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Meadowfoot Mine, Wanlockhead, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland, UKi
Regional Level Types
Meadowfoot MineMine
WanlockheadVillage
Dumfries and GallowayCouncil Area
ScotlandCountry
UKCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
55° 24' 16'' North , 3° 47' 51'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Sanquhar1,980 (2017)9.0km
Kirkconnel2,070 (2017)12.8km
Douglas1,560 (2017)16.5km
Thornhill1,610 (2017)19.1km
Muirkirk1,540 (2017)21.4km
Other/historical names associated with this locality:
, Dumfriesshire


Extensive spoil tips to the side of the track way leading to the Meadowfoot Smelter

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


17 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Reference: Paul Render
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Paul Render
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Paul Render
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: Paul Render
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Paul Render
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Reference: Paul Render
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Paul Render
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Paul Render
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Paul Render
Hemimorphite
Formula: Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Reference: Paul Render
Hydrozincite
Formula: Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Reference: Paul Render
Lanarkite
Formula: Pb2(SO4)O
Reference: Paul Render
Linarite
Formula: PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Reference: Paul Render
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Paul Render
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Paul Render
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Paul Render
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Paul Render

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
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Ankerite5.AB.10Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Aragonite5.AB.15CaCO3
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Hydrozincite5.BA.15Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Lanarkite7.BD.40Pb2(SO4)O
Linarite7.BC.65PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Group 9 - Silicates
Chrysocolla9.ED.20Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Hemimorphite9.BD.10Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O

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 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
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
Hydrozincite16a.4.1.1Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Lanarkite30.2.1.1Pb2(SO4)O
Linarite30.2.3.1PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
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 74 - PHYLLOSILICATES Modulated Layers
Modulated Layers with joined strips
Chrysocolla74.3.2.1Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Aragonite-CaCO3

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
H ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
H HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
H HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C CerussitePbCO3
C AragoniteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
C SideriteFeCO3
C HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
O CalciteCaCO3
O CerussitePbCO3
O LanarkitePb2(SO4)O
O HematiteFe2O3
O AragoniteCaCO3
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
O SideriteFeCO3
O LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
O ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
O HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
O HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
AlAluminium
Al ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Si HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
SSulfur
S GalenaPbS
S SphaleriteZnS
S LanarkitePb2(SO4)O
S LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
S PyriteFeS2
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
FeIron
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
CuCopper
Cu LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Cu ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Zn HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb LanarkitePb2(SO4)O
Pb LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2

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