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Kilchoan, Ardnamurchan, Highland, Scotland, UK

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 56° 41' 51'' North , 6° 6' 48'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 56.69769,-6.11341
GeoHash:G#: gf5dsckrg
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Other/historical names associated with this locality:Argyllshire


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20 valid minerals. 3 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

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Åkermanite
Formula: Ca2Mg(Si2O7)
Reference: Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, & Nichols, Handbook of Mineralogy.; Agrell, S.O. (1965) Polythermal metamorphism of limestones at Kilchoan, Ardnamurchan. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 34, n° 268, p. 1-15.; Embrey, P.G. (1978) Fourth supplementary list of British Minerals. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 42, n° 322, p. 169-177.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Agrell, S.O. (1965) Polythermal metamorphism of limestones at Kilchoan, Ardnamurchan. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 34, n° 268, 1-15.; Embrey, P.G. (1978) Fourth supplementary list of British minerals. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 42, n° 322, 169-177 (referring to Agrell)
Corundum
Formula: Al2O3
Corundum var: Sapphire
Formula: Al2O3
Cuspidine
Formula: Ca4(Si2O7)(F,OH)2
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine 1965 34 : 1-15.
Dellaite (TL)
Formula: Ca6Si3O11(OH)2
Reference: Agrell, S.O. (1965) Polythermal metamorphism of limestones at Kilchoan, Ardnamurchan. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 34, n° 268, 1-15.; Embrey, P.G. (1978) Fourth supplementary list of British minerals. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 42, n° 322, 169-177 (referring to Agrell).;
Ettringite
Formula: Ca6Al2(SO4)3(OH)12 · 26H2O
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine 1965 34 : 1-15.
Foshagite
Formula: Ca4(Si3O9)(OH)2
Reference: Agrell, S.O. (1965) Polythermal Metamorphism of Limestones at Kilchoan, Ardnamurchan. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 34, n° 268, 1-15.; Embrey, P.G. (1978) Fourth supplementary list of British minerals. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 42, n° 322, 169-177 (referring to Agrell);
Grossular
Formula: Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine 1965 34 : 1-15.
Kilchoanite (TL)
Formula: Ca6(SiO4)(Si3O10)
Reference: Handbook of Mineralogy - Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols; Agrell, S.O. and Gay, P. (1961) Kilchoanite, a Polymorph of Rankinite. Nature, 189, 743; Agrell, S.O. (1965) Polythermal Metamorphism of Limestones at Kilchoan, Ardnamurchan. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 34, n° 268, 1-15.; Embrey, P.G. (1978) Fourth supplementary list of British minerals. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 42, n° 322, 169-177 (referring to Agrell);
Larnite
Formula: Ca2SiO4
Reference: Handbook of Mineralogy - Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols; Agrell, S.O. (1965) Polythermal Metamorphism of Limestones at Kilchoan, Ardnamurchan. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 34, n° 268, 1-15.; Embrey, P.G. (1978) Fourth supplementary list of British minerals. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 42, n° 322, 169-177 (referring to Agrell);
'Limestone'
Reference: Agrell, S.O. (1965) Polythermal Metamorphism of Limestones at Kilchoan, Ardnamurchan. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 34, n° 268, 1-15.; Embrey, P.G. (1978) Fourth supplementary list of British minerals. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 42, n° 322, 169-177 (referring to Agrell);
Merwinite
Formula: Ca3Mg(SiO4)2
Reference: Handbook of Mineralogy - Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols; Agrell, S.O. (1965) Polythermal Metamorphism of Limestones at Kilchoan, Ardnamurchan. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 34, n° 268, 1-15.; Embrey, P.G. (1978) Fourth supplementary list of British minerals. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 42, n° 322, 169-177 (referring to Agrell);
Monticellite
Formula: CaMgSiO4
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine 1965 34 : 1-15.
Plombièrite
Formula: [Ca4Si6O16(OH)2 · 2H2O]·(Ca·5H2O)
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine 1965 34 : 1-15.
Rankinite
Formula: Ca3Si2O7
Reference: Handbook of Mineralogy - Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols; Agrell, S.O. and Gay, P. (1961) Kilchoanite, a Polymorph of Rankinite. Nature, 189, 743; Agrell, S.O. (1965) Polythermal Metamorphism of Limestones at Kilchoan, Ardnamurchan. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 34, n° 268, 1-15.; Embrey, P.G. (1978) Fourth supplementary list of British minerals. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 42, n° 322, 169-177 (referring to Agrell);
Rustumite (TL)
Formula: Ca10(Si2O7)2(SiO4)(OH)2Cl2
Reference: Min Mag (1965) 34:1-15; Mineralogical Magazine 1965 34 : 1-15.
Scawtite
Formula: Ca7(Si3O9)2CO3 · 2H2O
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine 1965 34 : 1-15.
Spurrite
Formula: Ca5(SiO4)2(CO3)
Reference: Handbook of Mineralogy - Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols; Agrell, S.O. (1965) Polythermal metamorphism of limestones at Kilchoan, Ardnamurchan. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 34, n° 268, 1-15.; Embrey, P.G. (1978) Fourth supplementary list of British minerals. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 42, n° 322, 169-177 (referring to Agrell)
Tilleyite
Formula: Ca5(Si2O7)(CO3)2
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine 1965 34 : 1-15.
Vesuvianite
Formula: (Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine 1965 34 : 1-15.
Wollastonite
Formula: CaSiO3
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine 1965 34 : 1-15.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Corundum'4.CB.05Al2O3
var: Sapphire4.CB.05Al2O3
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Ettringite'7.DG.15Ca6Al2(SO4)3(OH)12 · 26H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
'Cuspidine'9.BE.17Ca4(Si2O7)(F,OH)2
'Dellaite' (TL)9.BG.45Ca6Si3O11(OH)2
'Foshagite'9.DG.15Ca4(Si3O9)(OH)2
'Grossular'9.AD.25Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
'Kilchoanite' (TL)9.BJ.45Ca6(SiO4)(Si3O10)
'Larnite'9.AD.05Ca2SiO4
'Merwinite'9.AD.15Ca3Mg(SiO4)2
'Monticellite'9.AC.10CaMgSiO4
'Plombièrite'9.DG.08[Ca4Si6O16(OH)2 · 2H2O]·(Ca·5H2O)
'Rankinite'9.BC.15Ca3Si2O7
'Rustumite' (TL)9.BG.30Ca10(Si2O7)2(SiO4)(OH)2Cl2
Scawtite9.CK.15Ca7(Si3O9)2CO3 · 2H2O
Spurrite9.AH.15Ca5(SiO4)2(CO3)
Tilleyite9.BE.82Ca5(Si2O7)(CO3)2
Vesuvianite9.BG.35(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Wollastonite9.DG.05CaSiO3
'Åkermanite'9.BB.10Ca2Mg(Si2O7)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Limestone'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Corundum4.3.1.1Al2O3
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Miscellaneous
Ettringite31.10.2.1Ca6Al2(SO4)3(OH)12 · 26H2O
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with all cations in octahedral [6] coordination
Monticellite51.3.2.1CaMgSiO4
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Grossular51.4.3b.2Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Merwinite51.4.2.1Ca3Mg(SiO4)2
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Larnite51.5.1.1Ca2SiO4
Group 53 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and Other Anions or Complex Cations
Insular SiO4 Groups and Other Anions of Complex Cations with (CO3)
Spurrite53.1.1.1Ca5(SiO4)2(CO3)
Group 55 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups,Generally with no Additional Anions
Si2O7 Groups, Generally with no Additional Anions with cations in [7] coordination
Rankinite55.3.1.1Ca3Si2O7
Si2O7 Groups, Generally with No Additional Anions with cations in [8] and lower coordination
Åkermanite55.4.1.1Ca2Mg(Si2O7)
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
Cuspidine56.2.4.3Ca4(Si2O7)(F,OH)2
Tilleyite56.2.9.1Ca5(Si2O7)(CO3)2
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Dellaite (TL)58.2.15. Ca6Si3O11(OH)2
Rustumite (TL)58.2.5.1Ca10(Si2O7)2(SiO4)(OH)2Cl2
Vesuvianite58.2.4.1(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with insular single and triple groups (n=1, 3)
Kilchoanite (TL)58.3.2.1Ca6(SiO4)(Si3O10)
Group 64 - CYCLOSILICATES Rings with Other Anions and Insular Silicate Groups
Rings with Other Anions and Insular Silicate Groups: 3-membered rings with other anion groups
Scawtite64.2.1.1Ca7(Si3O9)2CO3 · 2H2O
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=3
Foshagite65.2.2.1Ca4(Si3O9)(OH)2
Wollastonite65.2.1.1cCaSiO3
Group 72 - PHYLLOSILICATES Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings
Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings with 3-, 4-, or 5-membered rings and 8-membered rings
Plombièrite72.3.2.3[Ca4Si6O16(OH)2 · 2H2O]·(Ca·5H2O)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Corundum
var: Sapphire
-Al2O3
'Limestone'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H DellaiteCa6Si3O11(OH)2
H EttringiteCa6Al2(SO4)3(OH)12 · 26H2O
H FoshagiteCa4(Si3O9)(OH)2
H Plombièrite[Ca4Si6O16(OH)2 · 2H2O]·(Ca·5H2O)
H RustumiteCa10(Si2O7)2(SiO4)(OH)2Cl2
H ScawtiteCa7(Si3O9)2CO3 · 2H2O
H Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
BBoron
B Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C ScawtiteCa7(Si3O9)2CO3 · 2H2O
C SpurriteCa5(SiO4)2(CO3)
C TilleyiteCa5(Si2O7)(CO3)2
OOxygen
O ÅkermaniteCa2Mg(Si2O7)
O CalciteCaCO3
O CorundumAl2O3
O CuspidineCa4(Si2O7)(F,OH)2
O DellaiteCa6Si3O11(OH)2
O EttringiteCa6Al2(SO4)3(OH)12 · 26H2O
O FoshagiteCa4(Si3O9)(OH)2
O GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
O KilchoaniteCa6(SiO4)(Si3O10)
O LarniteCa2SiO4
O MerwiniteCa3Mg(SiO4)2
O MonticelliteCaMgSiO4
O Plombièrite[Ca4Si6O16(OH)2 · 2H2O]·(Ca·5H2O)
O RankiniteCa3Si2O7
O RustumiteCa10(Si2O7)2(SiO4)(OH)2Cl2
O Corundum (var: Sapphire)Al2O3
O ScawtiteCa7(Si3O9)2CO3 · 2H2O
O SpurriteCa5(SiO4)2(CO3)
O TilleyiteCa5(Si2O7)(CO3)2
O Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
O WollastoniteCaSiO3
FFluorine
F CuspidineCa4(Si2O7)(F,OH)2
F Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
NaSodium
Na Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
MgMagnesium
Mg ÅkermaniteCa2Mg(Si2O7)
Mg MerwiniteCa3Mg(SiO4)2
Mg MonticelliteCaMgSiO4
Mg Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
AlAluminium
Al CorundumAl2O3
Al EttringiteCa6Al2(SO4)3(OH)12 · 26H2O
Al GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Al Corundum (var: Sapphire)Al2O3
Al Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
SiSilicon
Si ÅkermaniteCa2Mg(Si2O7)
Si CuspidineCa4(Si2O7)(F,OH)2
Si DellaiteCa6Si3O11(OH)2
Si FoshagiteCa4(Si3O9)(OH)2
Si GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Si KilchoaniteCa6(SiO4)(Si3O10)
Si LarniteCa2SiO4
Si MerwiniteCa3Mg(SiO4)2
Si MonticelliteCaMgSiO4
Si Plombièrite[Ca4Si6O16(OH)2 · 2H2O]·(Ca·5H2O)
Si RankiniteCa3Si2O7
Si RustumiteCa10(Si2O7)2(SiO4)(OH)2Cl2
Si ScawtiteCa7(Si3O9)2CO3 · 2H2O
Si SpurriteCa5(SiO4)2(CO3)
Si TilleyiteCa5(Si2O7)(CO3)2
Si Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Si WollastoniteCaSiO3
SSulfur
S EttringiteCa6Al2(SO4)3(OH)12 · 26H2O
ClChlorine
Cl RustumiteCa10(Si2O7)2(SiO4)(OH)2Cl2
CaCalcium
Ca ÅkermaniteCa2Mg(Si2O7)
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca CuspidineCa4(Si2O7)(F,OH)2
Ca DellaiteCa6Si3O11(OH)2
Ca EttringiteCa6Al2(SO4)3(OH)12 · 26H2O
Ca FoshagiteCa4(Si3O9)(OH)2
Ca GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Ca KilchoaniteCa6(SiO4)(Si3O10)
Ca LarniteCa2SiO4
Ca MerwiniteCa3Mg(SiO4)2
Ca MonticelliteCaMgSiO4
Ca Plombièrite[Ca4Si6O16(OH)2 · 2H2O]·(Ca·5H2O)
Ca RankiniteCa3Si2O7
Ca RustumiteCa10(Si2O7)2(SiO4)(OH)2Cl2
Ca ScawtiteCa7(Si3O9)2CO3 · 2H2O
Ca SpurriteCa5(SiO4)2(CO3)
Ca TilleyiteCa5(Si2O7)(CO3)2
Ca Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Ca WollastoniteCaSiO3
FeIron
Fe Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10

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Agrell, S.O. (1965) Polythermal metamorphism of limestones at Kilchoan, Ardnamurchan. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 34, n° 268, p. 1-15.
Embrey, P.G. (1978) Fourth supplementary list of British Minerals. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 42, n° 322, p. 169-177.

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