Woodend Mine, Bigrigg, West Cumberland Iron Field, Cumbria, England, UK
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|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||54° 29' 59'' North , 3° 31' 55'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||54.4997222222, -3.53194444444|
|UK National Grid Reference:||NY008127|
|Other/historical region names associated with this locality:||North and Western Region; Cumberland|
Woodend is a hamlet just to the east of Bigrigg. The Woodend Mine, one of the first large scale iron mines in Cumbria, worked from about 1840 and closed at the end of 1931.
Pyrite on calcite is not that uncommon from Woodend, but is much rarer from other iron mines in the area.
3 valid minerals.
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