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Allt Guibhsachain, Ballachulish, Highland, Scotland, UK

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 56° 40' 26'' North , 5° 9' 39'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 56.67415,-5.16105
GeoHash:G#: gfh66t1yf
Köppen climate type:Cfc : Subpolar oceanic climate
Other/historical names associated with this locality:, Inverness-shire


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23 valid minerals.

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Detailed Mineral List:

Andalusite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Reference: Ferry, J.M. (1996) Three novel isograds in metamorphosed siliceous dolomites from the Ballachulish aureole, Scotland. American Mineralogist, 81(3-4), 485-496.
'Apatite'
Reference: Ferry, J.M. (1996) Three novel isograds in metamorphosed siliceous dolomites from the Ballachulish aureole, Scotland. American Mineralogist, 81(3-4), 485-496.
Baddeleyite
Formula: ZrO2
Reference: Ferry, J.M. (1996) Three novel isograds in metamorphosed siliceous dolomites from the Ballachulish aureole, Scotland. American Mineralogist, 81(3-4), 485-496.
'Biotite'
Reference: Ferry, J.M. (1996) Three novel isograds in metamorphosed siliceous dolomites from the Ballachulish aureole, Scotland. American Mineralogist, 81(3-4), 485-496.
Brucite
Formula: Mg(OH)2
Reference: Ferry, J.M. (1996) Three novel isograds in metamorphosed siliceous dolomites from the Ballachulish aureole, Scotland. American Mineralogist, 81(3-4), 485-496.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Ferry, J.M. (1996) Three novel isograds in metamorphosed siliceous dolomites from the Ballachulish aureole, Scotland. American Mineralogist, 81(3-4), 485-496.
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Ferry, J.M. (1996) Three novel isograds in metamorphosed siliceous dolomites from the Ballachulish aureole, Scotland. American Mineralogist, 81(3-4), 485-496.
Cordierite
Formula: (Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Reference: Ferry, J.M. (1996) Three novel isograds in metamorphosed siliceous dolomites from the Ballachulish aureole, Scotland. American Mineralogist, 81(3-4), 485-496.
Corundum
Formula: Al2O3
Reference: Ferry, J.M. (1996) Three novel isograds in metamorphosed siliceous dolomites from the Ballachulish aureole, Scotland. American Mineralogist, 81(3-4), 485-496.
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Reference: Ferry, J.M. (1996) Three novel isograds in metamorphosed siliceous dolomites from the Ballachulish aureole, Scotland. American Mineralogist, 81(3-4), 485-496.
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Ferry, J.M. (1996) Three novel isograds in metamorphosed siliceous dolomites from the Ballachulish aureole, Scotland. American Mineralogist, 81(3-4), 485-496.
Edenite
Formula: {Na}{Ca2}{Mg5}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Reference: Ferry, J.M. (1996) Three novel isograds in metamorphosed siliceous dolomites from the Ballachulish aureole, Scotland. American Mineralogist, 81(3-4), 485-496.
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Reference: Ferry, J.M. (1996) Three novel isograds in metamorphosed siliceous dolomites from the Ballachulish aureole, Scotland. American Mineralogist, 81(3-4), 485-496.
'Feldspar Group'
Reference: Ferry, J.M. (1996) Three novel isograds in metamorphosed siliceous dolomites from the Ballachulish aureole, Scotland. American Mineralogist, 81(3-4), 485-496.
Forsterite
Formula: Mg2SiO4
Reference: Ferry, J.M. (1996) Three novel isograds in metamorphosed siliceous dolomites from the Ballachulish aureole, Scotland. American Mineralogist, 81(3-4), 485-496.
Geikielite
Formula: MgTiO3
Reference: Ferry, J.M. (1996) Three novel isograds in metamorphosed siliceous dolomites from the Ballachulish aureole, Scotland. American Mineralogist, 81(3-4), 485-496.
'Granite'
Reference: Ferry, J.M. (1996) Three novel isograds in metamorphosed siliceous dolomites from the Ballachulish aureole, Scotland. American Mineralogist, 81(3-4), 485-496.
Kinoshitalite
Formula: (Ba,K)(Mg,Mn2+,Al)3(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
Reference: Ferry, J.M. (1996) Three novel isograds in metamorphosed siliceous dolomites from the Ballachulish aureole, Scotland. American Mineralogist, 81(3-4), 485-496.
'Limestone'
Reference: Ferry, J.M. (1996) Three novel isograds in metamorphosed siliceous dolomites from the Ballachulish aureole, Scotland. American Mineralogist, 81(3-4), 485-496.
Periclase
Formula: MgO
Reference: Ferry, J.M. (1996) Three novel isograds in metamorphosed siliceous dolomites from the Ballachulish aureole, Scotland. American Mineralogist, 81(3-4), 485-496.
Phlogopite
Formula: KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Ferry, J.M. (1996) Three novel isograds in metamorphosed siliceous dolomites from the Ballachulish aureole, Scotland. American Mineralogist, 81(3-4), 485-496.
'Phyllite'
Reference: Ferry, J.M. (1996) Three novel isograds in metamorphosed siliceous dolomites from the Ballachulish aureole, Scotland. American Mineralogist, 81(3-4), 485-496.
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Ferry, J.M. (1996) Three novel isograds in metamorphosed siliceous dolomites from the Ballachulish aureole, Scotland. American Mineralogist, 81(3-4), 485-496.
Qandilite
Formula: (Mg,Fe3+)2(Ti,Fe3+,Al)O4
Reference: Ferry, J.M. (1996) Three novel isograds in metamorphosed siliceous dolomites from the Ballachulish aureole, Scotland. American Mineralogist, 81(3-4), 485-496.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Ferry, J.M. (1996) Three novel isograds in metamorphosed siliceous dolomites from the Ballachulish aureole, Scotland. American Mineralogist, 81(3-4), 485-496.
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Ferry, J.M. (1996) Three novel isograds in metamorphosed siliceous dolomites from the Ballachulish aureole, Scotland. American Mineralogist, 81(3-4), 485-496.
'Schist'
Reference: Ferry, J.M. (1996) Three novel isograds in metamorphosed siliceous dolomites from the Ballachulish aureole, Scotland. American Mineralogist, 81(3-4), 485-496.
'Serpentine Subgroup'
Formula: D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Reference: Ferry, J.M. (1996) Three novel isograds in metamorphosed siliceous dolomites from the Ballachulish aureole, Scotland. American Mineralogist, 81(3-4), 485-496.
'Slate'
Reference: Ferry, J.M. (1996) Three novel isograds in metamorphosed siliceous dolomites from the Ballachulish aureole, Scotland. American Mineralogist, 81(3-4), 485-496.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Ferry, J.M. (1996) Three novel isograds in metamorphosed siliceous dolomites from the Ballachulish aureole, Scotland. American Mineralogist, 81(3-4), 485-496.
Spinel
Formula: MgAl2O4
Reference: Ferry, J.M. (1996) Three novel isograds in metamorphosed siliceous dolomites from the Ballachulish aureole, Scotland. American Mineralogist, 81(3-4), 485-496.
Tremolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Ferry, J.M. (1996) Three novel isograds in metamorphosed siliceous dolomites from the Ballachulish aureole, Scotland. American Mineralogist, 81(3-4), 485-496.
Tschermakite
Formula: ☐(Ca2)(Mg3Al2)(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Reference: Ferry, J.M. (1996) Three novel isograds in metamorphosed siliceous dolomites from the Ballachulish aureole, Scotland. American Mineralogist, 81(3-4), 485-496.
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)
Reference: Ferry, J.M. (1996) Three novel isograds in metamorphosed siliceous dolomites from the Ballachulish aureole, Scotland. American Mineralogist, 81(3-4), 485-496.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Pyrrhotite'2.CC.10Fe7S8
'Sphalerite'2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Baddeleyite'4.DE.35ZrO2
'Brucite'4.FE.05Mg(OH)2
'Corundum'4.CB.05Al2O3
'Geikielite'4.CB.05MgTiO3
'Periclase'4.AB.25MgO
'Qandilite'4.BB.05(Mg,Fe3+)2(Ti,Fe3+,Al)O4
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
'Rutile'4.DB.05TiO2
'Spinel'4.BB.05MgAl2O4
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
'Dolomite'5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Group 9 - Silicates
'Andalusite'9.AF.10Al2(SiO4)O
'Cordierite'9.CJ.10(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
'Diopside'9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
'Edenite'9.DE.15{Na}{Ca2}{Mg5}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
'Forsterite'9.AC.05Mg2SiO4
'Kinoshitalite'9.EC.35(Ba,K)(Mg,Mn2+,Al)3(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
'Phlogopite'9.EC.20KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
'Tremolite'9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Tschermakite'9.DE.10☐(Ca2)(Mg3Al2)(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
'Zircon'9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-
'Biotite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'Granite'-
'Limestone'-
'Phyllite'-
'Schist'-
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
'Slate'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX
Periclase4.2.1.1MgO
A2X3
Corundum4.3.1.1Al2O3
Geikielite4.3.5.2MgTiO3
AX2
Baddeleyite4.4.14.1ZrO2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
X(OH)2
Brucite6.2.1.1Mg(OH)2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Qandilite7.2.5.1(Mg,Fe3+)2(Ti,Fe3+,Al)O4
Spinel7.2.1.1MgAl2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with all cations in octahedral [6] coordination
Forsterite51.3.1.2Mg2SiO4
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in >[6] coordination
Zircon51.5.2.1Zr(SiO4)
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and >[4] coordination
Andalusite52.2.2b.1Al2(SiO4)O
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with Al substituted rings
Cordierite61.2.1.1(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Mg-Fe-Mn-Li subgroup
Edenite66.1.3a.10{Na}{Ca2}{Mg5}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Tremolite66.1.3a.1☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Kinoshitalite71.2.2c.5(Ba,K)(Mg,Mn2+,Al)3(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
Phlogopite71.2.2b.1KMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-
'Biotite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'Granite'-
'Limestone'-
'Phyllite'-
'Schist'-
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
'Slate'-
Tschermakite-☐(Ca2)(Mg3Al2)(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H BruciteMg(OH)2
H Edenite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg5}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
H Kinoshitalite(Ba,K)(Mg,Mn2+,Al)3(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
H PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
H Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H Tschermakite☐(Ca2)(Mg3Al2)(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
OOxygen
O AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
O BaddeleyiteZrO2
O BruciteMg(OH)2
O CalciteCaCO3
O Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
O CorundumAl2O3
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O Edenite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg5}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
O ForsteriteMg2SiO4
O GeikieliteMgTiO3
O Kinoshitalite(Ba,K)(Mg,Mn2+,Al)3(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
O PericlaseMgO
O PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Qandilite(Mg,Fe3+)2(Ti,Fe3+,Al)O4
O QuartzSiO2
O RutileTiO2
O Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
O SpinelMgAl2O4
O Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O Tschermakite☐(Ca2)(Mg3Al2)(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
NaSodium
Na Edenite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg5}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
MgMagnesium
Mg BruciteMg(OH)2
Mg Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg Edenite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg5}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Mg ForsteriteMg2SiO4
Mg GeikieliteMgTiO3
Mg Kinoshitalite(Ba,K)(Mg,Mn2+,Al)3(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
Mg PericlaseMgO
Mg PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Mg Qandilite(Mg,Fe3+)2(Ti,Fe3+,Al)O4
Mg Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Mg SpinelMgAl2O4
Mg Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg Tschermakite☐(Ca2)(Mg3Al2)(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
Al Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Al CorundumAl2O3
Al Edenite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg5}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Al Kinoshitalite(Ba,K)(Mg,Mn2+,Al)3(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
Al PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Qandilite(Mg,Fe3+)2(Ti,Fe3+,Al)O4
Al Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Al SpinelMgAl2O4
Al Tschermakite☐(Ca2)(Mg3Al2)(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
Si Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si Edenite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg5}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Si ForsteriteMg2SiO4
Si Kinoshitalite(Ba,K)(Mg,Mn2+,Al)3(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
Si PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Si Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si Tschermakite☐(Ca2)(Mg3Al2)(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
SSulfur
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S SphaleriteZnS
KPotassium
K Kinoshitalite(Ba,K)(Mg,Mn2+,Al)3(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
K PhlogopiteKMg3(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca Edenite{Na}{Ca2}{Mg5}(AlSi7O22)(OH)2
Ca Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca Tschermakite☐(Ca2)(Mg3Al2)(Al2Si6O22)(OH)2
TiTitanium
Ti GeikieliteMgTiO3
Ti Qandilite(Mg,Fe3+)2(Ti,Fe3+,Al)O4
Ti RutileTiO2
MnManganese
Mn Kinoshitalite(Ba,K)(Mg,Mn2+,Al)3(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2
Mn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
FeIron
Fe Cordierite(Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe Qandilite(Mg,Fe3+)2(Ti,Fe3+,Al)O4
Fe Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
NiNickel
Ni Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
ZnZinc
Zn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D= Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Zn SphaleriteZnS
ZrZirconium
Zr BaddeleyiteZrO2
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
BaBarium
Ba Kinoshitalite(Ba,K)(Mg,Mn2+,Al)3(Al2Si2O10)(OH)2

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