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Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland, UK

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 55° 50' 50'' North , 4° 26' 24'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 55.84726,-4.44011
GeoHash:G#: gcuvdywvc
Locality type:Town
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate


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Strathclyde, Scotland, UK

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9 valid minerals.

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Detailed Mineral List:

Alum-(K)
Formula: KAl(SO4)2 · 12H2O
Reference: Livingstone, A. and Macpherson, H.G. (1983) Fifth supplementary list of British minerals (Scottish). Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 47, n° 342, p. 99-105.
Alunogen
Formula: Al2(SO4)3 · 17H2O
Reference: Livingstone, A. and Macpherson, H.G. (1983) Fifth supplementary list of British minerals (Scottish). Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 47, n° 342, p. 99-105.
Copper
Formula: Cu
Coquimbite
Formula: Fe2-xAlx(SO4)3 · 9H2O, x ~0.5
Reference: Livingstone, A. and Macpherson, H.G. (1983) Fifth supplementary list of British minerals (Scottish). Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 47, n° 342, p. 99-105.
Halotrichite
Formula: FeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Reference: Livingstone, A. and Macpherson, H.G. (1983) Fifth supplementary list of British minerals (Scottish). Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 47, n° 342, p. 99-105.
'Lugarite'
Reference: Scott, Alexander (1914) Barkevikite from Lugar, Ayrshire. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 17, n° 80, 138-142.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Livingstone, A. and Macpherson, H.G. (1983) Fifth supplementary list of British minerals (Scottish). Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 47, n° 342, p. 99-105.
Römerite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2(SO4)4 · 14H2O
Reference: Livingstone, A. and Macpherson, H.G. (1983) Fifth supplementary list of British minerals (Scottish). Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 47, n° 342, p. 99-105.
Tamarugite
Formula: NaAl(SO4)2 · 6H2O
Reference: Livingstone, A. and Macpherson, H.G. (1983) Fifth supplementary list of British minerals (Scottish). Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 47, n° 342, p. 99-105.
'Theralite'
Reference: Scott, Alexander (1914) Barkevikite from Lugar, Ayrshire. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 17, n° 80, 138-142.
Voltaite
Formula: K2Fe2+5Fe3+3Al(SO4)12 · 18H2O
Reference: Livingstone, A. and Macpherson, H.G. (1983) Fifth supplementary list of British minerals (Scottish). Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 47, n° 342, p. 99-105.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Copper'1.AA.05Cu
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Alum-(K)'7.CC.20KAl(SO4)2 · 12H2O
'Alunogen'7.CB.45Al2(SO4)3 · 17H2O
'Coquimbite'7.CB.55Fe2-xAlx(SO4)3 · 9H2O, x ~0.5
'Halotrichite'7.CB.85FeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
'Römerite'7.CB.75Fe2+Fe3+2(SO4)4 · 14H2O
'Tamarugite'7.CC.10NaAl(SO4)2 · 6H2O
'Voltaite'7.CC.25K2Fe2+5Fe3+3Al(SO4)12 · 18H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Lugarite'-
'Theralite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Copper1.1.1.3Cu
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AB(XO4)2·xH2O
Alum-(K)29.5.5.1KAl(SO4)2 · 12H2O
Tamarugite29.5.3.1NaAl(SO4)2 · 6H2O
AB2(XO4)4·H2O
Halotrichite29.7.3.2FeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Römerite29.7.2.1Fe2+Fe3+2(SO4)4 · 14H2O
A2(XO4)3·H2O
Alunogen29.8.6.1Al2(SO4)3 · 17H2O
Coquimbite29.8.3.1Fe2-xAlx(SO4)3 · 9H2O, x ~0.5
Miscellaneous
Voltaite29.9.1.1K2Fe2+5Fe3+3Al(SO4)12 · 18H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Lugarite'-
'Theralite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Alum-(K)KAl(SO4)2 · 12H2O
H AlunogenAl2(SO4)3 · 17H2O
H CoquimbiteFe2-xAlx(SO4)3 · 9H2O, x ~0.5
H HalotrichiteFeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
H RömeriteFe2+Fe23+(SO4)4 · 14H2O
H TamarugiteNaAl(SO4)2 · 6H2O
H VoltaiteK2Fe52+Fe33+Al(SO4)12 · 18H2O
OOxygen
O Alum-(K)KAl(SO4)2 · 12H2O
O AlunogenAl2(SO4)3 · 17H2O
O CoquimbiteFe2-xAlx(SO4)3 · 9H2O, x ~0.5
O HalotrichiteFeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
O RömeriteFe2+Fe23+(SO4)4 · 14H2O
O TamarugiteNaAl(SO4)2 · 6H2O
O VoltaiteK2Fe52+Fe33+Al(SO4)12 · 18H2O
NaSodium
Na TamarugiteNaAl(SO4)2 · 6H2O
AlAluminium
Al Alum-(K)KAl(SO4)2 · 12H2O
Al AlunogenAl2(SO4)3 · 17H2O
Al HalotrichiteFeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Al TamarugiteNaAl(SO4)2 · 6H2O
Al VoltaiteK2Fe52+Fe33+Al(SO4)12 · 18H2O
SSulfur
S Alum-(K)KAl(SO4)2 · 12H2O
S AlunogenAl2(SO4)3 · 17H2O
S CoquimbiteFe2-xAlx(SO4)3 · 9H2O, x ~0.5
S HalotrichiteFeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
S PyriteFeS2
S RömeriteFe2+Fe23+(SO4)4 · 14H2O
S TamarugiteNaAl(SO4)2 · 6H2O
S VoltaiteK2Fe52+Fe33+Al(SO4)12 · 18H2O
KPotassium
K Alum-(K)KAl(SO4)2 · 12H2O
K VoltaiteK2Fe52+Fe33+Al(SO4)12 · 18H2O
FeIron
Fe CoquimbiteFe2-xAlx(SO4)3 · 9H2O, x ~0.5
Fe HalotrichiteFeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe RömeriteFe2+Fe23+(SO4)4 · 14H2O
Fe VoltaiteK2Fe52+Fe33+Al(SO4)12 · 18H2O
CuCopper
Cu CopperCu

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Scott, Alexander (1914) Barkevikite from Lugar, Ayrshire. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 17, n° 80, 138-142. [lugarite and theralite "from Barshaw, near Paisley"]
Livingstone, A. and Macpherson, H.G. (1983) Fifth supplementary list of British minerals (Scottish). Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 47, n° 342, p. 99-105.

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