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Newcastle, Mourne Mountains, Co. Down, Ulster, Northern Ireland, UKi
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NewcastleTown
Mourne MountainsMountain Range
Co. DownCounty
UlsterProvince
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54° 12' 54'' North , 5° 53' 23'' West
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14 valid minerals.

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Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Green, D.I., Bell, R. & Moreton, S. (2005) UK J. Mines & Minerals, No. 25, p.25-30.
'Apophyllite'
Reference: Nockolds, S.R. & Richey, J.E. (1939) Amer. J Sci. 237, p.27-47.
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Reference: Green, D.I., Bell, R. & Moreton, S. (2005) UK J. Mines & Minerals, No. 25, p.25-30.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Green, D.I., Bell, R. & Moreton, S. (2005) UK J. Mines & Minerals, No. 25, p.25-30.
Chabazite-Ca
Formula: (Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Reference: Green, D.I., Bell, R. & Moreton, S. (2005) UK J. Mines & Minerals, No. 25, p.25-30.
Chamosite
Formula: (Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
Reference: Green, D.I., Bell, R. & Moreton, S. (2005) UK J. Mines & Minerals, No. 25, p.25-30.
Danalite
Formula: Be3Fe2+4(SiO4)3S
Reference: Green, D.I., Bell, R. & Moreton, S. (2005) UK J. Mines & Minerals, No. 25, p.25-30.
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Nockolds, S.R. & Richey, J.E. (1939) Amer. J Sci. 237, p.27-47.; Green, D.I., Bell, R. & Moreton, S. (2005) UK J. Mines & Minerals, No. 25, p.25-30.
'Gadolinite'
Reference: Lacroix, M.A. (1888) Bull. Soc. Francaise de Minéralogie, 11, p.68-9.
Heulandite-Ca
Formula: (Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
Reference: Green, D.I., Bell, R. & Moreton, S. (2005) UK J. Mines & Minerals, No. 25, p.25-30.
'Mica Group'
Reference: Green, D.I., Bell, R. & Moreton, S. (2005) UK J. Mines & Minerals, No. 25, p.25-30.
'Monazite'
Reference: Green, D.I., Bell, R. & Moreton, S. (2005) UK J. Mines & Minerals, No. 25, p.25-30.
Orthoclase
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Green, D.I., Bell, R. & Moreton, S. (2005) UK J. Mines & Minerals, No. 25, p.25-30.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Green, D.I., Bell, R. & Moreton, S. (2005) UK J. Mines & Minerals, No. 25, p.25-30.
Quartz var: Smoky Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Green, D.I., Bell, R. & Moreton, S. (2005) UK J. Mines & Minerals, No. 25, p.25-30.
Saponite
Formula: Ca0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Reference: Green, D.I., Bell, R. & Moreton, S. (2005) UK J. Mines & Minerals, No. 25, p.25-30.
Siderophyllite
Formula: KFe2+2Al(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
Stilbite-Ca
Formula: NaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
Reference: Green, D.I., Bell, R. & Moreton, S. (2005) UK J. Mines & Minerals, No. 25, p.25-30.
Topaz
Formula: Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Beryl9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Chabazite-Ca9.GD.10(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Chamosite9.EC.55(Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
Danalite9.FB.10Be3Fe2+4(SiO4)3S
Heulandite-Ca9.GE.05(Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
Orthoclase9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Saponite9.EC.45Ca0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Siderophyllite9.EC.20KFe2+2Al(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
Stilbite-Ca9.GE.10NaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
Topaz9.AF.35Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apophyllite'-
'Gadolinite'-
'Mica Group'-
'Monazite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] coordination only
Topaz52.3.1.1Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
Beryl61.1.1.1Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Siderophyllite71.2.2b.5KFe2+2Al(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 clays
Saponite71.3.1b.2Ca0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Sheets of 6-membered rings interlayered 1:1, 2:1, and octahedra
Chamosite71.4.1.7(Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Orthoclase76.1.1.1K(AlSi3O8)
Al-Si Framework Feldspathoids and related species
Danalite76.2.4.2Be3Fe2+4(SiO4)3S
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Chabazite-Ca77.1.2.1(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Heulandite-Ca77.1.4.1(Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
Stilbite-Ca77.1.4.3NaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Apophyllite'-
'Gadolinite'-
'Mica Group'-
'Monazite'-
Quartz
var: Smoky Quartz
-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Stilbite-CaNaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
H SiderophylliteKFe22+Al(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
H TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
H Heulandite-Ca(Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
H SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
H Chamosite(Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
H Chabazite-Ca(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
BeBeryllium
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Be DanaliteBe3Fe42+(SiO4)3S
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O Stilbite-CaNaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
O SiderophylliteKFe22+Al(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
O TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
O Heulandite-Ca(Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
O Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
O SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
O DanaliteBe3Fe42+(SiO4)3S
O Chamosite(Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
O CalciteCaCO3
O Chabazite-Ca(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
O QuartzSiO2
FFluorine
F TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
F FluoriteCaF2
NaSodium
Na Stilbite-CaNaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
Na Heulandite-Ca(Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Na Chabazite-Ca(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Mg Chamosite(Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
AlAluminium
Al Stilbite-CaNaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
Al SiderophylliteKFe22+Al(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
Al TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Al Heulandite-Ca(Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Al SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Al Chamosite(Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
Al Chabazite-Ca(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
SiSilicon
Si Stilbite-CaNaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
Si SiderophylliteKFe22+Al(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
Si TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Si Heulandite-Ca(Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Si Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
Si SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Si DanaliteBe3Fe42+(SiO4)3S
Si Chamosite(Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
Si Chabazite-Ca(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S DanaliteBe3Fe42+(SiO4)3S
KPotassium
K SiderophylliteKFe22+Al(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
K OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
K Chabazite-Ca(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
CaCalcium
Ca Stilbite-CaNaCa4[Al9Si27O72] · nH2O
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca Heulandite-Ca(Ca,Na)5(Si27Al9)O72 · 26H2O
Ca SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Chabazite-Ca(Ca,K2,Na2)2[Al2Si4O12]2 · 12H2O
FeIron
Fe SiderophylliteKFe22+Al(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
Fe SaponiteCa0.25(Mg,Fe)3((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Fe DanaliteBe3Fe42+(SiO4)3S
Fe Chamosite(Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8

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Wikipedia:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Newcastle,_County_Down
Wikidata ID:Q1973774

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