian beds of south Devon,(1931), Min. Mag., Vol. 22, p.609-613.

- Article in the Russell Society newsletter (2000).

- “The uranium-thorium and rare earth element geochemistry of reduction nodules from Budleigh Salterton, Devon” (University of Bristol).
Proceedings of the Ussher Society, 8 (1994), 214-218.

- Milodowski, A.E., Styles, M.T., Horstwood, M.S.A. and Kemp, S.J. 2002. Alteration of uraniferous and native copper concretions in the Permian mudrocks of [Littleham Cove, near Budleigh Salterton] south Devon, United Kingdom: A natural analogue study of the corrosion of copper canisters and radiolysis effects in a repository for spent nuclear fuel. By A. E. Milodowski, M. T. Styles, M. S. A. Horstwood and S. J. Kemp of the British Geological Survey, Keyworth, Nottingham, March 2002. Technical Report, TR-02-09 for SKB, Svensk Karnbranslehantering AB, Swedish Nuclear Fuel and Waste Management Co., Stockholm, Sweden.

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