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Wet Grooves Mine (Wet Groves Mine), Askrigg, Wensleydale, North Pennines, North Yorkshire, England, UK

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 54° 18' 29'' North , 2° 1' 12'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 54.3081440908, -2.0199821051
UK National Grid Reference:SD987903
Other regions containing this locality:The Pennines, England, UK

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

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14 valid minerals.

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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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