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Bellsgrove Mine (Bellsgrove Opencut), Strontian, Highland, Scotland, UK

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 56° 44' 1'' North , 5° 31' 58'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 56.73375,-5.53293
GeoHash:G#: gfh4f0541
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Other/historical names associated with this locality:Argyllshire


A barite-lead-zinc-silver deposit. An open cut operation owned by Minworth's sub. - Strontian Minerals.

The open-cut was filled in during the 1980s (D. McCallum, pers. com. 09/2007).

Alternative Label Names

This is a list of additional names that have been recorded for mineral labels associated with this locality in the minID database. This may include previous versions of the locality name hierarchy from mindat.org, data entry errors, and it may also include unconfirmed sublocality names or other names that can only be matched to this level.

Bellsgrove Mine

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


5 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Mining Ann. Review(1985):484.
Brewsterite-Sr
Formula: (Sr,Ba,Ca)[Al2Si6O16] · 5H2O
Reference: Zeolites of the World, Rudy W. Tschernich 1992
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: No reference listed
Harmotome
Formula: (Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
Reference: Rocks & Min.: 17:130.
Strontianite
Formula: SrCO3

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
'Strontianite'5.AB.15SrCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Baryte'7.AD.35BaSO4
Group 9 - Silicates
'Brewsterite-Sr'9.GE.20(Sr,Ba,Ca)[Al2Si6O16] · 5H2O
'Harmotome'9.GC.10(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Strontianite14.1.3.3SrCO3
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Harmotome77.1.3.5(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Brewsterite-Sr-(Sr,Ba,Ca)[Al2Si6O16] · 5H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Brewsterite-Sr(Sr,Ba,Ca)[Al2Si6O16] · 5H2O
H Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C StrontianiteSrCO3
OOxygen
O BaryteBaSO4
O Brewsterite-Sr(Sr,Ba,Ca)[Al2Si6O16] · 5H2O
O CalciteCaCO3
O Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
O StrontianiteSrCO3
NaSodium
Na Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
AlAluminium
Al Brewsterite-Sr(Sr,Ba,Ca)[Al2Si6O16] · 5H2O
Al Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
SiSilicon
Si Brewsterite-Sr(Sr,Ba,Ca)[Al2Si6O16] · 5H2O
Si Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
SSulfur
S BaryteBaSO4
KPotassium
K Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
SrStrontium
Sr Brewsterite-Sr(Sr,Ba,Ca)[Al2Si6O16] · 5H2O
Sr StrontianiteSrCO3
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
Ba Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Paleozoic
251.902 - 541 Ma



ID: 3187787
Paleozoic intrusive rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 541 Ma)

Lithology: Intrusive igneous rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

Silurian - Cambrian
419.2 - 541 Ma



ID: 3143420
Cambrian granite

Age: Paleozoic (419.2 - 541 Ma)

Lithology: Granite group

Reference: Asch, K. The 1:5M International Geological Map of Europe and Adjacent Areas: Development and Implementation of a GIS-enabled Concept. Geologisches Jahrbuch, SA 3. [147]

Neoproterozoic
541 - 1000 Ma



ID: 2027216
Unnamed Igneous Intrusion, Neoproterozoic

Age: Neoproterozoic (541 - 1000 Ma)

Lithology: Felsic-rock

Reference: British Geological Survey. DiGMapGB-625. British Geological Survey ©NERC. [23]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
Mining Annual Review (1985) 484.
Rocks & Minerals 17: 130.


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