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Menimuir Burn, Cassencarie, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland, UK

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 55° North , 3° West (est.)
Margin of Error:~50km
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Other/historical names associated with this locality:Kirkcudbrightshire


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4 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Annabergite
Formula: Ni3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Reference: Livingstone, A. and Macpherson, H.G. (1983) Fifth supplementary list of British minerals (Scottish). Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 47, n° 342, p. 99-105.; Livingstone, A. (2002) The Minerals of Scotland - past and present, NMS Publications Ltd.
Nickeline
Formula: NiAs
Reference: Temple, A.K. (1954) Rammelsbergite from the Southern Uplands of Scotland. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 30, n° 227, p. 541-543.; Livingstone, A. and Macpherson, H.G. (1983) Fifth supplementary list of British minerals (Scottish). Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 47, n° 342, p. 99-105.; Livingstone, A. (2002) The Minerals of Scotland - past and present, NMS Publications Ltd.
Rammelsbergite
Formula: NiAs2
Reference: Temple, A.K. (1954) Rammelsbergite from the Southern Uplands of Scotland. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 30, n° 227, p. 541-543.; Livingstone, A. (2002) The Minerals of Scotland - past and present, NMS Publications Ltd.
Retgersite
Formula: NiSO4 · 6H2O
Description: Pale blue to blue-green crusts and minute curved or twisted crystals associated with annabergite and niccolite (= nickeline), RSM X-ray diffraction identification 1977 from specimens in Heddle collection.
Reference: Livingstone, A. and Macpherson, H.G. (1983) Fifth supplementary list of British minerals (Scottish). Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 47, n° 342, p. 99-105.; Livingstone, A. (2002) The Minerals of Scotland - past and present, NMS Publications Ltd.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Nickeline'2.CC.05NiAs
'Rammelsbergite'2.EB.15aNiAs2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Retgersite'7.CB.30NiSO4 · 6H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
'Annabergite'8.CE.40Ni3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Nickeline2.8.11.1NiAs
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Rammelsbergite2.12.2.12NiAs2
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Retgersite29.6.9.1NiSO4 · 6H2O
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
A3(XO4)2·xH2O
Annabergite40.3.6.4Ni3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AnnabergiteNi3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
H RetgersiteNiSO4 · 6H2O
OOxygen
O AnnabergiteNi3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
O RetgersiteNiSO4 · 6H2O
SSulfur
S RetgersiteNiSO4 · 6H2O
NiNickel
Ni AnnabergiteNi3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Ni NickelineNiAs
Ni RammelsbergiteNiAs2
Ni RetgersiteNiSO4 · 6H2O
AsArsenic
As AnnabergiteNi3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
As NickelineNiAs
As RammelsbergiteNiAs2

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Temple, A.K. (1954) Rammelsbergite from the Southern Uplands of Scotland. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 30, n° 227, p. 541-543.
Livingstone, A. and Macpherson, H.G. (1983) Fifth Supplementary List of British Minerals (Scottish). Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 47, n° 342, pp. 99-105.
Livingstone, A. (2002) The Minerals of Scotland - past and present, NMS Publications Ltd.


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