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Fall Hill Quarry, Milltown, Ashover, Derbyshire, England, UK

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 53° 9' 28'' North , 1° 28' 13'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 53.15800,-1.47036
GeoHash:G#: gcqyqt17f
UK National Grid Reference:SK354625
Locality type:Quarry
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate


Abandoned quarry.
Located northeast of the Milltown quarries.

Alternative Label Names

This is a list of additional names that have been recorded for mineral labels associated with this locality in the minID database. This may include previous versions of the locality name hierarchy from mindat.org, data entry errors, and it may also include unconfirmed sublocality names or other names that can only be matched to this level.

Fall Hill Quarry, Ashover, Derbyshire, England, UK

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


20 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Martin Stolworthy Collection
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: BMS Database
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: BMS Database
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: BMS Database; Ford, T., A. Sarjeant & M. Smith (1993): The minerals of the Peak district of Derbyshire. UK Jour. Mines & Minerals 13, 16-55.; Dewey, H., and Smith, B. (1922) Special Rep. Mineral Resources G.B. 23.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: BMS Database; Dewey, H., and Smith, B. (1922) Special Rep. Mineral Resources G.B. 23.
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: BMS Database
Greenockite
Formula: CdS
Reference: BMS Database; Ford, T., A. Sarjeant & M. Smith (1993): The minerals of the Peak district of Derbyshire. UK Jour. Mines & Minerals 13, 16-55.
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: BMS Database
Hawleyite
Formula: CdS
Reference: BMS Database; Ford, T., A. Sarjeant & M. Smith (1993): The minerals of the Peak district of Derbyshire. UK Jour. Mines & Minerals 13, 16-55.
Hydrozincite
Formula: Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Reference: BMS Database
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: BMS Database
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: BMS Database; Ford, T., A. Sarjeant & M. Smith (1993): The minerals of the Peak district of Derbyshire. UK Jour. Mines & Minerals 13, 16-55.
Millerite
Formula: NiS
Reference: BMS Database; Ford, T., A. Sarjeant & M. Smith (1993): The minerals of the Peak district of Derbyshire. UK Jour. Mines & Minerals 13, 16-55.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: BMS Database
Pyrolusite
Formula: Mn4+O2
Reference: BMS Database
Pyromorphite
Formula: Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Reference: Ford, T., A. Sarjeant & M. Smith (1993) The minerals of the Peak district of Derbyshire UK Jour. Mines & Minerals 13:16-55
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: BMS Database; Ford, T., A. Sarjeant & M. Smith (1993): The minerals of the Peak district of Derbyshire. UK Jour. Mines & Minerals 13, 16-55.
Smithsonite
Formula: ZnCO3
Reference: BMS Database; Ford, T., A. Sarjeant & M. Smith (1993): The minerals of the Peak district of Derbyshire. UK Jour. Mines & Minerals 13, 16-55.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: BMS Database
Weddellite
Formula: Ca(C2O4) · (2.5-x)H2O
Reference: [MinRec 21:492]
Wurtzite
Formula: (Zn,Fe)S
Reference: BMS Database; Ford, T., A. Sarjeant & M. Smith (1993): The minerals of the Peak district of Derbyshire. UK Jour. Mines & Minerals 13, 16-55.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Galena'2.CD.10PbS
'Greenockite'2.CB.45CdS
'Hawleyite'2.CB.05aCdS
'Marcasite'2.EB.10aFeS2
'Millerite'2.CC.20NiS
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
'Sphalerite'2.CB.05aZnS
'Wurtzite'2.CB.45(Zn,Fe)S
Group 3 - Halides
'Fluorite'3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Goethite'4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
'Pyrolusite'4.DB.05Mn4+O2
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Dolomite'5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
'Hydrozincite'5.BA.15Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
'Smithsonite'5.AB.05ZnCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Baryte'7.AD.35BaSO4
'Gypsum'7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
'Pyromorphite'8.BN.05Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Group 10 - Organic Compounds
'Weddellite'10.AB.40Ca(C2O4) · (2.5-x)H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Greenockite2.8.7.2CdS
Hawleyite2.8.2.6CdS
Millerite2.8.16.1NiS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
Wurtzite2.8.7.1(Zn,Fe)S
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
AX2
Pyrolusite4.4.1.4Mn4+O2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Smithsonite14.1.1.6ZnCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Hydrozincite16a.4.1.1Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
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
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Pyromorphite41.8.4.1Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Group 50 - ORGANIC COMPOUNDS
Oxalates
Weddellite50.1.2.1Ca(C2O4) · (2.5-x)H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H WeddelliteCa(C2O4) · (2.5-x)H2O
CCarbon
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
C SmithsoniteZnCO3
C WeddelliteCa(C2O4) · (2.5-x)H2O
OOxygen
O BaryteBaSO4
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O PyrolusiteMn4+O2
O PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
O QuartzSiO2
O SmithsoniteZnCO3
O WeddelliteCa(C2O4) · (2.5-x)H2O
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
PPhosphorus
P PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
SSulfur
S BaryteBaSO4
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S GreenockiteCdS
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S HawleyiteCdS
S MarcasiteFeS2
S MilleriteNiS
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S Wurtzite(Zn,Fe)S
ClChlorine
Cl PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
CaCalcium
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca WeddelliteCa(C2O4) · (2.5-x)H2O
MnManganese
Mn PyrolusiteMn4+O2
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
NiNickel
Ni MilleriteNiS
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Zn SmithsoniteZnCO3
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn Wurtzite(Zn,Fe)S
CdCadmium
Cd GreenockiteCdS
Cd HawleyiteCdS
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl

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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Late Carboniferous
298.9 - 323.2 Ma



ID: 3155456
Late Carboniferous claystone

Age: Pennsylvanian (298.9 - 323.2 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{claystone}, Minor{siltstone,sandstone,coal}

Reference: Asch, K. The 1:5M International Geological Map of Europe and Adjacent Areas: Development and Implementation of a GIS-enabled Concept. Geologisches Jahrbuch, SA 3. [147]

Early Carboniferous
323.2 - 358.9 Ma



ID: 3186080
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Mississippian (323.2 - 358.9 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

Mississippian
323.2 - 358.9 Ma



ID: 2035476
Dinantian Rocks (Undifferentiated)

Age: Mississippian (323.2 - 358.9 Ma)

Lithology: Limestone with subordinate sandstone and argillaceous rocks

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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