Log InRegister
Home PageAbout MindatThe Mindat ManualHistory of MindatCopyright StatusWho We AreContact UsAdvertise on Mindat
Donate to MindatCorporate SponsorshipSponsor a PageSponsored PagesMindat AdvertisersAdvertise on Mindat
Learning CenterWhat is a mineral?The most common minerals on earthInformation for EducatorsMindat Articles
Minerals by PropertiesMinerals by ChemistryAdvanced Locality SearchRandom MineralRandom LocalitySearch by minIDLocalities Near MeSearch ArticlesSearch GlossaryMore Search Options
Search For:
Mineral Name:
Locality Name:
Keyword(s):
 
The Mindat ManualAdd a New PhotoRate PhotosLocality Edit ReportCoordinate Completion ReportAdd Glossary Item
Mining CompaniesStatisticsThe ElementsUsersBooks & MagazinesMineral MuseumsMineral Shows & EventsThe Mindat DirectoryDevice Settings
Photo SearchPhoto GalleriesNew Photos TodayNew Photos YesterdayMembers' Photo GalleriesPast Photo of the Day Gallery

Castleton, Derbyshire, England, UKi
Regional Level Types
Castleton- not defined -
DerbyshireCounty
EnglandConstituent Country
UKCountry

This page is currently not sponsored. Click here to sponsor this page.
Key
Lock Map
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
52° North , 1° West (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~6km
Köppen climate type:


No description has been added for this locality. Can you add one?

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
British IslesGroup of Islands

Select Mineral List Type

Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Commodity List

This is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded from this region.


Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

29 valid minerals. 2 (FRL) - first recorded locality of unapproved mineral/variety/etc.

Rock Types Recorded

Note: this is a very new system on mindat.org and data is currently VERY limited. Please bear with us while we work towards adding this information!

Rock list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

Select Rock List Type

Alphabetical List Tree Diagram

Detailed Mineral List:

Allophane
Formula: (Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2 · 2.5-3H2O
'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Reference: Quirk, D.G. (1986): Bulletin of the Peak District Mines Historical Society 9(6), 333-386
'Apatite var: Collophane'
Reference: Quirk, D.G. (1986): Bulletin of the Peak District Mines Historical Society 9(6), 333-386
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Ford, T., A. Sarjeant & M. Smith (1993): The minerals of the Peak district of Derbyshire. UK Jour. Mines & Minerals 13, 16-55.
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Localities: Reported from at least 17 localities in this region.
'Bitumen'
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
'Bravoite'
Formula: (Fe,Ni)S2
Reference: Ford, T., A. Sarjeant & M. Smith (1993): The minerals of the Peak district of Derbyshire. UK Jour. Mines & Minerals 13, 16-55.
'Calamine'
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
Celadonite
Formula: K(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
Reference: Ford, T., A. Sarjeant & M. Smith (1993) The minerals of the Peak district of Derbyshire UK Jour. Mines & Minerals 13:16-55
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: Quirk, D.G. (1986): Bulletin of the Peak District Mines Historical Society 9(6), 333-386
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Alan Ions, hj5pz9.
'Elaterite' (FRL)
Formula: (C,H,O,S)
Reference: J.F.L.Hausmann (1813) Handb. Min., 1st ed. I, 87.
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Localities: Reported from at least 21 localities in this region.
Fluorite var: Blue John (FRL)
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Dewey, H., and Smith, B. (1922) Special Rep. Mineral Resources G.B. 23.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Localities: Reported from at least 22 localities in this region.
'Glauconite'
Formula: (K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Gypsum var: Selenite
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Quirk, D.G. (1986): Bulletin of the Peak District Mines Historical Society 9(6), 333-386
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Ford, T., A. Sarjeant & M. Smith (1993): The minerals of the Peak district of Derbyshire. UK Jour. Mines & Minerals 13, 16-55.
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
'Manganese Oxides'
Reference: Quirk, D.G. (1986): Bulletin of the Peak District Mines Historical Society 9(6), 333-386
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Melanterite
Formula: Fe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Reference: Ford, T., A. Sarjeant & M. Smith (1993) The minerals of the Peak district of Derbyshire UK Jour. Mines & Minerals 13:16-55
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Muscovite var: Illite
Formula: K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
'Petroleum'
Reference: Hall, T.M. (1868): The Mineralogist's Directory. Edward Stanford (London), 168 pp.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Pyrolusite
Formula: Mn4+O2
Reference: Worley, N.E. (1978): Stratigraphical Control of Mineralisation in the Peak District of Derbyshire. PhD Thesis, University of Leicester
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Quartz var: Agate
Reference: Ford, T., A. Sarjeant & M. Smith (1993): The minerals of the Peak district of Derbyshire. UK Jour. Mines & Minerals 13, 16-55.
Quartz var: Beekite
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Ford, T., A. Sarjeant & M. Smith (1993): The minerals of the Peak district of Derbyshire. UK Jour. Mines & Minerals 13, 16-55.
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Jasper
Reference: Stokes, A.H. (1899): Transactions of the Midland Institute of Mining, Civil and Mechanical Engineers 15, 334-346; Ford, T.D., Sarjeant, W.A.S., and Smith, M.E. (1993): UK Journal of Mines and Minerals 13, 16-55
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Smithsonite
Formula: ZnCO3
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Sulphur
Formula: S8
Uraninite
Formula: UO2
Reference: Ford, T., A. Sarjeant & M. Smith (1993): The minerals of the Peak district of Derbyshire. UK Jour. Mines & Minerals 13, 16-55.
Vivianite
Formula: Fe2+3(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Wulfenite
Formula: Pb(MoO4)

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Sulphur1.CC.05S8
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
var: Blue John (TL)3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Pyrolusite4.DB.05Mn4+O2
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Agate4.DA.05SiO2
var: Beekite4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
var: Jasper4.DA.05SiO2
Uraninite4.DL.05UO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Aragonite5.AB.15CaCO3
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Smithsonite5.AB.05ZnCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
var: Selenite7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Melanterite7.CB.35Fe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Wulfenite7.GA.05Pb(MoO4)
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Vivianite8.CE.40Fe2+3(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Allophane9.ED.20(Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2 · 2.5-3H2O
Celadonite9.EC.15K(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Illite9.EC.15K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'var: Collophane'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Bitumen'-
'Bravoite'-(Fe,Ni)S2
'Calamine'-
'Elaterite' (TL)-(C,H,O,S)
'Glauconite'-(K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Manganese Oxides'-
'Petroleum'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Sulphur1.3.5.1S8
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
AX2
Pyrolusite4.4.1.4Mn4+O2
Group 5 - OXIDES CONTAINING URANIUM OR THORIUM
AXO2·xH2O
Uraninite5.1.1.1UO2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
Smithsonite14.1.1.6ZnCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Melanterite29.6.10.1Fe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
A3(XO4)2·xH2O
Vivianite40.3.6.1Fe2+3(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Wulfenite48.1.3.1Pb(MoO4)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
Allophane71.1.5.1(Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2 · 2.5-3H2O
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Celadonite71.2.2a.6K(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
'Glauconite'71.2.2a.5(K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Illite71.2.2d.2K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'var: Collophane'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Aragonite-CaCO3
'Bitumen'-
'Bravoite'-(Fe,Ni)S2
'Calamine'-
'Elaterite' (FRL)-(C,H,O,S)
Fluorite
var: Blue John (FRL)
-CaF2
Gypsum
var: Selenite
-CaSO4 · 2H2O
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Manganese Oxides'-
'Petroleum'-
Quartz
var: Agate
-SiO2
var: Beekite-SiO2
var: Chalcedony-SiO2
var: Jasper-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Elaterite(C,H,O,S)
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H VivianiteFe32+(PO4)2 · 8H2O
H Gypsum (var: Selenite)CaSO4 · 2H2O
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
H Allophane(Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2 · 2.5-3H2O
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H Glauconite(K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
H CeladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
H Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
CCarbon
C Elaterite(C,H,O,S)
C CalciteCaCO3
C CerussitePbCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C AragoniteCaCO3
C SideriteFeCO3
C SmithsoniteZnCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
OOxygen
O Elaterite(C,H,O,S)
O WulfenitePb(MoO4)
O BaryteBaSO4
O QuartzSiO2
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O CalciteCaCO3
O CerussitePbCO3
O VivianiteFe32+(PO4)2 · 8H2O
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O Gypsum (var: Selenite)CaSO4 · 2H2O
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
O Quartz (var: Beekite)SiO2
O UraniniteUO2
O AragoniteCaCO3
O SideriteFeCO3
O SmithsoniteZnCO3
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
O Allophane(Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2 · 2.5-3H2O
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O Glauconite(K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
O CeladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
O PyrolusiteMn4+O2
O HematiteFe2O3
O Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
FFluorine
F Fluorite (var: Blue John)CaF2
F FluoriteCaF2
F ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
NaSodium
Na Glauconite(K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg Glauconite(K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
Mg CeladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al Allophane(Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2 · 2.5-3H2O
Al Glauconite(K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
Al Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
Si Quartz (var: Beekite)SiO2
Si Allophane(Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2 · 2.5-3H2O
Si Glauconite(K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
Si CeladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
Si Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
PPhosphorus
P VivianiteFe32+(PO4)2 · 8H2O
P ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
SSulfur
S Elaterite(C,H,O,S)
S GalenaPbS
S BaryteBaSO4
S PyriteFeS2
S Gypsum (var: Selenite)CaSO4 · 2H2O
S SulphurS8
S SphaleriteZnS
S MarcasiteFeS2
S Bravoite(Fe,Ni)S2
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
S ChalcociteCu2S
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
ClChlorine
Cl ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
KPotassium
K Glauconite(K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
K CeladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
K Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca Fluorite (var: Blue John)CaF2
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca Gypsum (var: Selenite)CaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
MnManganese
Mn PyrolusiteMn4+O2
FeIron
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe VivianiteFe32+(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe Bravoite(Fe,Ni)S2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe Glauconite(K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
Fe CeladoniteK(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
Fe HematiteFe2O3
NiNickel
Ni Bravoite(Fe,Ni)S2
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn SmithsoniteZnCO3
MoMolybdenum
Mo WulfenitePb(MoO4)
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb WulfenitePb(MoO4)
Pb CerussitePbCO3
UUranium
U UraniniteUO2

References

Sort by

Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
Heathcote, C. (2002): Surface Remains of the Castleton/Peak Forest Area, Derbyshire. Bulletin of the Peak District Mines Historical Society 15(1), 43-48.

Localities in this Region
Show map


This page contains all mineral locality references listed on mindat.org. This does not claim to be a complete list. If you know of more minerals from this site, please register so you can add to our database. This locality information is for reference purposes only. You should never attempt to visit any sites listed in mindat.org without first ensuring that you have the permission of the land and/or mineral rights holders for access and that you are aware of all safety precautions necessary.
Mineral and/or Locality  
Mindat.org is an outreach project of the Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization. Public Relations by Blytheweigh.
Copyright © mindat.org and the Hudson Institute of Mineralogy 1993-2019, except where stated. Most political location boundaries are © OpenStreetMap contributors. Mindat.org relies on the contributions of thousands of members and supporters.
Privacy Policy - Terms & Conditions - Contact Us Current server date and time: April 22, 2019 16:08:55 Page generated: April 19, 2019 18:45:32
Go to top of page