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Barry Island, Vale of Glamorgan, Wales, UKi
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Barry IslandIsland
Vale of GlamorganCounty Borough
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51° 23' 30'' North , 3° 16' 28'' West
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16 valid minerals.

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Detailed Mineral List:

Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Reference: Garfield, L. and Wellings, D. (2008) Minerals of the Glamorgan Coast: Barry Island and adjacent areas. DVD, published by authors.; Garfield, L. and Wellings, D. (2008) Extracts from 'Minerals of the Glamorgan Coast: Barry Island and adjacent areas.' Journal of the Russell Society, vol. 11, 64-70.
'Bindheimite' ?
Formula: Pb2Sb2O6O
Reference: Garfield, L. and Wellings, D. (2008) Minerals of the Glamorgan Coast: Barry Island and adjacent areas. DVD, published by authors.; Garfield, L. and Wellings, D. (2008) Extracts from 'Minerals of the Glamorgan Coast: Barry Island and adjacent areas.' Journal of the Russell Society, vol. 11, 64-70.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Reference: Garfield, L. and Wellings, D. (2008) Minerals of the Glamorgan Coast: Barry Island and adjacent areas. DVD, published by authors.; Garfield, L. and Wellings, D. (2008) Extracts from 'Minerals of the Glamorgan Coast: Barry Island and adjacent areas.' Journal of the Russell Society, vol. 11, 64-70.
Celestine
Formula: SrSO4
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: Garfield, L. and Wellings, D. (2008) Minerals of the Glamorgan Coast: Barry Island and adjacent areas. DVD, published by authors.; Garfield, L. and Wellings, D. (2008) Extracts from 'Minerals of the Glamorgan Coast: Barry Island and adjacent areas.' Journal of the Russell Society, vol. 11, 64-70.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Garfield, L. and Wellings, D. (2008) Minerals of the Glamorgan Coast: Barry Island and adjacent areas. DVD, published by authors.; Garfield, L. and Wellings, D. (2008) Extracts from 'Minerals of the Glamorgan Coast: Barry Island and adjacent areas.' Journal of the Russell Society, vol. 11, 64-70.
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Howells, M.F. (2007) British Regional Geology: Wales. British Geological Survey.; Garfield, L. and Wellings, D. (2008) Minerals of the Glamorgan Coast: Barry Island and adjacent areas. DVD, published by authors.; Garfield, L. and Wellings, D. (2008) Extracts from 'Minerals of the Glamorgan Coast: Barry Island and adjacent areas.' Journal of the Russell Society, vol. 11, 64-70.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Reference: Garfield, L. and Wellings, D. (2008) Minerals of the Glamorgan Coast: Barry Island and adjacent areas. DVD, published by authors.; Garfield, L. and Wellings, D. (2008) Extracts from 'Minerals of the Glamorgan Coast: Barry Island and adjacent areas.' Journal of the Russell Society, vol. 11, 64-70.
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Garfield, L. and Wellings, D. (2008) Minerals of the Glamorgan Coast: Barry Island and adjacent areas. DVD, published by authors.; Garfield, L. and Wellings, D. (2008) Extracts from 'Minerals of the Glamorgan Coast: Barry Island and adjacent areas.' Journal of the Russell Society, vol. 11, 64-70.
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Gypsum var: Selenite
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Garfield, L. and Wellings, D. (2008) Minerals of the Glamorgan Coast: Barry Island and adjacent areas. DVD, published by authors.; Garfield, L. and Wellings, D. (2008) Extracts from 'Minerals of the Glamorgan Coast: Barry Island and adjacent areas.' Journal of the Russell Society, vol. 11, 64-70.
Hydrozincite ?
Formula: Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Reference: Garfield, L. and Wellings, D. (2008) Minerals of the Glamorgan Coast: Barry Island and adjacent areas. DVD, published by authors.; Garfield, L. and Wellings, D. (2008) Extracts from 'Minerals of the Glamorgan Coast: Barry Island and adjacent areas.' Journal of the Russell Society, vol. 11, 64-70.
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Garfield, L. and Wellings, D. (2008) Minerals of the Glamorgan Coast: Barry Island and adjacent areas. DVD, published by authors.; Garfield, L. and Wellings, D. (2008) Extracts from 'Minerals of the Glamorgan Coast: Barry Island and adjacent areas.' Journal of the Russell Society, vol. 11, 64-70.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Garfield, L. and Wellings, D. (2008) Minerals of the Glamorgan Coast: Barry Island and adjacent areas. DVD, published by authors.; Garfield, L. and Wellings, D. (2008) Extracts from 'Minerals of the Glamorgan Coast: Barry Island and adjacent areas.' Journal of the Russell Society, vol. 11, 64-70.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Garfield, L. and Wellings, D. (2008) Minerals of the Glamorgan Coast: Barry Island and adjacent areas. DVD, published by authors.; Garfield, L. and Wellings, D. (2008) Extracts from 'Minerals of the Glamorgan Coast: Barry Island and adjacent areas.' Journal of the Russell Society, vol. 11, 64-70.
Quartz var: Beekite
Formula: SiO2
Reference: North, F.J. (1916) The Minerals of Glamorgan. Transactions of the Cardiff Naturalists ' Society XLIX, 18-51.; Garfield, L. and Wellings, D. (2008) Minerals of the Glamorgan Coast: Barry Island and adjacent areas. DVD, published by authors.; Garfield, L. and Wellings, D. (2008) Extracts from 'Minerals of the Glamorgan Coast: Barry Island and adjacent areas.' Journal of the Russell Society, vol. 11, 64-70.
Smithsonite
Formula: ZnCO3
Reference: Garfield, L. and Wellings, D. (2008) Minerals of the Glamorgan Coast: Barry Island and adjacent areas. DVD, published by authors.; Garfield, L. and Wellings, D. (2008) Extracts from 'Minerals of the Glamorgan Coast: Barry Island and adjacent areas.' Journal of the Russell Society, vol. 11, 64-70.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Garfield, L. and Wellings, D. (2008) Minerals of the Glamorgan Coast: Barry Island and adjacent areas. DVD, published by authors.; Garfield, L. and Wellings, D. (2008) Extracts from 'Minerals of the Glamorgan Coast: Barry Island and adjacent areas.' Journal of the Russell Society, vol. 11, 64-70.
Strontianite
Formula: SrCO3
Reference: Garfield, L. and Wellings, D. (2008) Minerals of the Glamorgan Coast: Barry Island and adjacent areas. DVD, published by authors.; Garfield, L. and Wellings, D. (2008) Extracts from 'Minerals of the Glamorgan Coast: Barry Island and adjacent areas.' Journal of the Russell Society, vol. 11, 64-70.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Bindheimite' ?4.DH.20Pb2Sb2O6O
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Beekite4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Hydrozincite ?5.BA.15Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Smithsonite5.AB.05ZnCO3
Strontianite5.AB.15SrCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Celestine7.AD.35SrSO4
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
var: Selenite7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Smithsonite14.1.1.6ZnCO3
Strontianite14.1.3.3SrCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Hydrozincite ?16a.4.1.1Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Celestine28.3.1.2SrSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 44 - ANTIMONATES
A2X2O6(O,OH,F)
'Bindheimite' ?44.1.1.2Pb2Sb2O6O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Gypsum
var: Selenite
-CaSO4 · 2H2O
Quartz
var: Beekite
-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H Gypsum (var: Selenite)CaSO4 · 2H2O
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C StrontianiteSrCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C CerussitePbCO3
C SmithsoniteZnCO3
C HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
OOxygen
O CelestineSrSO4
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O CalciteCaCO3
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O BaryteBaSO4
O QuartzSiO2
O Gypsum (var: Selenite)CaSO4 · 2H2O
O StrontianiteSrCO3
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O Quartz (var: Beekite)SiO2
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O CerussitePbCO3
O SmithsoniteZnCO3
O BindheimitePb2Sb2O6O
O HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Quartz (var: Beekite)SiO2
SSulfur
S CelestineSrSO4
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S GalenaPbS
S BaryteBaSO4
S SphaleriteZnS
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S Gypsum (var: Selenite)CaSO4 · 2H2O
S PyriteFeS2
CaCalcium
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca Gypsum (var: Selenite)CaSO4 · 2H2O
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn SmithsoniteZnCO3
Zn HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
SrStrontium
Sr CelestineSrSO4
Sr StrontianiteSrCO3
SbAntimony
Sb BindheimitePb2Sb2O6O
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb BindheimitePb2Sb2O6O

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
Howard, F.T. (1894/5) The Geology of Barry Island. Transactions of the Cardiff Naturalists' Society XXVII part I, 42-55.
Howard, F.T. (1895/6) The Geology of the East Barry Dock, with Notes on the supposed Coalfields of South Glamorgan. Transactions of the Cardiff Naturalists' Society XXVIII part II, 77-89.
North, F.J. (1916) The Minerals of Glamorgan. Transactions of the Cardiff Naturalists' Society XLIX, 18-51.
Waters, R.A. and Lawrence, D.J.D. (1987) Geology of the South Wales Coalfield, part III, the country around Cardiff. Memoir 1:50,000 sheet 263. British Geological Survey.
Thomas, A.J. (1998) Barry Island - Friars Point. Geologists' Association - South Wales Group/Cymdeithas y Daearegwyr-Grwp De Cyrnru, Geological Walks in Wales no. 12.
Bevins, R.E. and Mason, J.S. (2000) Welsh metallophyte and metallogenic evaluation project: Results of a mineralogical site survey of Glamorgan and Gwent compiled by the National Museums & Galleries of Wales. Countryside Council for Wales (CCW) Contract Science Report 386.
Howe, S., Owen, G., and Sharpe, T. (2004) Walking the Rocks: Six walks discovering scenery & geology along the Glamorgan coast. Geologists' Association-South Wales Group/Cymdeithas y Daearegwyr-Grwp De Cymru, 116pp.
Hounslow, M.W. and Ruffell, A.H. (2006) Triassic: seasonal rivers, dusty deserts and saline lakes, in Brenchley, P.J. and Rawson, P.F (eds) (2006) The Geology of England and Wales, 2nd edn. The Geological Society London, 295-324.
Waters, C.N. and Davies, S.J. (2006) Carboniferous: extensional basins, advancing deltas and coal swamps. in Brenchley PJ. and Rawson P.F (eds) (2006) The Geology of England and Wales, 2nd edn, The Geological Society London, 173-224.
Howells, M.F. (2007) British Regional Geology: Wales. British Geological Survey.
Garfield, L. and Wellings, D. (2008) Minerals of the Glamorgan Coast: Barry Island and adjacent areas. DVD, published by authors.
Garfield, L. and Wellings, D. (2008) Extracts from 'Minerals of the Glamorgan Coast: Barry Island and adjacent areas.' Journal of the Russell Society, vol. 11, 64-70.

External Links

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barry_Island

https://museum.wales/mineralogy_of_wales/ (Mineralogy of Wales (2007) Online publication, Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales)

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