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Caldbeck Fells, Cumbria, England, UK

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Entry to the Caldbeck Fells

Caldbeck Fells, Cumbria, England, UK
Coffin level entrance Roughtongill.

Caldbeck Fells, Cumbria, England, UK
Entry to the Caldbeck Fells

Caldbeck Fells, Cumbria, England, UK
Coffin level entrance Roughtongill.

Caldbeck Fells, Cumbria, England, UK
Entry to the Caldbeck Fells

Caldbeck Fells, Cumbria, England, UK
Coffin level entrance Roughtongill.

Caldbeck Fells, Cumbria, England, UK
 
Location is approximate, based on center of defined region.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 54° North , 3° West (est.)
Other/historical region names associated with this locality:North and Western Region; Cumberland


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Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

Acanthite

Adamite

'Agardite'

Agardite-(La)

Aikinite

Allophane

Alunite

Anglesite

Ankerite

Annabergite

Antimony

Antlerite

'Apatite'

'Apatite Group'

Aragonite

Arsendescloizite

Arseniosiderite

Arsenopyrite

Arsentsumebite

Asbolane

Atacamite

Aurichalcite

Azurite

Bariopharmacosiderite

Baryte

Bayldonite

Beaverite-(Cu)

Bechererite

Beraunite

Berthierite

Beryl

Beudantite

'Bindheimite'

Bismite

Bismuth

Bismuthinite

Bismutite

Bornite

Boulangerite

Bournonite

Breithauptite

'Brewsterite'

Brianyoungite

Brochantite

Cacoxenite

Calcite

Caledonite

Carminite

Carpholite

Cassiterite

Cerussite

Cesàrolite

Chalcocite

Chalcophyllite

Chalcopyrite

Chenevixite

Chenite

Chlorargyrite

'Chlorite Group'

Chrysocolla

Cinnabar

Claudetite

var: Antimonian Claudetite

Clinochlore

'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'

Conichalcite

Connellite

Copper

Corkite

Cornubite

Cornwallite

Coronadite

Corundum

Cosalite

Covellite

Cryptomelane

Cubanite

Cuprite

Cyanotrichite

Descloizite

Devilline

Digenite

Djurleite

Dolomite

Dufrénite

Duftite

var: Calcio-duftite

Elyite

Epidote

Erythrite

'Feldspar Group'

Ferrimolybdite

Fluorapatite

Fluorite

Fraipontite

Fülöppite

Galena

'Garnet'

Gersdorffite

Goethite

Gold

Gypsum

Hedleyite

Hedyphane

Hematite

Hemimorphite

Hinsdalite

Hisingerite

Hübnerite

Hydrocerussite

Hydrozincite

Ianbruceite

Ilmenite

Ingodite

Jamesonite

Jarosite

'Joséite'

Joséite-B

Kaolinite

Kermesite

Kintoreite

Köttigite

Krupkaite

Lanarkite

Langite

Lavendulan

Leadhillite

Lepidocrocite

Libethenite

'Limonite'

Linarite

Liroconite

Macphersonite

Malachite

'Manganese Oxides'

Manganite

Marcasite

Mattheddleite

Mawbyite

'Mica Group'

Microcline

Mimetite

var: Campylite

Molybdenite

Mottramite

Muscovite

var: Gilbertite

var: Illite

Olivenite

Orthoclase

Palygorskite

Parahopeite

Parasymplesite

Parnauite

Pectolite

Petitjeanite

Pharmacosiderite

Phaunouxite

Philipsburgite

Phosphohedyphane

Pitticite

Plumbogummite

Plumbojarosite

Posnjakite

Powellite

Prehnite

Preisingerite

Pseudomalachite

'Psilomelane'

Pyrite

Pyrolusite

Pyromorphite

Pyrrhotite

Quartz

var: Chalcedony

var: Milky Quartz

var: Rock Crystal

Queitite

Ramsbeckite

Redgillite (TL)

Rhodochrosite

Rockbridgeite

Romanèchite

Rooseveltite

Rosasite

Rutile

Scheelite

Schulenbergite

Schultenite

Scorodite

Scotlandite

Segnitite

Semseyite

Senarmontite

Serpierite

Siderite

Silver

Smithsonite

Sphalerite

'Stibiconite'

Stibnite

Stilbite-Ca

Stolzite

Strashimirite

Strengite

Strontianite

Sulphur

Susannite

Switzerite

Sylvanite

Symplesite

Talc

Tennantite

Tenorite

Tetradymite

Tetrahedrite

'Tourmaline'

Tremolite

Tsumebite

Tungstite

Turquoise

Tyrolite

Uraninite

Vanadinite

Vivianite

'Wad'

Witherite

'Wolframite'

Wooldridgeite

Wroewolfeite

Wulfenite

Yarrowite

Zálesíite

Zinkenite


208 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Geochronology

Mineralization age: Early Jurassic : 189 Ma to 178 Ma

Important note: This table is based only on rock and mineral ages recorded below and is not necessarily a complete representation of the geochronology, but does give an indication of possible mineralization events relevant to this locality. As more age information is added this table may expand in the future. A break in the table simply indicates a lack of data entered here, not necessarily a break in the geologic sequence. Grey background entries are from different, related, localities.

Geologic TimeRocks, Minerals and Events
Phanerozoic
 Mesozoic
  Jurassic
   Early Jurassic
ⓘ Illite (youngest age)178 MaRoughton Gill Mine, Roughton Gill, Caldbeck Fells, Cumbria, England, UK
ⓘ Illite (oldest age)189 MaRoughton Gill Mine, Roughton Gill, Caldbeck Fells, Cumbria, England, UK

Localities in this Region


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References

Palache, C., Berman, H., and Frondel, C. (1951) The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 893.

Kingsbury, A.W.G. and Hartley, J. (1956) New occurrences of vanadium minerals (mottramite, descloizite, and vanadinite) in the Caldbeck area of Cumberland. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 31, n° 235, 289-295.

Eastwood, T., Hollingworth, S.E., Rose, W.C.C., and Trotter, F.M. (1968) Geology of the country around Cockermouth and Caldbeck. Memoirs of the Geological Survey of Great Britain.

Hartley, J. (1984) A list of minerals associated with the ore deposits of the Caldbeck Fells, Cumbria. Transactions of the Leeds Geological Association, 10, 22-39.

Cooper, M.P., Green, D.I., and Braithwaite, R.S.W (1988) The occurrence of mattheddleite in the Caldbeck Fells, Cumbria: a preliminary note. UK Journal of Mines & Minerals, 5, 21.

Cooper, M.P. and Stanley, C.J. (1990) Minerals of the English Lake district: Caldbeck Fells. Natural History Museum Publications, London, 160 pp.

Cooper, M.P. and Stanley, C.J. (1991) Famous mineral localities: Pyromorphite group minerals from the Caldbeck Fells, Cumbria, England. Mineralogical Record, 22(2), 105-122.

Neall, T. and Leppington, M. (1994) Cinnabar from the Caldbeck Fells, Cumbria, England. Journal of the Russell Society, 5(2), 123-124.

Cooper, M.P. and Stanley, C.J. (1997) Die Mineralien von Caldbeck Fells, Cumberland, England. Lapis 22(3), 13-34 (in German).

Smith, R., Murphy, S., and Allison, W. (2001) The lost German mines at Caldbeck. Transactions of the Cumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian and Archaeological Society, 1, 89-104.

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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