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

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 54° 41' 8'' North , 3° 2' 55'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 54.6855968499, -3.04870697413
UK National Grid Reference:NY324328
Other/historical region names associated with this locality:North and Western Region; Cumberland

Carpholite supposedly collected here in 1955 by Arthur Kingsbury (1906-1968) is now considered unlikely. This is one of a number of likely or definitely falsified Kingsbury localities.

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9 valid minerals.

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G Ryback, A D Hart & C J Stanley - Journal of the Russell Society, Vol 7, Part 2, 2001

Kingsbury, A. W. G. & Hartley, J. (1956): Cosalite and other lead sulpho-salts at Grainsgill, Carrock Fell, Caldbeck, Cumberland. Mineralogical Magazine 31, 296-300.

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