|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||54° 39' 55'' North , 3° 16' 45'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||54.66541,-3.27923|
|UK National Grid Reference:||NY175308|
|Other/historical region names associated with this locality:||North and Western Region; Cumberland|
Kingsbury and Hartley (1958): "A closely allied mineral, containing 1.99 % Na2O and 3.5% K2O and showing affinities to both natrojarosite and alunite, has been collected from a quartz-carbonate vein cutting a highly altered quartz dolerite at Embleton Quarry, about 2 miles west of Bassenthwaite Lake railway station."
17 valid minerals.
Rock Types Recorded
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443.8 - 485.4 Ma
|Ordovician Rocks (Undifferentiated)|