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Carrock Mine, Carrock Fell, Caldbeck Fells, Cumbria, England, UK

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 54° 41' 13'' North , 3° 3' 1'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 54.68722,-3.05028
UK National Grid Reference:NY323330
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Other/historical region names associated with this locality:North and Western Region; Cumberland


Vanadinite supposedly collected here 1953-55 by Arthur Kingsbury (1906-68) is now considered "very doubtful" and probably from New Mexico, USA. This is one of a number of likely or definitely falsified Kingsbury localities.



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Early Devonian - Ludlow
393.3 - 427.4 Ma



ID: 2028196
Unnamed Igneous Intrusion, Late Silurian To Early Devonian

Age: Paleozoic (393.3 - 427.4 Ma)

Lithology: Felsic-rock

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

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References

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Cooper, M.P. and Stanley, C.J. (1990) Minerals of the English Lake District, Caldbeck Fells. Natural History Museum, London.
Ryback, G., Hart, A.D., and Stanley, C.J. (2001) Journal of the Russell Society, vol. 7, Part 2.

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