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Isle of Man

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Lady Isabella (The Great Laxey Wheel)

Great Laxey Mine, Laxey, Isle of Man
Area:572 km2
Locality type:Crown Dependency


The Isle of Man is a self-governing British Crown Dependency, located in the Irish Sea between the islands of Great Britain and Ireland,

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33 valid minerals.

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Detailed Mineral List:

Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Atacamite
Formula: Cu2(OH)3Cl
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Botallackite
Formula: Cu2(OH)3Cl
'Breccia'
Brochantite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
'Clays'
Connellite
Formula: Cu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
'commodity:Copper'
Formula: Cu
'Dolerite'
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Galena
Formula: PbS
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
Galena var: Argentiferous Galena
Formula: PbS
Graphite
Formula: C
Gratonite
Formula: Pb9As4S15
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Hydrozincite
Formula: Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
'commodity:Iron'
Formula: Fe
'Ironstone'
Jarosite
Formula: KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
'commodity:Lead'
Formula: Pb
'Limestone'
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Linarite
Formula: PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Melanterite
Formula: Fe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
'Mica Group'
'Plumosite'
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Pyromorphite
Formula: Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
Quartz var: Agate
Rhodochrosite
Formula: MnCO3
Serpierite
Formula: Ca(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
'Shale'
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Stibnite
Formula: Sb2S3
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Valentinite
Formula: Sb2O3
'Wad'
'commodity:Zinc'
Formula: Zn

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Graphite1.CB.05aC
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
var: Argentiferous Galena2.CD.10PbS
Gratonite2.JB.55Pb9As4S15
Plumosite2..
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Stibnite2.DB.05Sb2S3
Tetrahedrite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Group 3 - Halides
Atacamite3.DA.10aCu2(OH)3Cl
Botallackite3.DA.10bCu2(OH)3Cl
Connellite3.DA.25Cu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Agate4.DA.05SiO2
Valentinite4.CB.55Sb2O3
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Hydrozincite5.BA.15Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Rhodochrosite5.AB.05MnCO3
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Brochantite7.BB.25Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Jarosite7.BC.10KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Linarite7.BC.65PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Melanterite7.CB.35Fe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Serpierite7.DD.30Ca(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Pyromorphite8.BN.05Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Group 9 - Silicates
Beryl9.CJ.05Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Breccia-
Clays-
Dolerite-
Ironstone-
Limestone-
Limonite-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Mica Group-
Shale-
Wad-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Graphite1.3.6.2C
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Stibnite2.11.2.1Sb2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
Gratonite3.3.2.1Pb9As4S15
Tetrahedrite3.3.6.1Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Valentinite4.3.11.1Sb2O3
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 10 - OXYHALIDES AND HYDROXYHALIDES
A2(O,OH)3Xq
Atacamite10.1.1.1Cu2(OH)3Cl
Botallackite10.1.3.1Cu2(OH)3Cl
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Rhodochrosite14.1.1.4MnCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Hydrozincite16a.4.1.1Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Melanterite29.6.10.1Fe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)m(XO4)pZq, where m:p>2:1
Brochantite30.1.3.1Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Jarosite30.2.5.1KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Linarite30.2.3.1PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)m(XO4)pZq·xH2O, where m:p > 6:1
Connellite31.1.1.1Cu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
(AB)5(XO4)2Zq·xH2O
Serpierite31.6.2.1Ca(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Pyromorphite41.8.4.1Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with [Si6O18] rings; possible (OH) and Al substitution
Beryl61.1.1.1Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Breccia'-
'Clays'-
'Dolerite'-
Galena
var: Argentiferous Galena
-PbS
'Ironstone'-
'Limestone'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Mica Group'-
'Plumosite'-
Quartz
var: Agate
-SiO2
'Shale'-
'Wad'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AtacamiteCu2(OH)3Cl
H BotallackiteCu2(OH)3Cl
H BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
H ConnelliteCu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
H JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
H SerpieriteCa(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
BeBeryllium
Be BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C CerussitePbCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C GraphiteC
C HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C RhodochrositeMnCO3
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O AtacamiteCu2(OH)3Cl
O BaryteBaSO4
O BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
O BotallackiteCu2(OH)3Cl
O BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
O CalciteCaCO3
O CerussitePbCO3
O ConnelliteCu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O HematiteFe2O3
O HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
O JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
O PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
O QuartzSiO2
O RhodochrositeMnCO3
O SerpieriteCa(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
O SideriteFeCO3
O ValentiniteSb2O3
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
AlAluminium
Al BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
SiSilicon
Si BerylBe3Al2(Si6O18)
Si QuartzSiO2
PPhosphorus
P PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
SSulfur
S Galena (var: Argentiferous Galena)PbS
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S BaryteBaSO4
S BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S ConnelliteCu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
S GalenaPbS
S GratonitePb9As4S15
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
S LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
S MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S SerpieriteCa(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
S SphaleriteZnS
S StibniteSb2S3
S TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
ClChlorine
Cl AtacamiteCu2(OH)3Cl
Cl BotallackiteCu2(OH)3Cl
Cl ConnelliteCu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
Cl PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
KPotassium
K JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca SerpieriteCa(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
MnManganese
Mn RhodochrositeMnCO3
FeIron
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
CuCopper
Cu AtacamiteCu2(OH)3Cl
Cu BotallackiteCu2(OH)3Cl
Cu BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu ConnelliteCu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
Cu LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu SerpieriteCa(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Cu TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
ZnZinc
Zn HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Zn SerpieriteCa(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
As GratonitePb9As4S15
SbAntimony
Sb StibniteSb2S3
Sb TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Sb ValentiniteSb2O3
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
PbLead
Pb Galena (var: Argentiferous Galena)PbS
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb GratonitePb9As4S15
Pb LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Pb PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl

References

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A. Pearce & G. Rose (1979) Mining Remains in the Isle of Man. PDMHS Bulletin (Mining History) 7:216-230
Lamplugh, G.W. (1903) The Geology of the Isle of Man. Memoirs of the Geological Survey. United Kingdom.

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