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Isle of Arran, North Ayrshire, Scotland, UKi
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Largest Settlements:
PlacePopulation
Isle of Arran5,058 (2012)
Lamlash1,030 (2017)
Brodick830 (2017)
Whiting Bay640 (2018)
Other/historical names associated with this locality:
Bute


The potential dehydrated K-dominant analogue of laumontite (UM1987-18-SiO:AlCaHKNa) occurs in a skarn formation arose between metachalk and agglomerates of the Central Ring Complex.

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23 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Steve Sorrell Collection
'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Reference: www.abdn.ac.uk/geology/profiles/auming/pitchstone/pitchstones.htm.
Allanite-(Ce)
Formula: {CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Analcime
Formula: Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine 1977 41 : 534-537
Augite
Formula: (CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Reference: www.abdn.ac.uk/geology/profiles/auming/pitchstone/pitchstones.htm.
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
'Biotite'
Formula: K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Reference: Steve Sorrell Collection
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Cressey, G. (1987): Skarn formation between metachalk and agglomerate in the Central Ring Complex, Isle of Arran, Scotland. Mineral. Mag.: 51: 231-246; in: Jambor, J.L., Burke, E.A.J., Ercit, T.S., Grice, J.D. (1988): New mineral Names. American Mineralogist: 73: 1498
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Reference: Halsall, T. J. (1980): Occurrence of copper mineralization on Isle of Arran, Scotland. Transactions of the Institution of Mining and Metallurgy, B89, B156-B157.
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: J.Ralph pers. coll.
Fayalite
Formula: Fe2+2SiO4
Reference: www.abdn.ac.uk/geology/profiles/auming/pitchstone/pitchstones.htm.
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine 1977 41 : 534-537
'Fergusonite'
Ferro-hornblende
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Fe2+4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Reference: www.abdn.ac.uk/geology/profiles/auming/pitchstone/pitchstones.htm.
Ferrosilite
Formula: FeSiO3
Reference: www.abdn.ac.uk/geology/profiles/auming/pitchstone/pitchstones.htm.
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Steve Sorrell Collection
'Gadolinite'
'Glass'
Reference: Harris, P.G. and Brindley, G.W. (1954) Mordenite as an alteration product of a pitchstone glass. American Mineralogist, 39, 819-824.
'Hypersthene'
Formula: (Mg,Fe)SiO3
Reference: www.abdn.ac.uk/geology/profiles/auming/pitchstone/pitchstones.htm.
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: www.abdn.ac.uk/geology/profiles/auming/pitchstone/pitchstones.htm.
Laumontite
Formula: CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Reference: Cressey, G. (1987): Skarn formation between metachalk and agglomerate in the Central Ring Complex, Isle of Arran, Scotland. Mineral. Mag.: 51: 231-246; in: Jambor, J.L., Burke, E.A.J., Ercit, T.S., Grice, J.D. (1988): New mineral Names. American Mineralogist: 73: 1498
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: www.abdn.ac.uk/geology/profiles/auming/pitchstone/pitchstones.htm.
Mordenite
Formula: (Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
Reference: Harris, P.G. and Brindley, G.W. (1954) Mordenite as an alteration product of a pitchstone glass. American Mineralogist, 39, 819-824.
Natrolite
Formula: Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine 1977 41 : 534-537
Nepheline
Formula: Na3K(Al4Si4O16)
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine 1977 41 : 534-537
Orthoclase
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Quartz var: Citrine
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Bauer, M. (1904) Precious Stones. Volume II. Dover Publications.
Quartz var: Smoky Quartz
Formula: SiO2
'Stilbite subgroup'
Reference: F. Rutley: "Elements of Mineralogy", 12th Ed. (1900)
Topaz
Formula: Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
'UM1987-18-SiO:AlCaHKNa'
Formula: (K,Ca,Na)7(Si17Al7)O48·14H2O (?)
Reference: Cressey, G. (1987): Skarn formation between metachalk and agglomerate in the Central Ring Complex, Isle of Arran, Scotland. Mineral. Mag.: 51: 231-246; in: Jambor, J.L., Burke, E.A.J., Ercit, T.S., Grice, J.D. (1988): New mineral Names. American Mineralogist: 73: 1498
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cuprite4.AA.10Cu2O
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Citrine4.DA.05SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Allanite-(Ce)9.BG.05b{CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Analcime9.GB.05Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Augite9.DA.15(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Beryl9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fayalite9.AC.05Fe2+2SiO4
Ferro-hornblende9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Fe2+4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Ferrosilite9.DA.05FeSiO3
Laumontite9.GB.10CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Mordenite9.GD.35(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
Natrolite9.GA.05Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Nepheline9.FA.05Na3K(Al4Si4O16)
Orthoclase9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Topaz9.AF.35Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Fergusonite'-
'Gadolinite'-
'Glass'-
'Hypersthene'-(Mg,Fe)SiO3
'Stilbite subgroup'-
'UM1987-18-SiO:AlCaHKNa'-(K,Ca,Na)7(Si17Al7)O48·14H2O (?)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X
Cuprite4.1.1.1Cu2O
A2X3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with all cations in octahedral [6] coordination
Fayalite51.3.1.1Fe2+2SiO4
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] coordination only
Topaz52.3.1.1Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Allanite-(Ce)58.2.1a.1{CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
Beryl61.1.1.1Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Augite65.1.3a.3(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Ferrosilite65.1.2.2FeSiO3
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Orthoclase76.1.1.1K(AlSi3O8)
Al-Si Framework Feldspathoids and related species
Nepheline76.2.1.2Na3K(Al4Si4O16)
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Analcime77.1.1.1Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Laumontite77.1.1.4CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Mordenite77.1.6.1(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
Natrolite77.1.5.1Na2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Albite-Anorthite Series'-
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Fergusonite'-
Ferro-hornblende-☐{Ca2}{Fe2+4Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
'Gadolinite'-
'Glass'-
'Hypersthene'-(Mg,Fe)SiO3
Quartz
var: Citrine
-SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz-SiO2
'Stilbite subgroup'-
'UM1987-18-SiO:AlCaHKNa'-(K,Ca,Na)7(Si17Al7)O48·14H2O (?)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H Ferro-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Fe42+Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
H Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
H NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
H Mordenite(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
H LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
H UM1987-18-SiO:AlCaHKNa(K,Ca,Na)7(Si17Al7)O48·14H2O (?)
H BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
BeBeryllium
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
O Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
O TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
O OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
O QuartzSiO2
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O BaryteBaSO4
O FerrosiliteFeSiO3
O Ferro-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Fe42+Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O FayaliteFe22+SiO4
O Hypersthene(Mg,Fe)SiO3
O Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
O NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
O NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
O Quartz (var: Citrine)SiO2
O Mordenite(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
O CupriteCu2O
O LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
O UM1987-18-SiO:AlCaHKNa(K,Ca,Na)7(Si17Al7)O48·14H2O (?)
O CalciteCaCO3
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
FFluorine
F TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
F FluoriteCaF2
F BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
NaSodium
Na AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Na NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
Na NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Na Mordenite(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
Na UM1987-18-SiO:AlCaHKNa(K,Ca,Na)7(Si17Al7)O48·14H2O (?)
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
MgMagnesium
Mg Hypersthene(Mg,Fe)SiO3
Mg Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Mg BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
AlAluminium
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Al TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Al OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al Ferro-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Fe42+Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Al Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Al NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
Al NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Al Mordenite(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
Al LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Al UM1987-18-SiO:AlCaHKNa(K,Ca,Na)7(Si17Al7)O48·14H2O (?)
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
SiSilicon
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Si Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
Si TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Si OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si FerrosiliteFeSiO3
Si Ferro-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Fe42+Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Si FayaliteFe22+SiO4
Si Hypersthene(Mg,Fe)SiO3
Si Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
Si Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Si NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
Si NatroliteNa2Al2Si3O10 · 2H2O
Si Quartz (var: Citrine)SiO2
Si Mordenite(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
Si LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Si UM1987-18-SiO:AlCaHKNa(K,Ca,Na)7(Si17Al7)O48·14H2O (?)
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
SSulfur
S BaryteBaSO4
KPotassium
K OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
K NephelineNa3K(Al4Si4O16)
K Mordenite(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
K UM1987-18-SiO:AlCaHKNa(K,Ca,Na)7(Si17Al7)O48·14H2O (?)
K BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
CaCalcium
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca Ferro-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Fe42+Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Ca Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Ca Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca Mordenite(Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96 · 28H2O
Ca LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Ca UM1987-18-SiO:AlCaHKNa(K,Ca,Na)7(Si17Al7)O48·14H2O (?)
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca FluoriteCaF2
TiTitanium
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
FeIron
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe FerrosiliteFeSiO3
Fe Ferro-hornblende☐{Ca2}{Fe42+Al}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe FayaliteFe22+SiO4
Fe Hypersthene(Mg,Fe)SiO3
Fe Augite(CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Fe Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
CuCopper
Cu CupriteCu2O
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
CeCerium
Ce Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)

References

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- Halsall, T.J. (1980): Occurrence of copper mineralization on Isle of Arran, Scotland. Transactions of the Institution of Mining and Metallurgy: B89: B156-B157
- Cressey, G. (1987): Skarn formation between metachalk and agglomerate in the Central Ring Complex, Isle of Arran, Scotland. Mineral. Mag.: 51: 231-246; in: Jambor, J.L., Burke, E.A.J., Ercit, T.S., Grice, J.D. (1988): New mineral Names. American Mineralogist: 73: 1498

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