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Tomnadashan, Killin, Stirling, Scotland, UKi
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Tomnadashan Mine looking south

Tomnadashan, Killin, Stirling, Scotland, UK
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Tomnadashan looking east over waste tips to Loch Tay

Tomnadashan, Killin, Stirling, Scotland, UK
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Tomnadashan Mine looking south

Tomnadashan, Killin, Stirling, Scotland, UK
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Tomnadashan looking east over waste tips to Loch Tay

Tomnadashan, Killin, Stirling, Scotland, UK
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Tomnadashan Mine looking south

Tomnadashan, Killin, Stirling, Scotland, UK
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Tomnadashan looking east over waste tips to Loch Tay

Tomnadashan, Killin, Stirling, Scotland, UK
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
56° 30' 43'' North , 4° 7' 20'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
UK National Grid Reference:
NN694376
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Killin720 (2017)12.9km
Comrie1,900 (2017)18.2km
Aberfeldy1,960 (2017)19.8km
Crieff7,430 (2017)23.3km
Muthill760 (2017)26.8km


Opencast, and shallow underground workings above road on south side of Loch Tay. Small areas of unvegetated tips. Old smelter on loch shore below. Dangerous rabbits.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


19 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Aikinite
Formula: PbCuBiS3
Reference: Pattrick, R A D. 1984. Sulphide mineralogy of the Tomnadashan copper deposit and the Corrie Buie lead veins, south Loch Tayside, Scotland. Mineralogical Magazine, 48, 85-91.
Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Pattrick, R A D. 1984. Sulphide mineralogy of the Tomnadashan copper deposit and the Corrie Buie lead veins, south Loch Tayside, Scotland. Mineralogical Magazine, 48, 85-91.
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Pattrick, R A D. 1984. Sulphide mineralogy of the Tomnadashan copper deposit and the Corrie Buie lead veins, south Loch Tayside, Scotland. Mineralogical Magazine, 48, 85-91.
Bismuth
Formula: Bi
Reference: Pattrick, R A D. 1984. Sulphide mineralogy of the Tomnadashan copper deposit and the Corrie Buie lead veins, south Loch Tayside, Scotland. Mineralogical Magazine, 48, 85-91.
Bismuthinite
Formula: Bi2S3
Reference: Pattrick, R A D. 1984. Sulphide mineralogy of the Tomnadashan copper deposit and the Corrie Buie lead veins, south Loch Tayside, Scotland. Mineralogical Magazine, 48, 85-91.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Henwood, W.J. (1871): Transactions of the Royal Geological Society of Cornwall 8(1), 650-654; Livingstone 2002, p. 184; Pattrick, R A D. 1984. Sulphide mineralogy of the Tomnadashan copper deposit and the Corrie Buie lead veins, south Loch Tayside, Scotland. Mineralogical Magazine, 48, 85-91.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Henwood, W.J. (1871): Transactions of the Royal Geological Society of Cornwall 8(1), 650-654; Pattrick, R A D. 1984. Sulphide mineralogy of the Tomnadashan copper deposit and the Corrie Buie lead veins, south Loch Tayside, Scotland. Mineralogical Magazine, 48, 85-91
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Henwood, W.J. (1871): Transactions of the Royal Geological Society of Cornwall 8(1), 650-654; Pattrick, R A D. 1984. Sulphide mineralogy of the Tomnadashan copper deposit and the Corrie Buie lead veins, south Loch Tayside, Scotland. Mineralogical Magazine, 48, 85-91.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Henwood, W.J. (1871): Transactions of the Royal Geological Society of Cornwall 8(1), 650-654; Pattrick, R A D. 1984. Sulphide mineralogy of the Tomnadashan copper deposit and the Corrie Buie lead veins, south Loch Tayside, Scotland. Mineralogical Magazine, 48, 85-91.
Hodrušite ?
Formula: Cu8Bi12S22
Reference: Pattrick, R.A.D. (1984) Sulphide mineralogy of the Tomnadashan copper deposit and the Corrie Buie lead veins, south Loch Tayside, Scotland. Mineralogical Magazine: 48: 85-91.
'Hornblende'
Reference: Henwood, W.J. (1871): Transactions of the Royal Geological Society of Cornwall 8(1), 650-654
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Pattrick, R A D. 1984. Sulphide mineralogy of the Tomnadashan copper deposit and the Corrie Buie lead veins, south Loch Tayside, Scotland. Mineralogical Magazine, 48, 85-91.
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: Henwood, W.J. (1871): Transactions of the Royal Geological Society of Cornwall 8(1), 650-654
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Henwood, W.J. (1871): Transactions of the Royal Geological Society of Cornwall 8(1), 650-654
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: Henwood, W.J. (1871): Transactions of the Royal Geological Society of Cornwall 8(1), 650-654; Pattrick, R A D. 1984. Sulphide mineralogy of the Tomnadashan copper deposit and the Corrie Buie lead veins, south Loch Tayside, Scotland. Mineralogical Magazine, 48, 85-91.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Henwood, W.J. (1871): Transactions of the Royal Geological Society of Cornwall 8(1), 650-654; Livingstone 2002, p. 184; Pattrick, R A D. 1984. Sulphide mineralogy of the Tomnadashan copper deposit and the Corrie Buie lead veins, south Loch Tayside, Scotland. Mineralogical Magazine, 48, 85-91.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Henwood, W.J. (1871): Transactions of the Royal Geological Society of Cornwall 8(1), 650-654; Pattrick, R A D. 1984. Sulphide mineralogy of the Tomnadashan copper deposit and the Corrie Buie lead veins, south Loch Tayside, Scotland. Mineralogical Magazine, 48, 85-91.
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Pattrick, R A D. 1984. Sulphide mineralogy of the Tomnadashan copper deposit and the Corrie Buie lead veins, south Loch Tayside, Scotland. Mineralogical Magazine, 48, 85-91.
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Pattrick, R A D. 1984. Sulphide mineralogy of the Tomnadashan copper deposit and the Corrie Buie lead veins, south Loch Tayside, Scotland. Mineralogical Magazine, 48, 85-91.
Talc
Formula: Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Reference: Pattrick, R A D. 1984. Sulphide mineralogy of the Tomnadashan copper deposit and the Corrie Buie lead veins, south Loch Tayside, Scotland. Mineralogical Magazine, 48, 85-91.
'Tennantite-Tetrahedrite Series'
Reference: Henwood, W.J. (1871): Transactions of the Royal Geological Society of Cornwall 8(1), 650-654; Pattrick, R A D. 1984. Sulphide mineralogy of the Tomnadashan copper deposit and the Corrie Buie lead veins, south Loch Tayside, Scotland. Mineralogical Magazine, 48, 85-91.
Tenorite
Formula: CuO
Reference: Henwood, W.J. (1871): Transactions of the Royal Geological Society of Cornwall 8(1), 650-654
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: Pattrick, R A D. 1984. Sulphide mineralogy of the Tomnadashan copper deposit and the Corrie Buie lead veins, south Loch Tayside, Scotland. Mineralogical Magazine, 48, 85-91.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Bismuth1.CA.05Bi
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Aikinite2.HB.05aPbCuBiS3
Bismuthinite2.DB.05Bi2S3
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Hodrušite ?2.JA.10cCu8Bi12S22
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Tenorite4.AB.10CuO
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Talc9.EC.05Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Hornblende'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Tennantite-Tetrahedrite Series'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Bismuth1.3.1.4Bi
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Bismuthinite2.11.2.3Bi2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø = 3
Aikinite3.4.5.1PbCuBiS3
1 < ø < 2
Hodrušite ?3.8.4.1Cu8Bi12S22
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX
Tenorite4.2.3.1CuO
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Talc71.2.1.3Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Hornblende'-
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Tennantite-Tetrahedrite Series'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O CalciteCaCO3
O QuartzSiO2
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O TenoriteCuO
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O SideriteFeCO3
O BaryteBaSO4
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
O RutileTiO2
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
MgMagnesium
Mg TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S BaryteBaSO4
S BismuthiniteBi2S3
S AikinitePbCuBiS3
S HodrušiteCu8Bi12S22
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
TiTitanium
Ti RutileTiO2
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe SideriteFeCO3
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu TenoriteCuO
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu AikinitePbCuBiS3
Cu HodrušiteCu8Bi12S22
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb AikinitePbCuBiS3
BiBismuth
Bi BismuthBi
Bi BismuthiniteBi2S3
Bi AikinitePbCuBiS3
Bi HodrušiteCu8Bi12S22

References

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Henwood, W.J. (1871): Observations on Metalliferous Deposits: On the Molybdenite of Tomnadashan in Perthshire. Transactions of the Royal Geological Society of Cornwall 8(1), 650-654.
Pattrick, R A D. 1984. Sulphide mineralogy of the Tomnadashan copper deposit and the Corrie Buie lead veins, south Loch Tayside, Scotland. Mineralogical Magazine, 48, 85-91.

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