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Chapel Quarry, Raith, Fife, Scotland, UK

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 56° North , 3° West (est.)
Margin of Error:~43km
Locality type:Quarry
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate


Quarry in dolomotized limestone. Active in the 1800s. Fossil replacement by silicates.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


9 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Apophyllite'
Reference: Heddle, Matthew Foster, 1901, Mineralogy of Scotland ; James Phemister and A. G. MacGregor (1942) Note on Datolite and Other Minerals in a Contact-Altered Limestone at Chapel Quarry, Near Kirkcaldy, Fife. Mineralogical Magazine 26:275-282.
'Bitumen'
Reference: Heddle, Matthew Foster, 1901, Mineralogy of Scotland
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Heddle, Matthew Foster, 1901, Mineralogy of Scotland
Datolite
Formula: CaB(SiO4)(OH)
Reference: James Phemister and A. G. MacGregor (1942) Note on Datolite and Other Minerals in a Contact-Altered Limestone at Chapel Quarry, Near Kirkcaldy, Fife. Mineralogical Magazine 26:275-282.
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Heddle, Matthew Foster, 1901, Mineralogy of Scotland ; James Phemister and A. G. MacGregor (1942) Note on Datolite and Other Minerals in a Contact-Altered Limestone at Chapel Quarry, Near Kirkcaldy, Fife. Mineralogical Magazine 26:275-282.
Grossular
Formula: Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: James Phemister and A. G. MacGregor (1942) Note on Datolite and Other Minerals in a Contact-Altered Limestone at Chapel Quarry, Near Kirkcaldy, Fife. Mineralogical Magazine 26:275-282.
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: James Phemister and A. G. MacGregor (1942) Note on Datolite and Other Minerals in a Contact-Altered Limestone at Chapel Quarry, Near Kirkcaldy, Fife. Mineralogical Magazine 26:275-282.
Pectolite
Formula: NaCa2Si3O8(OH)
Reference: James Phemister and A. G. MacGregor (1942) Note on Datolite and Other Minerals in a Contact-Altered Limestone at Chapel Quarry, Near Kirkcaldy, Fife. Mineralogical Magazine 26:275-282.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Heddle, Matthew Foster, 1901, Mineralogy of Scotland ; James Phemister and A. G. MacGregor (1942) Note on Datolite and Other Minerals in a Contact-Altered Limestone at Chapel Quarry, Near Kirkcaldy, Fife. Mineralogical Magazine 26:275-282.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: James Phemister and A. G. MacGregor (1942) Note on Datolite and Other Minerals in a Contact-Altered Limestone at Chapel Quarry, Near Kirkcaldy, Fife. Mineralogical Magazine 26:275-282.
Talc
Formula: Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Reference: James Phemister and A. G. MacGregor (1942) Note on Datolite and Other Minerals in a Contact-Altered Limestone at Chapel Quarry, Near Kirkcaldy, Fife. Mineralogical Magazine 26:275-282.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
'Sphalerite'2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Opal'4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
'Dolomite'5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Group 9 - Silicates
'Datolite'9.AJ.20CaB(SiO4)(OH)
'Grossular'9.AD.25Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
'Pectolite'9.DG.05NaCa2Si3O8(OH)
'Talc'9.EC.05Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apophyllite'-
'Bitumen'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Grossular51.4.3b.2Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Group 54 - NESOSILICATES Borosilicates and Some Beryllosilicates
Borosilicates and Some Beryllosilicates with B in [4] coordination
Datolite54.2.1a.1CaB(SiO4)(OH)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=3
Pectolite65.2.1.4aNaCa2Si3O8(OH)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Talc71.2.1.3Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with H2O and organics
Opal75.2.1.1SiO2 · nH2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apophyllite'-
'Bitumen'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H DatoliteCaB(SiO4)(OH)
H OpalSiO2 · nH2O
H PectoliteNaCa2Si3O8(OH)
H TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
BBoron
B DatoliteCaB(SiO4)(OH)
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
O DatoliteCaB(SiO4)(OH)
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
O OpalSiO2 · nH2O
O PectoliteNaCa2Si3O8(OH)
O TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
NaSodium
Na PectoliteNaCa2Si3O8(OH)
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
SiSilicon
Si DatoliteCaB(SiO4)(OH)
Si GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Si OpalSiO2 · nH2O
Si PectoliteNaCa2Si3O8(OH)
Si TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DatoliteCaB(SiO4)(OH)
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Ca PectoliteNaCa2Si3O8(OH)
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS

References

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Heddle, Matthew Foster, 1901, Mineralogy of Scotland
James Phemister and A. G. MacGregor (1942) Note on Datolite and Other Minerals in a Contact-Altered Limestone at Chapel Quarry, Near Kirkcaldy, Fife. Mineralogical Magazine 26:275-282.


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