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Bigrigg Mine, Bigrigg, Egremont, Copeland, Cumbria, England, UKi
Regional Level Types
Bigrigg MineMine
BigriggVillage
EgremontCivil Parish
CopelandDistrict
CumbriaCounty
EnglandConstituent Country
UKCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 54° 30' 2'' North , 3° 32' 23'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 54.50057,-3.53972
GeoHash:G#: gctqp3w2y
UK National Grid Reference:NY003128
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Moor Row787 (2018)1.6km
Egremont6,222 (2018)2.5km
Cleator Moor6,936 (2018)2.8km
Saint Bees1,644 (2018)3.4km
Frizington1,737 (2018)5.4km
Other/historical names associated with this locality:North and Western Region; Cumberland


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Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
British IslesGroup of Islands
West Cumberland Iron Field, Copeland, Cumbria, England, UKOre Field

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


10 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: No reference listed
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: No reference listed
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: No reference listed
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Paul Nicholson collection
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: No reference listed
Hausmannite
Formula: Mn2+Mn3+2O4
Reference: [Specimen in the Natural History Museum, London]
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: No reference listed
Manganite
Formula: Mn3+O(OH)
Reference: No reference listed
'Psilomelane'
Reference: No reference listed
Pyrolusite
Formula: Mn4+O2
Reference: No reference listed
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Paul Nicholson collection

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hausmannite4.BB.10Mn2+Mn3+2O4
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Manganite4.FD.15Mn3+O(OH)
Pyrolusite4.DB.05Mn4+O2
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Aragonite5.AB.15CaCO3
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Psilomelane'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
AX2
Pyrolusite4.4.1.4Mn4+O2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Manganite6.1.3.1Mn3+O(OH)
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Hausmannite7.2.7.1Mn2+Mn3+2O4
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Aragonite-CaCO3
'Psilomelane'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H ManganiteMn3+O(OH)
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C AragoniteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
O HausmanniteMn2+Mn23+O4
O AragoniteCaCO3
O BaryteBaSO4
O HematiteFe2O3
O ManganiteMn3+O(OH)
O PyrolusiteMn4+O2
O QuartzSiO2
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S BaryteBaSO4
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
MnManganese
Mn HausmanniteMn2+Mn23+O4
Mn ManganiteMn3+O(OH)
Mn PyrolusiteMn4+O2
FeIron
Fe HematiteFe2O3
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4

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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Triassic
201.3 - 251.902 Ma



ID: 3186708
Mesozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Triassic (201.3 - 251.902 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

Late Carboniferous
298.9 - 323.2 Ma



ID: 3161081
Late Carboniferous claystone

Age: Pennsylvanian (298.9 - 323.2 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{claystone}, Minor{siltstone,sandstone,coal}

Reference: Asch, K. The 1:5M International Geological Map of Europe and Adjacent Areas: Development and Implementation of a GIS-enabled Concept. Geologisches Jahrbuch, SA 3. [147]

Mississippian
323.2 - 358.9 Ma



ID: 2036644
Dinantian Rocks (Undifferentiated)

Age: Mississippian (323.2 - 358.9 Ma)

Lithology: Limestone with subordinate sandstone and argillaceous rocks

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

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License


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