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Ladywash Mine, Eyam, Derbyshire, England, UK

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 53° 17' 41'' North , 1° 40' 20'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 53.29481,-1.67229
UK National Grid Reference:SK218775
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Other regions containing this locality:The Pennines, England, UK


The Ladywash Mine, situated above the village of Eyam, is a mixed ore mine which exploited the Hucklow edge veins until its closure in 1979. Much of the main buildings are still intact and the shaft, although grid sealed and fenced off, can be clearly seen. Also on the site, there is a large boulder pile from which the odd fluorite or calcite specimen can be obtained.

Mineral List


14 valid minerals.

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Namurian
315 - 330.9 Ma



ID: 2030002
Millstone Grit Group [See Also Migr]

Age: Carboniferous (315 - 330.9 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Millstone Grit Group [See Also Migr]

Lithology: Mudstone, siltstone and sandstone

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

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License



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