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Glenbuchat, Strathdon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, UKi
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
57° 14' 40'' North , 3° 3' 21'' West
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Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Tarland720 (2017)17.5km
Alford2,290 (2017)21.3km
Ballater1,550 (2017)21.6km
Bridgend740 (2006)22.5km
Dufftown1,660 (2017)22.7km
Other/historical names associated with this locality:
Glen Buchat, Aberdeenshire


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Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
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British IslesGroup of Islands
Cairngorms National Park, Scotland, UKNational Park

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Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Jackson, Brian. (1982). An Occurrence of Gem Quality Elbaite from Glenbuchat, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. The Journal of Gemmology. 18. 121-125. 10.15506/JoG.1982.18.2.121.
Albite var: Cleavelandite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Jackson, Brian. (1982). An Occurrence of Gem Quality Elbaite from Glenbuchat, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. The Journal of Gemmology. 18. 121-125. 10.15506/JoG.1982.18.2.121.
Arrojadite-(KFe)
Formula: {KNa}{Fe2+◻}{Ca}{Na2◻}{Fe2+13}{Al}(PO4)11(HPO4)(OH)2
Description: Listed as "arrojadite" in Livingstone & Macpherson (1983). Honey-brown glassy anhedral grains in bluish black, wad-like areas up to 1 cm in lepidolite-tourmaline-bearing pegmatite. [RSM X-ray diffraction identification 1980.]
Reference: Livingstone, A. and Macpherson, H.G. (1983) Fifth supplementary list of British minerals (Scottish). Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 47, n° 342, p. 99-105.; Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: Handbook of Mineralogy, Vol. IV.
'Biotite'
Formula: K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Reference: Henry, N.F.M. (1935) Some data on the iron-rich hypersthenes. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 24, n° 151, 221-226.; Livingstone, A. and Macpherson, H.G. (1983) Fifth supplementary list of British minerals (Scottish). Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 47, n° 342, 99-105.
Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Reference: Jackson, Brian. (1982). An Occurrence of Gem Quality Elbaite from Glenbuchat, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. The Journal of Gemmology. 18. 121-125. 10.15506/JoG.1982.18.2.121.
'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'
Reference: Jackson, Brian. (1982). An Occurrence of Gem Quality Elbaite from Glenbuchat, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. The Journal of Gemmology. 18. 121-125. 10.15506/JoG.1982.18.2.121.
'Columbite-Tantalite'
Reference: Jackson, Brian. (1982). An Occurrence of Gem Quality Elbaite from Glenbuchat, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. The Journal of Gemmology. 18. 121-125. 10.15506/JoG.1982.18.2.121.
Elbaite
Formula: Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: Jackson, Brian. (1982). An Occurrence of Gem Quality Elbaite from Glenbuchat, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. The Journal of Gemmology. 18. 121-125. 10.15506/JoG.1982.18.2.121.
Ferrosilite
Formula: FeSiO3
Description: As brown crystals (< 4 mm) in biotitic norite
Reference: Henry, N.F.M. (1935) Some data on the iron-rich hypersthenes. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 24, n° 151, p. 221-226.; Livingstone, A. and Macpherson, H.G. (1983) Fifth supplementary list of British minerals (Scottish). Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 47, n° 342, 99-105.
'Hornblende'
Reference: [Specimen in the Natural History Museum, London]
'Lepidolite'
Reference: Livingstone, A. and Macpherson, H.G. (1983) Fifth supplementary list of British minerals (Scottish). Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 47, n° 342, p. 99-105.
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Jackson, Brian. (1982). An Occurrence of Gem Quality Elbaite from Glenbuchat, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. The Journal of Gemmology. 18. 121-125. 10.15506/JoG.1982.18.2.121.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Jackson, Brian. (1982). An Occurrence of Gem Quality Elbaite from Glenbuchat, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. The Journal of Gemmology. 18. 121-125. 10.15506/JoG.1982.18.2.121.
Schorl
Formula: Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: Jackson, Brian. (1982). An Occurrence of Gem Quality Elbaite from Glenbuchat, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. The Journal of Gemmology. 18. 121-125. 10.15506/JoG.1982.18.2.121.
'Tantalite'
Formula: (Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Reference: Jackson, Brian. (1982). An Occurrence of Gem Quality Elbaite from Glenbuchat, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. The Journal of Gemmology. 18. 121-125. 10.15506/JoG.1982.18.2.121.
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: Livingstone, A. and Macpherson, H.G. (1983) Fifth supplementary list of British minerals (Scottish). Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 47, n° 342, p. 99-105.; BMS Database.
Triplite
Formula: Mn2+2(PO4)F
Reference: Jackson, Brian. (1982). An Occurrence of Gem Quality Elbaite from Glenbuchat, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. The Journal of Gemmology. 18. 121-125. 10.15506/JoG.1982.18.2.121.
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: Jackson, Brian. (1982). An Occurrence of Gem Quality Elbaite from Glenbuchat, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. The Journal of Gemmology. 18. 121-125. 10.15506/JoG.1982.18.2.121.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cassiterite4.DB.05SnO2
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Arrojadite-(KFe)8.BF.05{KNa}{Fe2+◻}{Ca}{Na2◻}{Fe2+13}{Al}(PO4)11(HPO4)(OH)2
Triplite8.BB.10Mn2+2(PO4)F
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
var: Cleavelandite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Elbaite9.CK.05Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Ferrosilite9.DA.05FeSiO3
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Schorl9.CK.05Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'-
'Columbite-Tantalite'-
'Hornblende'-
'Lepidolite'-
'Tantalite'-(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Cassiterite4.4.1.5SnO2
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A2(XO4)Zq
Triplite41.6.1.2Mn2+2(PO4)F
(AB)7(XO4)4Zq
Arrojadite-(KFe)41.7.2.1{KNa}{Fe2+◻}{Ca}{Na2◻}{Fe2+13}{Al}(PO4)11(HPO4)(OH)2
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with borate groups
Elbaite61.3.1.8Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Schorl61.3.1.10Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Ferrosilite65.1.2.2FeSiO3
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
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)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
var: Cleavelandite-Na(AlSi3O8)
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'-
'Columbite-Tantalite'-
'Hornblende'-
'Lepidolite'-
'Tantalite'-(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Arrojadite-(KFe){KNa}{Fe2+◻}{Ca}{Na2◻}{Fe132+}{Al}(PO4)11(HPO4)(OH)2
H BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
H ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
LiLithium
Li ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
BBoron
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
B ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
B SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
OOxygen
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O Arrojadite-(KFe){KNa}{Fe2+◻}{Ca}{Na2◻}{Fe132+}{Al}(PO4)11(HPO4)(OH)2
O FerrosiliteFeSiO3
O BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
O CassiteriteSnO2
O Albite (var: Cleavelandite)Na(AlSi3O8)
O ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O Tantalite(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
O TripliteMn22+(PO4)F
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
FFluorine
F BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
F TripliteMn22+(PO4)F
NaSodium
Na Arrojadite-(KFe){KNa}{Fe2+◻}{Ca}{Na2◻}{Fe132+}{Al}(PO4)11(HPO4)(OH)2
Na Albite (var: Cleavelandite)Na(AlSi3O8)
Na ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Na SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
MgMagnesium
Mg BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
AlAluminium
Al Arrojadite-(KFe){KNa}{Fe2+◻}{Ca}{Na2◻}{Fe132+}{Al}(PO4)11(HPO4)(OH)2
Al BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Al Albite (var: Cleavelandite)Na(AlSi3O8)
Al ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
SiSilicon
Si TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Si FerrosiliteFeSiO3
Si BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Si Albite (var: Cleavelandite)Na(AlSi3O8)
Si ElbaiteNa(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
PPhosphorus
P Arrojadite-(KFe){KNa}{Fe2+◻}{Ca}{Na2◻}{Fe132+}{Al}(PO4)11(HPO4)(OH)2
P TripliteMn22+(PO4)F
KPotassium
K Arrojadite-(KFe){KNa}{Fe2+◻}{Ca}{Na2◻}{Fe132+}{Al}(PO4)11(HPO4)(OH)2
K BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca Arrojadite-(KFe){KNa}{Fe2+◻}{Ca}{Na2◻}{Fe132+}{Al}(PO4)11(HPO4)(OH)2
MnManganese
Mn Tantalite(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
Mn TripliteMn22+(PO4)F
FeIron
Fe Arrojadite-(KFe){KNa}{Fe2+◻}{Ca}{Na2◻}{Fe132+}{Al}(PO4)11(HPO4)(OH)2
Fe FerrosiliteFeSiO3
Fe BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Fe SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Fe Tantalite(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
NbNiobium
Nb Tantalite(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6
SnTin
Sn CassiteriteSnO2
TaTantalum
Ta Tantalite(Mn,Fe)(Ta,Nb)2O6

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Henry, N.F.M. (1935) Some data on the iron-rich hypersthenes. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 24, n° 151, 221-226.
Livingstone, A. and Macpherson, H.G. (1983) Fifth supplementary list of British minerals (Scottish). Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 47, n° 342, 99-105.

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