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|Location is approximate, based on center of defined region.|
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||53° North , 1° West (est.)|
|Other regions containing this locality:||The Pennines, England, UK|
Production of fluorspar (250,000 tonnes), barite, lead and zinc with ~2000 named veins ("rakes", "pipes", "scrins", etc.).
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114 valid minerals. 4 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals. 2 (FRL) - first recorded locality of unapproved mineral/variety/etc.
Rock Types Recorded
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Rock list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities
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Entries shown in red are rocks recorded for this region.
Localities in this Region
- Ashleyhay (Ashley Hay)
- Aston-on-Trent (Ashton-upon-Trent)
- Blackwell Dale
- Bagshaw Cavern
- Bird Mine
- Bradwell Moor
- Bradwell Smelting Mill slag locality
- Chance Mine
- Cop Mine
- Hope Quarry
- Jeffrey Lane open cut
- Lambpart Mines
- Moorfurlong Mine
- Moss Rake
- Nether Fear Mine (Never Fear Mine)
- Nunlowend Mine (Nunleys Mine)
- Orchard Mine (Wortley Mine)
- Outlands Head Quarry
- Smalldale Quarry
- Blue John Mine (Blue John Cavern)
- Cowlow Nick
- Dirtlow Rake
- Mam Tor
- Odin Mine
- Old Moor Mine
- Old Tor Mine
- Peakshole Sough
- Portaway Pit (Portway Pit; Gravel pit; Old Wham vein)
- Red Seats Mine (Red Seats Vein)
- Shackhole Scrin
- Slate Scrin Mine
- Speedwell Mine (Oakden Level)
- Treak Cliff Mine (Treak Cliff Cavern)
- Upper Odin Mine
- Wall Shaft Mine
- Wham Engine Mine
- Windy Knoll Quarry
- Darley Dale
- Eaton and Alsop
- Great Hucklow
- Great Longstone
- Green Fairfield
- Ivonbrook Grange
- Little Longstone
- Matlock Bath
- Nether Haddon
- Over Haddon
- Peak Forest
- Pike Hall
- South Darley
- Stony Middleton
- Whaley Bridge
- Youlgreave (Youlgrave)
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Braithwaite, R. S.W. (1983) Minerals of the Derbyshire Orefield. Mineralogical Record 14(1), 15-24.
Ryback, G., Nawaz, R. and Farley, E. (1988) Seventh supplementary list of British Isles minerals (Irish). Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 52, n° 365, pp. 267-274.
Ford, T., A. Sarjeant & M. Smith (1993) The minerals of the Peak district of Derbyshire. UK Jour. Mines & Minerals 13, 16-55.