Ladywash Mine, Eyam, Derbyshire, England, UK
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||53° 17' 41'' North , 1° 40' 20'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||53.294813, -1.672286|
|UK National Grid Reference:||SK218775|
The Ladywash Mine, situated aboved 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.
13 valid minerals.
This 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 data will improve over time as more accurate maps and data sets are added.
|Permian - Carboniferous252.17 - 358.9 Ma||Carboniferous-Permian sedimentary rocks|
|Namurian315 - 330.9 Ma||Millstone Grit Group [See Also Migr]|
References for regional geology:
Data provided by Macrostrat.org
Geological Survey of Canada. Generalized geological map of the world and linked databases. doi:10.4095/195142. Open File 2915d.
British Geological Survey. DiGMapGB-625. British Geological Survey ©NERC.