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New Glencrieff Mine (Wanlockhead Mine; East and West branch of New Glencrieff Vein), Wanlockhead, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland, UKi
Regional Level Types
New Glencrieff Mine (Wanlockhead Mine; East and West branch of New Glencrieff Vein)Mine
WanlockheadVillage
Dumfries and GallowayCouncil Area
ScotlandCountry
UKCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 55° 24' 3'' North , 3° 47' 40'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 55.40083,-3.79444
GeoHash:G#: gcv71tkvp
UK National Grid Reference:NS865133
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Sanquhar1,980 (2017)8.9km
Kirkconnel2,070 (2017)13.0km
Douglas1,560 (2017)16.9km
Thornhill1,610 (2017)18.7km
Rigside770 (2017)21.8km
Other/historical names associated with this locality:Dumfriesshire


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Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
British IslesGroup of Islands
Strathclyde, Scotland, UKRegion (Historical)

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


20 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine 1954 30 : 541-543.
Aurichalcite
Formula: (Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Reference: BMS Database
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Van King
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: No reference listed
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: Van King
Descloizite
Formula: PbZn(VO4)(OH)
Reference: BMS Database
'Descloizite-Mottramite Series'
Reference: Van King
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: No reference listed
Erythrite
Formula: Co3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Reference: NHM Collection (London), Collected 1956
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine 1954 30 : 541-543.
Hemimorphite
Formula: Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Reference: BMS Database
Langite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
Mottramite
Formula: PbCu(VO4)(OH)
Reference: No reference listed
Nickeline
Formula: NiAs
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine 1954 30 : 541-543.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Rob Lavinsky
Pyromorphite
Formula: Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Reference: No reference listed
Pyromorphite var: Ca-bearing Pyromorphite
Formula: (Pb,Ca)5(PO4)3Cl
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine 1954 30 : 541-543.
Rammelsbergite
Formula: NiAs2
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine 1954 30 : 541-543.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: No reference listed
Vanadinite
Formula: Pb5(VO4)3Cl
Reference: BMS Database
Witherite
Formula: BaCO3
Reference: [MinRec 12:293]

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Nickeline2.CC.05NiAs
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Rammelsbergite2.EB.15aNiAs2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Ankerite5.AB.10Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Aurichalcite5.BA.15(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Witherite5.AB.15BaCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Langite7.DD.10Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Descloizite8.BH.40PbZn(VO4)(OH)
Erythrite8.CE.40Co3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Mottramite8.BH.40PbCu(VO4)(OH)
Pyromorphite8.BN.05Pb5(PO4)3Cl
var: Ca-bearing Pyromorphite8.BN.05(Pb,Ca)5(PO4)3Cl
Vanadinite8.BN.05Pb5(VO4)3Cl
Group 9 - Silicates
Hemimorphite9.BD.10Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Descloizite-Mottramite Series'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Nickeline2.8.11.1NiAs
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Rammelsbergite2.12.2.12NiAs2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Witherite14.1.3.2BaCO3
AB(XO3)2
Ankerite14.2.1.2Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Aurichalcite16a.4.2.1(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)4(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Langite31.4.3.1Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
A3(XO4)2·xH2O
Erythrite40.3.6.3Co3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Descloizite41.5.2.1PbZn(VO4)(OH)
Mottramite41.5.2.2PbCu(VO4)(OH)
A5(XO4)3Zq
Pyromorphite41.8.4.1Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Vanadinite41.8.4.3Pb5(VO4)3Cl
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] coordination
Hemimorphite56.1.2.1Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Descloizite-Mottramite Series'-
Pyromorphite
var: Ca-bearing Pyromorphite
-(Pb,Ca)5(PO4)3Cl

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
H DescloizitePbZn(VO4)(OH)
H HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
H MottramitePbCu(VO4)(OH)
H LangiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
H ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C WitheriteBaCO3
C Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
C AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
C CerussitePbCO3
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O WitheriteBaCO3
O Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
O DescloizitePbZn(VO4)(OH)
O HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
O VanadinitePb5(VO4)3Cl
O MottramitePbCu(VO4)(OH)
O QuartzSiO2
O PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
O Pyromorphite (var: Ca-bearing Pyromorphite)(Pb,Ca)5(PO4)3Cl
O LangiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
O AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
O CerussitePbCO3
O BaryteBaSO4
O ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
SiSilicon
Si HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Si QuartzSiO2
PPhosphorus
P PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
P Pyromorphite (var: Ca-bearing Pyromorphite)(Pb,Ca)5(PO4)3Cl
SSulfur
S SphaleriteZnS
S GalenaPbS
S LangiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
S BaryteBaSO4
S PyriteFeS2
ClChlorine
Cl VanadinitePb5(VO4)3Cl
Cl PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
Cl Pyromorphite (var: Ca-bearing Pyromorphite)(Pb,Ca)5(PO4)3Cl
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca Pyromorphite (var: Ca-bearing Pyromorphite)(Pb,Ca)5(PO4)3Cl
Ca AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
VVanadium
V DescloizitePbZn(VO4)(OH)
V VanadinitePb5(VO4)3Cl
V MottramitePbCu(VO4)(OH)
FeIron
Fe AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Fe PyriteFeS2
CoCobalt
Co ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
NiNickel
Ni NickelineNiAs
Ni RammelsbergiteNiAs2
CuCopper
Cu Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Cu MottramitePbCu(VO4)(OH)
Cu LangiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Zn DescloizitePbZn(VO4)(OH)
Zn HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
AsArsenic
As NickelineNiAs
As RammelsbergiteNiAs2
As ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
BaBarium
Ba WitheriteBaCO3
Ba BaryteBaSO4
PbLead
Pb DescloizitePbZn(VO4)(OH)
Pb VanadinitePb5(VO4)3Cl
Pb MottramitePbCu(VO4)(OH)
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
Pb Pyromorphite (var: Ca-bearing Pyromorphite)(Pb,Ca)5(PO4)3Cl
Pb CerussitePbCO3

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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Early Carboniferous
323.2 - 358.9 Ma



ID: 3186080
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Mississippian (323.2 - 358.9 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary 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]

Ordovician
443.8 - 485.4 Ma



ID: 3137211
Ordovician sandstone

Age: Ordovician (443.8 - 485.4 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{sandstone}, Minor{conglomerate,claystone}

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]

Caradocian
449 - 458.4 Ma



ID: 2026208
Portpatrick Formation And Glenwhargen Formation (Undifferentiated)

Age: Late Ordovician (449 - 458.4 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Scaur Group

Lithology: Wacke

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


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