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Penarth beach, Penarth, Vale of Glamorgan, Wales, UKi
Regional Level Types
Penarth beachBeach
Penarth- not defined -
Vale of GlamorganCounty Borough
WalesCountry
UKCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
51° 25' 54'' North , 3° 10' 0'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
UK National Grid Reference:
ST189710
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Penarth23,437 (2013)0.9km
Dinas Powys7,738 (2011)3.3km
Cardiff447,287 (2017)5.4km
Wenvoe1,155 (2017)6.9km
Barry54,673 (2017)8.9km
Other/historical names associated with this locality:
South Glamorgan; Glamorgan


Various locations along the cliffs and foreshore north and south of Penarth. The cliffs are unstable and rockfalls common.

Yellow jarosite crusts occur on shale in sea cliffs a short distance south of Penarth.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
British IslesGroup of Islands
Glamorgan, Wales, UK

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


6 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: No reference listed
Celestine
Formula: SrSO4
Reference: No reference listed
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: No reference listed
Jarosite
Formula: KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: National Museum of Wales database
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: No reference listed
Strontianite
Formula: SrCO3
Reference: No reference listed

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Strontianite5.AB.15SrCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Celestine7.AD.35SrSO4
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Jarosite7.BC.10KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Strontianite14.1.3.3SrCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Celestine28.3.1.2SrSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Jarosite30.2.5.1KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C StrontianiteSrCO3
OOxygen
O CelestineSrSO4
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O CalciteCaCO3
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O StrontianiteSrCO3
O JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
SSulfur
S CelestineSrSO4
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
KPotassium
K JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
CaCalcium
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca CalciteCaCO3
FeIron
Fe JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
CuCopper
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
SrStrontium
Sr CelestineSrSO4
Sr StrontianiteSrCO3

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