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Wall Shaft Mine, Castleton, Derbyshire, England, UKi
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Wall Shaft MineMine
Castleton- not defined -
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
53° 20' 26'' North , 1° 46' 50'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
UK National Grid Reference:
SK146827
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Hope900 (2018)2.3km
Hope Valley1,001 (2012)2.5km
High Peak92,600 (2012)5.3km
Bamford859 (2018)6.1km
Tideswell1,647 (2018)7.0km


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Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
British IslesGroup of Islands
The Pennines, England, UKRange of Mountains and Hills
Peak District National Park, England, UKNational Park

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


13 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Reference: Quirk, D.G. (1986): Bulletin of the Peak District Mines Historical Society 9(6), 333-386
'Apatite var: Collophane'
Reference: Quirk, D.G. (1986): Bulletin of the Peak District Mines Historical Society 9(6), 333-386
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Quirk, D.G. (1986): Bulletin of the Peak District Mines Historical Society 9(6), 333-386
'Bitumen'
Reference: Quirk, D.G. (1986): Bulletin of the Peak District Mines Historical Society 9(6), 333-386
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Quirk, D.G. (1986): Bulletin of the Peak District Mines Historical Society 9(6), 333-386; Ford, T.D., Sarjeant, W.A.S., and Smith, M.E. (1993): UK Journal of Mines and Minerals 13, 16-55
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: Quirk, D.G. (1986): Bulletin of the Peak District Mines Historical Society 9(6), 333-386
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: Quirk, D.G. (1986): Bulletin of the Peak District Mines Historical Society 9(6), 333-386
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Quirk, D.G. (1986): Bulletin of the Peak District Mines Historical Society 9(6), 333-386
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Quirk, D.G. (1986): Bulletin of the Peak District Mines Historical Society 9(6), 333-386
Fluorite var: Blue John
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Quirk, D.G. (1986): Bulletin of the Peak District Mines Historical Society 9(6), 333-386
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Quirk, D.G. (1986): Bulletin of the Peak District Mines Historical Society 9(6), 333-386
'Glauconite'
Formula: (K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
Reference: Quirk, D.G. (1986): Bulletin of the Peak District Mines Historical Society 9(6), 333-386
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Quirk, D.G. (1986): Bulletin of the Peak District Mines Historical Society 9(6), 333-386
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: Quirk, D.G. (1986): Bulletin of the Peak District Mines Historical Society 9(6), 333-386
'Manganese Oxides'
Reference: Quirk, D.G. (1986): Bulletin of the Peak District Mines Historical Society 9(6), 333-386
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Quirk, D.G. (1986): Bulletin of the Peak District Mines Historical Society 9(6), 333-386
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Quirk, D.G. (1986): Bulletin of the Peak District Mines Historical Society 9(6), 333-386
Muscovite var: Illite
Formula: K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Reference: Quirk, D.G. (1986): Bulletin of the Peak District Mines Historical Society 9(6), 333-386
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Quirk, D.G. (1986): Bulletin of the Peak District Mines Historical Society 9(6), 333-386
Smithsonite
Formula: ZnCO3
Reference: Quirk, D.G. (1986): Bulletin of the Peak District Mines Historical Society 9(6), 333-386
Vivianite
Formula: Fe2+3(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Reference: Quirk, D.G. (1986): Bulletin of the Peak District Mines Historical Society 9(6), 333-386

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
var: Blue John3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Smithsonite5.AB.05ZnCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Vivianite8.CE.40Fe2+3(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Illite9.EC.15K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'var: Collophane'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Bitumen'-
'Glauconite'-(K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Manganese Oxides'-

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
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
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 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
A3(XO4)2·xH2O
Vivianite40.3.6.1Fe2+3(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
'Glauconite'71.2.2a.5(K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Illite71.2.2d.2K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'var: Collophane'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Bitumen'-
Fluorite
var: Blue John
-CaF2
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Manganese Oxides'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H VivianiteFe32+(PO4)2 · 8H2O
H Glauconite(K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C CerussitePbCO3
C SmithsoniteZnCO3
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
O BaryteBaSO4
O CerussitePbCO3
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O VivianiteFe32+(PO4)2 · 8H2O
O Glauconite(K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
O SmithsoniteZnCO3
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
F Fluorite (var: Blue John)CaF2
F ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
NaSodium
Na Glauconite(K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
MgMagnesium
Mg Glauconite(K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Al Glauconite(K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Si Glauconite(K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
PPhosphorus
P VivianiteFe32+(PO4)2 · 8H2O
P ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
SSulfur
S BaryteBaSO4
S GalenaPbS
S MarcasiteFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
S ChalcociteCu2S
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ClChlorine
Cl ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
KPotassium
K Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
K Glauconite(K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca Fluorite (var: Blue John)CaF2
Ca ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
FeIron
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe VivianiteFe32+(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Fe Glauconite(K,Na)(Fe3+,Al,Mg)2(Si,Al)4O10(OH)2
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
CuCopper
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SmithsoniteZnCO3
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb CerussitePbCO3

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Late Carboniferous
298.9 - 323.2 Ma



ID: 3160893
Late Carboniferous sandstone

Age: Pennsylvanian (298.9 - 323.2 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{sandstone}, Minor{siltstone,mudstone}

Reference: Asch, K. The 1:5M International Geological Map of Europe and Adjacent Areas: Development and Implementation of a GIS-enabled Concept. Geologisches Jahrbuch, SA 3. [147]

Early Carboniferous
323.2 - 358.9 Ma



ID: 3186080
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Mississippian (323.2 - 358.9 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

Mississippian
323.2 - 358.9 Ma



ID: 2035692
Dinantian Rocks (Undifferentiated)

Age: Mississippian (323.2 - 358.9 Ma)

Lithology: Limestone with subordinate sandstone and argillaceous rocks

Reference: British Geological Survey. DiGMapGB-625. British Geological Survey ©NERC. [23]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

References

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Quirk, D.G. (1986): Mineralization and Stress History in North Derbyshire: The Paragenesis and Geology of Peakshole Sough and Cowlow Nick (Castleton) as a Key to Structure and Ore Formation in the North Part of the South Pennine Orefield. Bulletin of the Peak District Mines Historical Society 9(6), 333-386.
Ford, T.D., Sarjeant, W.A.S., and Smith, M.E. (1993): The minerals of the Peak district of Derbyshire. UK Journal of Mines and Minerals 13, 16-55.


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