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Colemans Quarry, Nunney, Mendip, Somerset, England, UK

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 51° 12' 17'' North , 2° 23' 32'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 51.20483,-2.39225
GeoHash:G#: gcn739d1b
UK National Grid Reference:ST726452
Locality type:Quarry
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate


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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


29 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: BMS Database
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: Turner, R.W. and Rumsey, M.S. (2010): Mineral Relationships in the Mendip Hills. Journal of the Russell Society, vol 13, pp 3-46;
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: BMS Database
Barytocalcite
Formula: BaCa(CO3)2
Reference: BMS Database
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: BMS Database
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: BMS Database
Chloroxiphite
Formula: Pb3CuO2Cl2(OH)2
Reference: BMS Database
Crednerite
Formula: CuMnO2
Reference: BMS Database
Cuprite ?
Formula: Cu2O
Reference: BMS Database
Diaboleite
Formula: Pb2CuCl2(OH)4
Reference: BMS Database
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: BMS Database
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Turner, R.W. and Rumsey, M.S. (2010): Mineral Relationships in the Mendip Hills. Journal of the Russell Society, vol 13, pp 3-46;
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: P Haas collection
Hausmannite ?
Formula: Mn2+Mn3+2O4
Reference: BMS Database
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: BMS Database
Hydrocerussite
Formula: Pb3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: BMS Database
Kentrolite ?
Formula: Pb2Mn3+2(Si2O7)O2
Reference: BMS Database
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: BMS Database
Manganite
Formula: Mn3+O(OH)
Reference: BMS Database
Melanotekite ?
Formula: Pb2Fe3+2(Si2O7)O2
Reference: BMS Database
Mendipite
Formula: Pb3Cl2O2
Reference: BMS Database
Mimetite
Formula: Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Reference: BMS Database
Paralaurionite
Formula: PbCl(OH)
Reference: BMS Database
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Turner, R.W. and Rumsey, M.S. (2010): Mineral Relationships in the Mendip Hills. Journal of the Russell Society, vol 13, pp 3-46;
Pyrolusite
Formula: Mn4+O2
Reference: Turner, R.W. and Rumsey, M.S. (2010): Mineral Relationships in the Mendip Hills. Journal of the Russell Society, vol 13, pp 3-46;
Pyromorphite ?
Formula: Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Reference: BMS Database
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: BMS Database
Rhodochrosite ?
Formula: MnCO3
Reference: BMS Database
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Turner, R.W. and Rumsey, M.S. (2010): Mineral Relationships in the Mendip Hills. Journal of the Russell Society, vol 13, pp 3-46;

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Galena'2.CD.10PbS
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
'Sphalerite'2.CB.05aZnS
Group 3 - Halides
'Chloroxiphite'3.DB.30Pb3CuO2Cl2(OH)2
'Diaboleite'3.DB.05Pb2CuCl2(OH)4
'Fluorite'3.AB.25CaF2
'Mendipite'3.DC.70Pb3Cl2O2
'Paralaurionite'3.DC.05PbCl(OH)
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Crednerite'4.AB.05CuMnO2
'Cuprite' ?4.AA.10Cu2O
'Goethite'4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
'Hausmannite' ?4.BB.10Mn2+Mn3+2O4
'Hematite'4.CB.05Fe2O3
'Manganite'4.FD.15Mn3+O(OH)
'Pyrolusite'4.DB.05Mn4+O2
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Aragonite'5.AB.15CaCO3
'Azurite'5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
'Barytocalcite'5.AB.45BaCa(CO3)2
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
'Cerussite'5.AB.15PbCO3
'Hydrocerussite'5.BE.10Pb3(CO3)2(OH)2
'Malachite'5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
'Rhodochrosite' ?5.AB.05MnCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Baryte'7.AD.35BaSO4
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
'Mimetite'8.BN.05Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
'Pyromorphite' ?8.BN.05Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Group 9 - Silicates
'Kentrolite' ?9.BE.80Pb2Mn3+2(Si2O7)O2
'Melanotekite' ?9.BE.80Pb2Fe3+2(Si2O7)O2

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 = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X
Cuprite ?4.1.1.1Cu2O
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
AX2
Pyrolusite4.4.1.4Mn4+O2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Manganite6.1.3.1Mn3+O(OH)
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
ABX2
Crednerite7.1.2.1CuMnO2
AB2X4
Hausmannite ?7.2.7.1Mn2+Mn3+2O4
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 10 - OXYHALIDES AND HYDROXYHALIDES
A(O,OH)Xq
Paralaurionite10.2.3.1PbCl(OH)
A3(O,OH)2Xq
Mendipite10.3.1.1Pb3Cl2O2
AmBn(O,OH)pXq
Chloroxiphite10.6.4.1Pb3CuO2Cl2(OH)2
Diaboleite10.6.1.1Pb2CuCl2(OH)4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Rhodochrosite ?14.1.1.4MnCO3
AB(XO3)2
Barytocalcite14.2.6.1BaCa(CO3)2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Hydrocerussite16a.2.2.1Pb3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Mimetite41.8.4.2Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Pyromorphite ?41.8.4.1Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and/or >[4] coordination
Kentrolite ?56.2.10.2Pb2Mn3+2(Si2O7)O2
Melanotekite ?56.2.10.1Pb2Fe3+2(Si2O7)O2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Aragonite-CaCO3

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H ChloroxiphitePb3CuO2Cl2(OH)2
H DiaboleitePb2CuCl2(OH)4
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H HydrocerussitePb3(CO3)2(OH)2
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H ManganiteMn3+O(OH)
H ParalaurionitePbCl(OH)
CCarbon
C AragoniteCaCO3
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C BarytocalciteBaCa(CO3)2
C CalciteCaCO3
C CerussitePbCO3
C HydrocerussitePb3(CO3)2(OH)2
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C RhodochrositeMnCO3
OOxygen
O AragoniteCaCO3
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O BaryteBaSO4
O BarytocalciteBaCa(CO3)2
O CalciteCaCO3
O CerussitePbCO3
O ChloroxiphitePb3CuO2Cl2(OH)2
O CredneriteCuMnO2
O CupriteCu2O
O DiaboleitePb2CuCl2(OH)4
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O HausmanniteMn2+Mn23+O4
O HematiteFe2O3
O HydrocerussitePb3(CO3)2(OH)2
O KentrolitePb2Mn23+(Si2O7)O2
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O ManganiteMn3+O(OH)
O MelanotekitePb2Fe23+(Si2O7)O2
O MendipitePb3Cl2O2
O MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
O ParalaurionitePbCl(OH)
O PyrolusiteMn4+O2
O PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
O QuartzSiO2
O RhodochrositeMnCO3
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
SiSilicon
Si KentrolitePb2Mn23+(Si2O7)O2
Si MelanotekitePb2Fe23+(Si2O7)O2
Si QuartzSiO2
PPhosphorus
P PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
SSulfur
S BaryteBaSO4
S GalenaPbS
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
ClChlorine
Cl ChloroxiphitePb3CuO2Cl2(OH)2
Cl DiaboleitePb2CuCl2(OH)4
Cl MendipitePb3Cl2O2
Cl MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
Cl ParalaurionitePbCl(OH)
Cl PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
CaCalcium
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
Ca BarytocalciteBaCa(CO3)2
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca FluoriteCaF2
MnManganese
Mn CredneriteCuMnO2
Mn HausmanniteMn2+Mn23+O4
Mn KentrolitePb2Mn23+(Si2O7)O2
Mn ManganiteMn3+O(OH)
Mn PyrolusiteMn4+O2
Mn RhodochrositeMnCO3
FeIron
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe MelanotekitePb2Fe23+(Si2O7)O2
Fe PyriteFeS2
CuCopper
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu ChloroxiphitePb3CuO2Cl2(OH)2
Cu CredneriteCuMnO2
Cu CupriteCu2O
Cu DiaboleitePb2CuCl2(OH)4
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
Ba BarytocalciteBaCa(CO3)2
PbLead
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb ChloroxiphitePb3CuO2Cl2(OH)2
Pb DiaboleitePb2CuCl2(OH)4
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb HydrocerussitePb3(CO3)2(OH)2
Pb KentrolitePb2Mn23+(Si2O7)O2
Pb MelanotekitePb2Fe23+(Si2O7)O2
Pb MendipitePb3Cl2O2
Pb MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
Pb ParalaurionitePbCl(OH)
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 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]

Early Carboniferous
323.2 - 358.9 Ma



ID: 3143353
Early Carboniferous limestone

Age: Mississippian (323.2 - 358.9 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{limestone}, Minor{claystone,siltstone}

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]

Mississippian
323.2 - 358.9 Ma



ID: 2031233
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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