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Camas Malag, Torrin, Broadford, Isle of Skye, Highland, Scotland, UKi
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Broadford- not defined -
Isle of Skye- not defined -
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
57° 12' 3'' North , 5° 59' 55'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
UK National Grid Reference:
NG585193
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Broadford760 (2017)7.0km
Kyle of Lochalsh650 (2017)19.6km
Mallaig780 (2017)24.2km
Portree2,410 (2017)26.3km
Other/historical names associated with this locality:
Inverness-shire


Note: the Grid Ref is a general area location.

Near Broadford. Dolomitic limestones with chert nodules and skarns at the contact with granite.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


17 valid minerals. 2 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Andradite
Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Bustamite
Formula: CaMn2+(Si2O6)
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: American Mineralogist (1977): 62: 263-272.
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: Gunnar Färber specimens
Clinohumite
Formula: Mg9(SiO4)4F2
Reference: [Specimen in the Natural History Museum, London]
Datolite
Formula: CaB(SiO4)(OH)
Reference: A. Livingstone: Minerals of Scotland, NMS Publications (2002)
Ferrobustamite (TL)
Formula: CaFe2+(Si2O6)
Type Locality:
Reference: Am Min (1948), 33:736-738; American Mineralogist, Volume 59, pages 632-633, 1974
Fluoborite
Formula: Mg3(BO3)(F,OH)3
Reference: A. Livingstone: Minerals of Scotland, NMS Publications (2002)
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: Steve Rust Collection
Grossular
Formula: Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: Am Min (1948), 33:736-738
Harkerite (TL)
Formula: Ca12Mg4Al(BO3)3(SiO4)4(CO3)5 · H2O
Type Locality:
Reference: Tilley, C.E. (1951) The zoned contact-skarns of the Broadford area, Skye: a study of boron-fluorine metasomatism in dolomites. Mineralogical Magazine: 29: 621-666.
Hedenbergite
Formula: CaFe2+Si2O6
Reference: Am Min (1948), 33:736-738
Ludwigite
Formula: Mg2Fe3+(BO3)O2
Reference: A. Livingstone: Minerals of Scotland, NMS Publications (2002)
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Monticellite
Formula: CaMgSiO4
Reference: [Specimen in the Natural History Museum, London]
'Pyroxene Group'
Reference: Steve Rust Collection
Szaibélyite
Formula: MgBO2(OH)
Reference: A. Livingstone: Minerals of Scotland, NMS Publications (2002)

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 6 - Borates
Fluoborite6.AB.50Mg3(BO3)(F,OH)3
Harkerite (TL)6.AB.70Ca12Mg4Al(BO3)3(SiO4)4(CO3)5 · H2O
Ludwigite6.AB.30Mg2Fe3+(BO3)O2
Szaibélyite6.BA.15MgBO2(OH)
Group 9 - Silicates
Andradite9.AD.25Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Bustamite9.DG.05CaMn2+(Si2O6)
Clinohumite9.AF.55Mg9(SiO4)4F2
Datolite9.AJ.20CaB(SiO4)(OH)
Ferrobustamite (TL)9.DG.05CaFe2+(Si2O6)
Grossular9.AD.25Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Hedenbergite9.DA.15CaFe2+Si2O6
Monticellite9.AC.10CaMgSiO4
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Pyroxene Group'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 17 - COMPOUND CARBONATES
Miscellaneous
Harkerite (TL)17.1.9.1Ca12Mg4Al(BO3)3(SiO4)4(CO3)5 · H2O
Group 24 - ANHYDROUS BORATES
A2BO2[XO3]
Ludwigite24.2.1.1Mg2Fe3+(BO3)O2
Group 25 - ANHYDROUS BORATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Monoborates
Fluoborite25.1.2.1Mg3(BO3)(F,OH)3
Diborates
Szaibélyite25.2.1.2MgBO2(OH)
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with all cations in octahedral [6] coordination
Monticellite51.3.2.1CaMgSiO4
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Andradite51.4.3b.1Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Grossular51.4.3b.2Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] coordination only
Clinohumite52.3.2d.1Mg9(SiO4)4F2
Group 54 - NESOSILICATES Borosilicates and Some Beryllosilicates
Borosilicates and Some Beryllosilicates with B in [4] coordination
Datolite54.2.1a.1CaB(SiO4)(OH)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Hedenbergite65.1.3a.2CaFe2+Si2O6
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=3
Bustamite65.2.1.2CaMn2+(Si2O6)
Ferrobustamite (TL)65.2.1.3CaFe2+(Si2O6)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Pyroxene Group'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H HarkeriteCa12Mg4Al(BO3)3(SiO4)4(CO3)5 · H2O
H FluoboriteMg3(BO3)(F,OH)3
H DatoliteCaB(SiO4)(OH)
H SzaibélyiteMgBO2(OH)
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
BBoron
B HarkeriteCa12Mg4Al(BO3)3(SiO4)4(CO3)5 · H2O
B LudwigiteMg2Fe3+(BO3)O2
B FluoboriteMg3(BO3)(F,OH)3
B DatoliteCaB(SiO4)(OH)
B SzaibélyiteMgBO2(OH)
CCarbon
C HarkeriteCa12Mg4Al(BO3)3(SiO4)4(CO3)5 · H2O
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O FerrobustamiteCaFe2+(Si2O6)
O HarkeriteCa12Mg4Al(BO3)3(SiO4)4(CO3)5 · H2O
O ClinohumiteMg9(SiO4)4F2
O MonticelliteCaMgSiO4
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
O GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
O AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
O BustamiteCaMn2+(Si2O6)
O LudwigiteMg2Fe3+(BO3)O2
O FluoboriteMg3(BO3)(F,OH)3
O DatoliteCaB(SiO4)(OH)
O SzaibélyiteMgBO2(OH)
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O CalciteCaCO3
FFluorine
F ClinohumiteMg9(SiO4)4F2
F FluoboriteMg3(BO3)(F,OH)3
MgMagnesium
Mg HarkeriteCa12Mg4Al(BO3)3(SiO4)4(CO3)5 · H2O
Mg ClinohumiteMg9(SiO4)4F2
Mg MonticelliteCaMgSiO4
Mg LudwigiteMg2Fe3+(BO3)O2
Mg FluoboriteMg3(BO3)(F,OH)3
Mg SzaibélyiteMgBO2(OH)
AlAluminium
Al HarkeriteCa12Mg4Al(BO3)3(SiO4)4(CO3)5 · H2O
Al GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
SiSilicon
Si FerrobustamiteCaFe2+(Si2O6)
Si HarkeriteCa12Mg4Al(BO3)3(SiO4)4(CO3)5 · H2O
Si ClinohumiteMg9(SiO4)4F2
Si MonticelliteCaMgSiO4
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
Si GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Si AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Si BustamiteCaMn2+(Si2O6)
Si DatoliteCaB(SiO4)(OH)
SSulfur
S ChalcociteCu2S
CaCalcium
Ca FerrobustamiteCaFe2+(Si2O6)
Ca HarkeriteCa12Mg4Al(BO3)3(SiO4)4(CO3)5 · H2O
Ca MonticelliteCaMgSiO4
Ca HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
Ca GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Ca AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Ca BustamiteCaMn2+(Si2O6)
Ca DatoliteCaB(SiO4)(OH)
Ca CalciteCaCO3
MnManganese
Mn BustamiteCaMn2+(Si2O6)
FeIron
Fe FerrobustamiteCaFe2+(Si2O6)
Fe HedenbergiteCaFe2+Si2O6
Fe AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Fe LudwigiteMg2Fe3+(BO3)O2
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
CuCopper
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu ChalcociteCu2S

References

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Tilley, C.E. (1948) On iron-wollastonites in contact-skarns: an example from Skye. American Mineralogist, 33, 736-738.

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