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Bardon Hill Quarry, Bardon, North West Leicestershire, Leicestershire, England, UK

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 52° 42' 44'' North , 1° 19' 41'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 52.71250,-1.32806
GeoHash:G#: gcr5cu0bw
Owned/operated by:Aggregate Industries (100%) - a private limited company owned by LafargeHolcim
Locality type:Quarry
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate


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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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Mineral List


14 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

'commodity:Aggregates'
Reference:  
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: BMS Collection
'Breccia'
Reference: Green, D.I., Hubbard, N., and Ince, F. (2008) A review of the occurrences of the copper vanadate minerals volborthite and tangeite in the British Isles. Journal of the Russell Society, vol. 11, 54-58.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: No reference listed
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: Paul Render
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Paul Render
Copper
Formula: Cu
Reference: Paul Render
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Reference: Paul Render
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Paul Render
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Paul Render
Gypsum var: Selenite
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Paul Render
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: No reference listed
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: BMS Collection
'Pilolite'
Formula: Mg4Al2Si10O27 · 15H2O
Reference: [Specimen in the Natural History Museum, London]
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Paul Render
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Paul Render
Vésigniéite
Formula: BaCu3(VO4)2(OH)2
Reference: BMS Collection; Neil Hubbard collection; National Museum Wales collection; Specimen L1436 in the Leicester University collection; Green, D.I., Hubbard, N., and Ince, F. (2008) A review of the occurrences of the copper vanadate minerals volborthite and tangeite in the British Isles. Journal of the Russell Society, vol. 11, 54-58.
Volborthite
Formula: Cu3(V2O7)(OH)2 · 2H2O
Habit: encrustations
Colour: yellow-green
Reference: Specimen L1436 in the Leicester University collection.; Ince, F. (2007) The mineralogy of Bardon Hill Quarry, Coalville, Leicestershire. Journal of the Russell Society, vol. 10, 27-39.; Green, D.I., Hubbard, N., and Ince, F. (2008) A review of the occurrences of the copper vanadate minerals volborthite and tangeite in the British Isles. Journal of the Russell Society, vol. 11, 54-58.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Copper'1.AA.05Cu
'Gold'1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Chalcocite'2.BA.05Cu2S
'Chalcopyrite'2.CB.10aCuFeS2
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Cuprite'4.AA.10Cu2O
'Hematite'4.CB.05Fe2O3
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Azurite'5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
'Malachite'5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Gypsum'7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
var: Selenite7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Volborthite8.FD.05Cu3(V2O7)(OH)2 · 2H2O
Vésigniéite8.BH.45BaCu3(VO4)2(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Breccia'-
'Pilolite'-Mg4Al2Si10O27 · 15H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Copper1.1.1.3Cu
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X
Cuprite4.1.1.1Cu2O
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
A3(XO4)2·xH2O
Volborthite40.3.10.1Cu3(V2O7)(OH)2 · 2H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Vésigniéite41.5.13.1BaCu3(VO4)2(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Breccia'-
Gypsum
var: Selenite
-CaSO4 · 2H2O
'Pilolite'-Mg4Al2Si10O27 · 15H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H PiloliteMg4Al2Si10O27 · 15H2O
H Gypsum (var: Selenite)CaSO4 · 2H2O
H VésigniéiteBaCu3(VO4)2(OH)2
H VolborthiteCu3(V2O7)(OH)2 · 2H2O
CCarbon
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C CalciteCaCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
OOxygen
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O CalciteCaCO3
O CupriteCu2O
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O HematiteFe2O3
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O PiloliteMg4Al2Si10O27 · 15H2O
O QuartzSiO2
O Gypsum (var: Selenite)CaSO4 · 2H2O
O VésigniéiteBaCu3(VO4)2(OH)2
O VolborthiteCu3(V2O7)(OH)2 · 2H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg PiloliteMg4Al2Si10O27 · 15H2O
AlAluminium
Al PiloliteMg4Al2Si10O27 · 15H2O
SiSilicon
Si PiloliteMg4Al2Si10O27 · 15H2O
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S ChalcociteCu2S
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S PyriteFeS2
S Gypsum (var: Selenite)CaSO4 · 2H2O
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca Gypsum (var: Selenite)CaSO4 · 2H2O
VVanadium
V VésigniéiteBaCu3(VO4)2(OH)2
V VolborthiteCu3(V2O7)(OH)2 · 2H2O
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe PyriteFeS2
CuCopper
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu CopperCu
Cu CupriteCu2O
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu VésigniéiteBaCu3(VO4)2(OH)2
Cu VolborthiteCu3(V2O7)(OH)2 · 2H2O
BaBarium
Ba VésigniéiteBaCu3(VO4)2(OH)2
AuGold
Au GoldAu

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 Cretaceous
66 - 100.5 Ma



ID: 3191056
Mesozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Late Cretaceous (66 - 100.5 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]

Triassic
201.3 - 251.902 Ma



ID: 2030469
Triassic Rocks (Undifferentiated)

Age: Triassic (201.3 - 251.902 Ma)

Lithology: Mudstone, siltstone and sandstone

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

Early Triassic
247.2 - 251.902 Ma



ID: 3130410
Early Triassic sandstone

Age: Early Triassic (247.2 - 251.902 Ma)

Lithology: Sandstone

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]

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

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Ince, F. (2007) The mineralogy of Bardon Hill Quarry, Coalville, Leicestershire. Journal of the Russell Society, vol. 10, 27-39.
Green, D.I., Hubbard, N., and Ince, F. (2008) A review of the occurrences of the copper vanadate minerals volborthite and tangeite in the British Isles. Journal of the Russell Society, vol. 11, 54-58.


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