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Wet Grooves Mine (Wet Groves Mine), Carperby-cum-Thoresby, Richmondshire, North Yorkshire, England, UKi
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Wet Grooves Mine (Wet Groves Mine)Mine
Carperby-cum-ThoresbyCivil Parish
RichmondshireDistrict
North YorkshireCounty
EnglandConstituent Country
UKCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
54° 18' 29'' North , 2° 1' 11'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
UK National Grid Reference:
SD987903
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Reeth724 (2018)10.1km
Hawes887 (2018)11.4km
Leyburn2,183 (2018)12.3km
Middleham825 (2018)13.9km
Hunton414 (2018)20.0km


Interesting spiralled shaft exploiting irregular pockets of ore, drained by Haw Bank Level.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


14 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Aurichalcite
Formula: (Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Reference: BMS Database
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: No reference listed
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: BMS Database
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: BMS Database
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: BMS Database
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: BMS Database
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: BMS Database
Greenockite
Formula: CdS
Reference: BMS Database
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: BMS Database
Hemimorphite
Formula: Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Reference: BMS Database
Linarite
Formula: PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Reference: BMS Database
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: BMS Database
Smithsonite
Formula: ZnCO3
Reference: BMS Database
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: BMS Database

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Greenockite2.CB.45CdS
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Aurichalcite5.BA.15(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Smithsonite5.AB.05ZnCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Linarite7.BC.65PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Group 9 - Silicates
Hemimorphite9.BD.10Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · 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
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Smithsonite14.1.1.6ZnCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Aurichalcite16a.4.2.1(Zn,Cu)5(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 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Linarite30.2.3.1PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] coordination
Hemimorphite56.1.2.1Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
H LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
CCarbon
C Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
C CalciteCaCO3
C CerussitePbCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C SmithsoniteZnCO3
OOxygen
O Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
O CalciteCaCO3
O CerussitePbCO3
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
O LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O SmithsoniteZnCO3
O BaryteBaSO4
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
SiSilicon
Si HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S GreenockiteCdS
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
S SphaleriteZnS
S BaryteBaSO4
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
CuCopper
Cu Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
ZnZinc
Zn Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Zn HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Zn SmithsoniteZnCO3
Zn SphaleriteZnS
CdCadmium
Cd GreenockiteCdS
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
PbLead
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2

References

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Dunham, K.C. & Wilson, A.A. (1985) Geology of the Northern Pennine Orefield, Volume 2 Stainmore to Craven. British Geological Survey: 170 – 171
Spensley, I.M., (2014), Mines and Miners of Wensleydale. UK Book Publishing: 153 – 158.

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