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Higher Pitts Mine, Priddy, Mendip, Somerset, England, UKi
Regional Level Types
Higher Pitts MineMine
Priddy- not defined -
MendipGroup of Divisions
SomersetCounty
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
51° 14' 19'' North , 2° 40' 3'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
UK National Grid Reference:
ST534491
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Mendip110,000 (2018)2.9km
Westbury-sub-Mendip801 (2018)3.5km
Wookey810 (2018)3.6km
Wells11,343 (2018)3.7km
Rodney Stoke269 (2018)4.9km


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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


27 valid minerals. 2 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: [MinRec 27:253]
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: [MinRec 27:253]
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: [MinRec 27:253]
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: [MinRec 27:253]
Calcite var: Manganoan Calcite
Formula: (Ca,Mn)CO3
Reference: [MinRec 27:253]
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 83; Mineralogical Record: 27: 253.
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: [MinRec 27:253]
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: [MinRec 27:253]
Chloroxiphite (TL)
Formula: Pb3CuO2Cl2(OH)2
Type Locality:
Reference: Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 83, 85; Mineralogical Magazine (1923): 20, 67-92 (the mineral 75-77); Clark, 1993 - "Hey's Mineral Index"] [MinRec 27:253]
Crednerite
Formula: CuMnO2
Reference: [Clark, 1993 - "Hey's Mineral Index"] [MinRec 27:253]
Diaboleite (TL)
Formula: Pb2CuCl2(OH)4
Type Locality:
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine (1923): 20, 67-92 (the mineral 78-80); Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 83; Clark, 1993, "Hey's Mineral Index"] [MinRec 27:253]
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: [MinRec 27:253]
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: [MinRec 27:253]
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: [MinRec 27:253]
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: [MinRec 27:253]
Hydrocerussite
Formula: Pb3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 83; Mineralogical Record: 27: 253.
Kentrolite
Formula: Pb2Mn3+2(Si2O7)O2
Reference: [MinRec 27:253]
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: [MinRec 27:253]
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: [MinRec 27:253]
Manganite
Formula: Mn3+O(OH)
Reference: [MinRec 27:253]
Melanotekite
Formula: Pb2Fe3+2(Si2O7)O2
Reference: [MinRec 27:253]
Mendipite
Formula: Pb3Cl2O2
Reference: Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 57; Mineralogical Record: 27: 253.
Mimetite
Formula: Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Reference: [MinRec 27:253]
Plattnerite
Formula: PbO2
Reference: [MinRec 27:253]
'Psilomelane'
Formula: Mn, O
Reference: [MinRec 27:253]
Pyrolusite
Formula: Mn4+O2
Reference: [MinRec 27:253]
Pyromorphite
Formula: Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Reference: [MinRec 27:253]
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: [MinRec 27:253]
Rhodochrosite
Formula: MnCO3
Reference: [MinRec 27:253]
'Tetrahedrite'
Formula: Cu6(Cu4X2)Sb4S13
Reference: [MinRec 27:253]
'Wad'
Reference: [MinRec 27:253]
Wulfenite
Formula: Pb(MoO4)
Reference: Spencer, L.J. (1923) New lead-copper minerals from the Mendip Hills (Somerset). Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 20, n° 102, 88-90.; Russell, A. (1936) Notes on the occurrence of wulfenite at Brandy Gill, Cumberland, and of leadhillite at Drumruck Mine, Kirkcudbrightshire. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 24, n° 153, 321-323 (referring to Spencer, 1923); Mineralogical Record 8: 302.; Mineralogical Record 27: 253.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
'Tetrahedrite'2.GB.05Cu6(Cu4X2)Sb4S13
Group 3 - Halides
Chloroxiphite (TL)3.DB.30Pb3CuO2Cl2(OH)2
Diaboleite (TL)3.DB.05Pb2CuCl2(OH)4
Mendipite3.DC.70Pb3Cl2O2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Crednerite4.AB.05CuMnO2
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Manganite4.FD.15Mn3+O(OH)
Plattnerite4.DB.05PbO2
Pyrolusite4.DB.05Mn4+O2
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Aragonite5.AB.15CaCO3
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
var: Manganoan Calcite5.AB.05(Ca,Mn)CO3
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Hydrocerussite5.BE.10Pb3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Rhodochrosite5.AB.05MnCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Wulfenite7.GA.05Pb(MoO4)
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Mimetite8.BN.05Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Pyromorphite8.BN.05Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Group 9 - Silicates
Kentrolite9.BE.80Pb2Mn3+2(Si2O7)O2
Melanotekite9.BE.80Pb2Fe3+2(Si2O7)O2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Psilomelane'-Mn, O
'Wad'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
'Tetrahedrite'3.3.6.1Cu6(Cu4X2)Sb4S13
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
AX2
Plattnerite4.4.1.6PbO2
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
Group 10 - OXYHALIDES AND HYDROXYHALIDES
A3(O,OH)2Xq
Mendipite10.3.1.1Pb3Cl2O2
AmBn(O,OH)pXq
Chloroxiphite (TL)10.6.4.1Pb3CuO2Cl2(OH)2
Diaboleite (TL)10.6.1.1Pb2CuCl2(OH)4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Rhodochrosite14.1.1.4MnCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(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
Pyromorphite41.8.4.1Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Wulfenite48.1.3.1Pb(MoO4)
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
Kentrolite56.2.10.2Pb2Mn3+2(Si2O7)O2
Melanotekite56.2.10.1Pb2Fe3+2(Si2O7)O2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Aragonite-CaCO3
Calcite
var: Manganoan Calcite
-(Ca,Mn)CO3
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Psilomelane'-Mn, O
'Wad'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H ChloroxiphitePb3CuO2Cl2(OH)2
H DiaboleitePb2CuCl2(OH)4
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H HydrocerussitePb3(CO3)2(OH)2
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H ManganiteMn3+O(OH)
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
CCarbon
C AragoniteCaCO3
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C CalciteCaCO3
C CerussitePbCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C HydrocerussitePb3(CO3)2(OH)2
C Calcite (var: Manganoan Calcite)(Ca,Mn)CO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C RhodochrositeMnCO3
OOxygen
O ChloroxiphitePb3CuO2Cl2(OH)2
O DiaboleitePb2CuCl2(OH)4
O AragoniteCaCO3
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O BaryteBaSO4
O CalciteCaCO3
O CerussitePbCO3
O CredneriteCuMnO2
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O HematiteFe2O3
O HydrocerussitePb3(CO3)2(OH)2
O KentrolitePb2Mn23+(Si2O7)O2
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O ManganiteMn3+O(OH)
O Calcite (var: Manganoan Calcite)(Ca,Mn)CO3
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O MelanotekitePb2Fe23+(Si2O7)O2
O MendipitePb3Cl2O2
O MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
O PlattneritePbO2
O PsilomelaneMn, O
O PyrolusiteMn4+O2
O PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
O QuartzSiO2
O RhodochrositeMnCO3
O WulfenitePb(MoO4)
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
SiSilicon
Si KentrolitePb2Mn23+(Si2O7)O2
Si MelanotekitePb2Fe23+(Si2O7)O2
Si QuartzSiO2
PPhosphorus
P PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
SSulfur
S BaryteBaSO4
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S ChalcociteCu2S
S GalenaPbS
S TetrahedriteCu6(Cu4X2)Sb4S13
ClChlorine
Cl ChloroxiphitePb3CuO2Cl2(OH)2
Cl DiaboleitePb2CuCl2(OH)4
Cl MendipitePb3Cl2O2
Cl MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
Cl PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
CaCalcium
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca Calcite (var: Manganoan Calcite)(Ca,Mn)CO3
MnManganese
Mn CredneriteCuMnO2
Mn KentrolitePb2Mn23+(Si2O7)O2
Mn ManganiteMn3+O(OH)
Mn Calcite (var: Manganoan Calcite)(Ca,Mn)CO3
Mn PsilomelaneMn, O
Mn PyrolusiteMn4+O2
Mn RhodochrositeMnCO3
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe MelanotekitePb2Fe23+(Si2O7)O2
CuCopper
Cu ChloroxiphitePb3CuO2Cl2(OH)2
Cu DiaboleitePb2CuCl2(OH)4
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu CredneriteCuMnO2
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu TetrahedriteCu6(Cu4X2)Sb4S13
AsArsenic
As MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
MoMolybdenum
Mo WulfenitePb(MoO4)
SbAntimony
Sb TetrahedriteCu6(Cu4X2)Sb4S13
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
PbLead
Pb ChloroxiphitePb3CuO2Cl2(OH)2
Pb DiaboleitePb2CuCl2(OH)4
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb HydrocerussitePb3(CO3)2(OH)2
Pb KentrolitePb2Mn23+(Si2O7)O2
Pb MelanotekitePb2Fe23+(Si2O7)O2
Pb MendipitePb3Cl2O2
Pb MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
Pb PlattneritePbO2
Pb PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
Pb WulfenitePb(MoO4)

References

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Spencer, L.J. (1923) New lead-copper minerals from the Mendip Hills (Somerset). Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 20, n° 102, 67-92.
Russell, A. (1936) Notes on the occurrence of wulfenite at Brandy Gill, Cumberland, and of leadhillite at Drumruck Mine, Kirkcudbrightshire. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 24, n° 153, 321-323 (referring to Spencer, 1923).
Dana 7: I: 722.
Palache, C., Berman, H., and Frondel, C. (1951) The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 83.
Mineralogical Record (1996) 27(4): 245-262.

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