Mowbray Mine, Frizington, West Cumberland Iron Field, North and Western Region (Cumberland), Cumbria, England, UK
One of the major specimen-producing mines in the West Cumbrian (formerly Cumberland) Iron Field. The principal ore mineral recovered was hematite. The main period of activity for most mines in the orefield was mid-19th to early 20th centuries, though some mines in the southern portion of the district including the Florence-Beckrmet-Ullcoats complex and Halle Moor Mine continued into the latter 20th century.
5 entries listed. 5 valid minerals.
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Symes, R. F., and B. Young, 2008, Minerals of Northern England, National Museums of Scotland and Natural History Museum, London, 208 p.
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