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Nentsberry Haggs Mine, Nent Valley, Alston Moor District, Cumbria, England, UK

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 54° 47' 57'' North , 2° 21' 50'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 54.79924,-2.36403
UK National Grid Reference:NY766450
Other regions containing this locality:Northern Pennine Orefield, England, UK
The Pennines, England, UK
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Other/historical region names associated with this locality:North Pennines; North and Western Region; Cumberland


Grid reference is GPS confirmed.
Gated portal on the north side of Nenthead - Alston road 150 yards west of Nentsberry Bridge. The level is now collapsed and the Cumbrian workings are only accessible via Brownley Hill Mine. Many of the veins worked from this level are over the county border in Northumberland and some of these can be accessed by Wellhope shaft.

Mineral List


17 valid minerals.

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Bashkirian - Visean
315.2 - 346.7 Ma



ID: 2031508
Yoredale Group

Age: Carboniferous (315.2 - 346.7 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Yoredale Group

Lithology: Limestone with subordinate sandstone and argillaceous rocks

Reference: British Geological Survey. DiGMapGB-625. British Geological Survey ©NERC. [23]

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References

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Bridges, T.F. and Green, D.I (2008) Baryte formation in supergene environments in the Caldbeck Fells, Cumbria. Journal of the Russell Society, vol. 11, 48-50.

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