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Chipping Sodbury Quarry (Hampstead Farm Quarry), Sodbury, South Gloucestershire, England, UKi
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Chipping Sodbury Quarry (Hampstead Farm Quarry)Quarry
SodburyCivil Parish
South GloucestershireUnitary Authority
EnglandConstituent Country
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
51° 33' 20'' North , 2° 23' 46'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
UK National Grid Reference:
ST724842
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Chipping Sodbury36,108 (2011)2.0km
Yate34,406 (2017)2.3km
Horton355 (2017)3.0km
Rangeworthy500 (2017)3.6km
Wickwar1,717 (2017)4.3km
Owned/operated by:
Hanson Limited (100%) - a subsidiary of HeidelbergCement
Other/historical names associated with this locality:
Bristol; Avon


Better-known to collectors under its previous name of 'Hampstead Farm Quarry'.

The quarry is also known for fossils.

Located approximately 8 km to the southeast of Woodleaze Quarry.

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Commodity List

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Mineral List


24 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Allophane
Formula: (Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2 · 2.5-3H2O
Reference: Ryback, G. (1992). Eighth supplementary list of British Isles minerals. Adv. Sci, 875, 7.; Alabaster, C. (1990) New occurrences of secondary aluminium minerals from the Bristol District. J. Russell Soc., 3, No. 2, 49-59.
Alumohydrocalcite ?
Formula: CaAl2(CO3)2(OH)4 · 4H2O
Reference: Alabaster, C. (1990) New occurrences of secondary aluminium minerals from the Bristol District. J. Russell Soc., 3 (2), 49-59.
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Alabaster, C. (1990) New occurrences of secondary aluminium minerals from the Bristol District. J. Russell Soc., 3, No. 2, 49-59.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: [www.thamesvalleyminerals.com]; Alabaster, C. (1990) New occurrences of secondary aluminium minerals from the Bristol District. J. Russell Soc., 3, No. 2, 49-59.; Stanley C. J., A H Rankin, N Hollingworth (1996) Palaeokarst and vein Sr-Ba-Pb-Zn mineralization at Chipping Sodbury, UK. Conference: Mineralogy and Museums, Volume: Acta Mineralogica-Petrographica. Szeged. XXXVII. Supplementum. 1996
Celestine
Formula: SrSO4
Reference: Stanley C. J., A H Rankin, N Hollingworth (1996) Palaeokarst and vein Sr-Ba-Pb-Zn mineralization at Chipping Sodbury, UK. Conference: Mineralogy and Museums, Volume: Acta Mineralogica-Petrographica. Szeged. XXXVII. Supplementum. 1996
Celestine var: Barian Celestine
Formula: (Sr,Ba)SO4
Reference: Stanley C. J., A H Rankin, N Hollingworth (1996) Palaeokarst and vein Sr-Ba-Pb-Zn mineralization at Chipping Sodbury, UK. Conference: Mineralogy and Museums, Volume: Acta Mineralogica-Petrographica. Szeged. XXXVII. Supplementum. 1996
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: Alabaster, C. (1990) New occurrences of secondary aluminium minerals from the Bristol District. J. Russell Soc., 3, No. 2, 49-59.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: No reference listed
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: No reference listed
Dundasite
Formula: PbAl2(CO3)2(OH)4 · H2O
Reference: Ryback, G. (1992). Eighth supplementary list of British Isles minerals. Adv. Sci, 875, 7.; Alabaster, C. (1990) New occurrences of secondary aluminium minerals from the Bristol District. J. Russell Soc., 3, No. 2, 49-59.
Felsőbányaite
Formula: Al4(SO4)(OH)10 · 4H2O
Reference: Alabaster, C. (1990) New occurrences of secondary aluminium minerals from the Bristol District. J. Russell Soc., 3, No. 2, 49-59.; Alabaster, C. (1990) New occurrences of secondary aluminium minerals from the Bristol District. J. Russell Soc., 3 (2), 49-59.
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: [Self Collected]
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Alabaster, C. (1990) New occurrences of secondary aluminium minerals from the Bristol District. J. Russell Soc., 3, No. 2, 49-59.; Stanley C. J., A H Rankin, N Hollingworth (1996) Palaeokarst and vein Sr-Ba-Pb-Zn mineralization at Chipping Sodbury, UK. Conference: Mineralogy and Museums, Volume: Acta Mineralogica-Petrographica. Szeged. XXXVII. Supplementum. 1996
Gibbsite
Formula: Al(OH)3
Reference: Alabaster, C. (1990) New occurrences of secondary aluminium minerals from the Bristol District. J. Russell Soc., 3, No. 2, 49-59.
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: No reference listed
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Alabaster, C. (1990) New occurrences of secondary aluminium minerals from the Bristol District. J. Russell Soc., 3, No. 2, 49-59.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: No reference listed
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: Alabaster, C. (1990) New occurrences of secondary aluminium minerals from the Bristol District. J. Russell Soc., 3, No. 2, 49-59.
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Alabaster, C. (1990) New occurrences of secondary aluminium minerals from the Bristol District. J. Russell Soc., 3, No. 2, 49-59.
Melanterite
Formula: Fe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Description: Melanterite, a hydrated iron sulphate, formed due to the decomposition of Marcasite, was found in situ, associated with Strontionite and Gypsum.
Reference: Colleen Thomson collection
Para-alumohydrocalcite
Formula: CaAl2(CO3)2(OH)4 · 6H2O
Reference: Alabaster, C. (1990) New occurrences of secondary aluminium minerals from the Bristol District. J. Russell Soc., 3 (2), 49-59.; Ryback, G. (1992). Eighth supplementary list of British Isles minerals. Adv. Sci, 875, 7.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Alabaster, C. (1990) New occurrences of secondary aluminium minerals from the Bristol District. J. Russell Soc., 3, No. 2, 49-59.; Stanley C. J., A H Rankin, N Hollingworth (1996) Palaeokarst and vein Sr-Ba-Pb-Zn mineralization at Chipping Sodbury, UK. Conference: Mineralogy and Museums, Volume: Acta Mineralogica-Petrographica. Szeged. XXXVII. Supplementum. 1996
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Alabaster, C. (1990) New occurrences of secondary aluminium minerals from the Bristol District. J. Russell Soc., 3, No. 2, 49-59.
Scarbroite
Formula: Al5(CO3)(OH)13 · 5H2O
Reference: Ryback, G. (1992). Eighth supplementary list of British Isles minerals. Adv. Sci, 875, 7.; Alabaster, C. (1990) New occurrences of secondary aluminium minerals from the Bristol District. J. Russell Soc., 3, No. 2, 49-59.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Alabaster, C. (1990) New occurrences of secondary aluminium minerals from the Bristol District. J. Russell Soc., 3, No. 2, 49-59.; Stanley C. J., A H Rankin, N Hollingworth (1996) Palaeokarst and vein Sr-Ba-Pb-Zn mineralization at Chipping Sodbury, UK. Conference: Mineralogy and Museums, Volume: Acta Mineralogica-Petrographica. Szeged. XXXVII. Supplementum. 1996
Sphalerite var: Schalenblende
Reference: Paul De Bondt collection
Strontianite
Formula: SrCO3
Reference: No reference listed
'Wad'
Reference: Alabaster, C. (1990) New occurrences of secondary aluminium minerals from the Bristol District. J. Russell Soc., 3, No. 2, 49-59.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
var: Schalenblende2.CB.05aZnS
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Gibbsite4.FE.10Al(OH)3
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Alumohydrocalcite ?5.DB.05CaAl2(CO3)2(OH)4 · 4H2O
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Dundasite5.DB.10PbAl2(CO3)2(OH)4 · H2O
Para-alumohydrocalcite5.DB.05CaAl2(CO3)2(OH)4 · 6H2O
Scarbroite5.DA.35Al5(CO3)(OH)13 · 5H2O
Strontianite5.AB.15SrCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Celestine7.AD.35SrSO4
var: Barian Celestine7.AD.35(Sr,Ba)SO4
Felsőbányaite7.DD.05Al4(SO4)(OH)10 · 4H2O
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Melanterite7.CB.35Fe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Allophane9.ED.20(Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2 · 2.5-3H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Wad'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
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
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
X(OH)3
Gibbsite6.3.1.1Al(OH)3
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Strontianite14.1.3.3SrCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 16b - HYDRATED CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Alumohydrocalcite ?16b.2.3.1CaAl2(CO3)2(OH)4 · 4H2O
Dundasite16b.2.1.1PbAl2(CO3)2(OH)4 · H2O
Para-alumohydrocalcite16b.2.3.2CaAl2(CO3)2(OH)4 · 6H2O
Scarbroite16b.7.8.1Al5(CO3)(OH)13 · 5H2O
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Celestine28.3.1.2SrSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Melanterite29.6.10.1Fe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)4(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Felsőbányaite31.4.4.1Al4(SO4)(OH)10 · 4H2O
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
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Celestine
var: Barian Celestine
-(Sr,Ba)SO4
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Sphalerite
var: Schalenblende
-ZnS
'Wad'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H DundasitePbAl2(CO3)2(OH)4 · H2O
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H Allophane(Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2 · 2.5-3H2O
H FelsőbányaiteAl4(SO4)(OH)10 · 4H2O
H GibbsiteAl(OH)3
H Para-alumohydrocalciteCaAl2(CO3)2(OH)4 · 6H2O
H ScarbroiteAl5(CO3)(OH)13 · 5H2O
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
H AlumohydrocalciteCaAl2(CO3)2(OH)4 · 4H2O
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C DundasitePbAl2(CO3)2(OH)4 · H2O
C Para-alumohydrocalciteCaAl2(CO3)2(OH)4 · 6H2O
C ScarbroiteAl5(CO3)(OH)13 · 5H2O
C StrontianiteSrCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C CerussitePbCO3
C AlumohydrocalciteCaAl2(CO3)2(OH)4 · 4H2O
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
O CelestineSrSO4
O DundasitePbAl2(CO3)2(OH)4 · H2O
O Celestine (var: Barian Celestine)(Sr,Ba)SO4
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O Allophane(Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2 · 2.5-3H2O
O BaryteBaSO4
O FelsőbányaiteAl4(SO4)(OH)10 · 4H2O
O GibbsiteAl(OH)3
O Para-alumohydrocalciteCaAl2(CO3)2(OH)4 · 6H2O
O ScarbroiteAl5(CO3)(OH)13 · 5H2O
O StrontianiteSrCO3
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O HematiteFe2O3
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O QuartzSiO2
O MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
O CerussitePbCO3
O AlumohydrocalciteCaAl2(CO3)2(OH)4 · 4H2O
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
AlAluminium
Al DundasitePbAl2(CO3)2(OH)4 · H2O
Al Allophane(Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2 · 2.5-3H2O
Al FelsőbányaiteAl4(SO4)(OH)10 · 4H2O
Al GibbsiteAl(OH)3
Al Para-alumohydrocalciteCaAl2(CO3)2(OH)4 · 6H2O
Al ScarbroiteAl5(CO3)(OH)13 · 5H2O
Al AlumohydrocalciteCaAl2(CO3)2(OH)4 · 4H2O
SiSilicon
Si Allophane(Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2 · 2.5-3H2O
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S CelestineSrSO4
S GalenaPbS
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S Celestine (var: Barian Celestine)(Sr,Ba)SO4
S BaryteBaSO4
S FelsőbányaiteAl4(SO4)(OH)10 · 4H2O
S MarcasiteFeS2
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca Para-alumohydrocalciteCaAl2(CO3)2(OH)4 · 6H2O
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca AlumohydrocalciteCaAl2(CO3)2(OH)4 · 4H2O
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
SrStrontium
Sr CelestineSrSO4
Sr Celestine (var: Barian Celestine)(Sr,Ba)SO4
Sr StrontianiteSrCO3
BaBarium
Ba Celestine (var: Barian Celestine)(Sr,Ba)SO4
Ba BaryteBaSO4
PbLead
Pb DundasitePbAl2(CO3)2(OH)4 · H2O
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb CerussitePbCO3

References

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Alabaster, C. (1989) Alumohydrocalcite from the Bristol District. J. Russell Soc., 2, No. 2, 5-10.
Alabaster, C. (1990) New occurrences of secondary aluminium minerals from the Bristol District. J. Russell Soc., 3, No. 2, 49-59.
Stanley C. J., Rankin, A. H., Hollingworth, N. (1996) Palaeokarst and vein Sr-Ba-Pb-Zn mineralization at Chipping Sodbury, UK. Conference: Mineralogy and Museums, Volume: Acta Mineralogica-Petrographica. Szeged. XXXVII. Supplementum. 1996 (Abs.).

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