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Embleton Quarry, Embleton, Cumbria, England, UK

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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."

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Ordovician
443.8 - 485.4 Ma
Ordovician Rocks (Undifferentiated)

Age: Ordovician (443.8 - 485.4 Ma)

Lithology: Mudstone, siltstone and sandstone

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

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References

Kingsbury, A.W.G. and Hartley, J. (1958) Jarosite and natrojarosite from the Lake District. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 31, n° 240, 813-815.

 
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