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Scottstown Quarry (Cross Moorfield Quarry), Ballymena, Co. Antrim, Ulster, Northern Ireland, UKi
Regional Level Types
Scottstown Quarry (Cross Moorfield Quarry)Quarry
Ballymena- not defined -
Co. AntrimCounty
UlsterProvince
Northern IrelandConstituent Country
UKCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
54° North , 5° West (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~22km
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:


Also known as Cross Moorfield quarry. Visits are by prior appointment only.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
British IslesGroup of Islands
North Atlantic Igneous ProvinceLarge Igneous Province
Ireland (island)Island

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


6 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Analcime
Formula: Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Reference: S. Moreton, unpublished observation
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: P Haas collection
'Chabazite'
Reference: S. Moreton, unpublished observation
Fluorapophyllite-(K)
Formula: KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
Reference: P Haas collection
Gyrolite
Formula: NaCa16Si23AlO60(OH)8 · 14H2O
Reference: P Haas collection
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: P Haas collection
Thomsonite-Ca
Formula: NaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
Description: Confirmed by XRD & XRF. Occurs as crusts of minute, acicular crystals on basalt.
Reference: S. Moreton, unpublished observation

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Analcime9.GB.05Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Fluorapophyllite-(K)9.EA.15KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
Gyrolite9.EE.30NaCa16Si23AlO60(OH)8 · 14H2O
Thomsonite-Ca9.GA.10NaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chabazite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
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
Fluorapophyllite-(K)72.3.1.1KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
Group 73 - PHYLLOSILICATES Condensed Tetrahedral Sheets
Condensed Tetrahedral Sheets with double and single layers
Gyrolite73.2.2c.1NaCa16Si23AlO60(OH)8 · 14H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Analcime77.1.1.1Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Chabazite'-
Thomsonite-Ca-NaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H GyroliteNaCa16Si23AlO60(OH)8 · 14H2O
H Fluorapophyllite-(K)KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
H AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
H Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
O CalciteCaCO3
O GyroliteNaCa16Si23AlO60(OH)8 · 14H2O
O Fluorapophyllite-(K)KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
O AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
O Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
FFluorine
F Fluorapophyllite-(K)KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
NaSodium
Na GyroliteNaCa16Si23AlO60(OH)8 · 14H2O
Na AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Na Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
AlAluminium
Al GyroliteNaCa16Si23AlO60(OH)8 · 14H2O
Al AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Al Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si GyroliteNaCa16Si23AlO60(OH)8 · 14H2O
Si Fluorapophyllite-(K)KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
Si AnalcimeNa(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Si Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O
KPotassium
K Fluorapophyllite-(K)KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca GyroliteNaCa16Si23AlO60(OH)8 · 14H2O
Ca Fluorapophyllite-(K)KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
Ca Thomsonite-CaNaCa2[Al5Si5O20] · 6H2O

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