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Meldon Quarry (British Rail Quarry; British Railways Quarry; B. R. Quarry), Okehampton Hamlets, West Devon, Devon, England, UKi
Regional Level Types
Meldon Quarry (British Rail Quarry; British Railways Quarry; B. R. Quarry)Quarry
Okehampton HamletsCivil Parish
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
50° 42' 50'' North , 4° 1' 42'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
UK National Grid Reference:
SX568925
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Okehampton7,647 (2018)3.3km
South Zeal912 (2018)8.3km
Exbourne358 (2018)9.9km
Hatherleigh1,518 (2018)12.3km
Beaworthy236 (2018)12.9km


Note on the mineral list: Greenovite has been removed from the list due to the high probability of fraudulent recording of discovery by A.W.G. Kingsbury.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
British IslesGroup of Islands
Devon and Cornwall metalliferous mining district, England, UKMining District
Dartmoor National Park, Devon, England, UKNational Park
Okehampton Mining District, Devon, England, UKMining District

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


42 valid minerals. 1 erroneous literature entry.

Detailed Mineral List:

Actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine 1966 35 : 1017-1018
Aluminite
Formula: Al2(SO4)(OH)4 · 7H2O
Reference: http://www.mineralman.f9.co.uk/quarries/meldon.htm
Anatase
Formula: TiO2
Reference: No reference listed
Andradite
Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Reference: http://www.mineralman.f9.co.uk/quarries/meldon.htm
'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Reference: BMS Database
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: http://www.mineralman.f9.co.uk/quarries/meldon.htm; Mineralogical Magazine 1966 35 : 1017-1018
Axinite-(Fe)
Formula: Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
Reference: Chaudhry, M. and Howie, R., 1969, Axinites from the contact skarns of the meldon Aplite, Devonshire, England, Mineralogical Magazine, v. 37, p. 45-48.
'Axinite Group'
Reference: BMS Database; Mineralogical Magazine 1966 35 : 991-994.; Mineralogical Magazine 1966 35 : 1017-1018
Bavenite
Formula: Ca4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Reference: http://www.mineralman.f9.co.uk/quarries/meldon.htm
'Biotite'
Formula: K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Reference: http://www.mineralman.f9.co.uk/quarries/meldon.htm
Bismuth
Formula: Bi
Reference: http://www.mineralman.f9.co.uk/quarries/meldon.htm
Bismuthinite
Formula: Bi2S3
Reference: http://www.mineralman.f9.co.uk/quarries/meldon.htm
Brookite
Formula: TiO2
Reference: No reference listed
Bustamite
Formula: CaMn2+(Si2O6)
Reference: http://www.mineralman.f9.co.uk/quarries/meldon.htm ; BMS Database; Mineralogical Magazine 1966 35 : 991-994.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: http://www.mineralman.f9.co.uk/quarries/meldon.htm; Mineralogical Magazine 1966 35 : 1017-1018
'Chabazite'
Reference: http://www.mineralman.f9.co.uk/quarries/meldon.htm
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: http://www.mineralman.f9.co.uk/quarries/meldon.htm; Mineralogical Magazine 1966 35 : 991-994.; Mineralogical Magazine 1966 35 : 1017-1018
Chamosite
Formula: (Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
Reference: http://www.mineralman.f9.co.uk/quarries/meldon.htm
Chamosite var: Corundophilite
Formula: (Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
Reference: http://www.mineralman.f9.co.uk/quarries/meldon.htm
'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'
Reference: BMS Database
Danburite
Formula: CaB2Si2O8
Fluorescence: weak blue-violet SW-UV fluorescence
Reference: Michael S. Rumsey, George Ryback and Richard Tayler (2011) Danburite from Meldon Quarry, Okehampton and other UK localities. Journal of the Russell Society 14:26-32
Datolite
Formula: CaB(SiO4)(OH)
Reference: http://www.mineralman.f9.co.uk/quarries/meldon.htm; Mineralogical Magazine 1966 35 : 1017-1018
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Reference: http://www.mineralman.f9.co.uk/quarries/meldon.htm; Mineralogical Magazine 1966 35 : 991-994.
Ferro-actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Fe2+5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: http://www.mineralman.f9.co.uk/quarries/meldon.htm
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Reference: http://www.mineralman.f9.co.uk/quarries/meldon.htm
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: http://www.mineralman.f9.co.uk/quarries/meldon.htm
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: http://www.mineralman.f9.co.uk/quarries/meldon.htm
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: BMS Database
Gibbsite
Formula: Al(OH)3
Reference: http://www.mineralman.f9.co.uk/quarries/meldon.htm
Grossular
Formula: Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: http://www.mineralman.f9.co.uk/quarries/meldon.htm
'Heulandite subgroup'
Reference: http://www.mineralman.f9.co.uk/quarries/meldon.htm
'Hornblende'
Reference: http://www.mineralman.f9.co.uk/quarries/meldon.htm; Martin Allen
Laumontite
Formula: CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Reference: http://www.mineralman.f9.co.uk/quarries/meldon.htm
'Lepidolite'
Reference: http://www.mineralman.f9.co.uk/quarries/meldon.htm
Löllingite
Formula: FeAs2
Reference: http://www.mineralman.f9.co.uk/quarries/meldon.htm
'Microlite Group'
Formula: A2-mTa2X6-wZ-n
Reference: BMS Database
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: http://www.mineralman.f9.co.uk/quarries/meldon.htm; Mineralogical Magazine 1966 35 : 1017-1018
Montmorillonite
Formula: (Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Reference: http://www.mineralman.f9.co.uk/quarries/meldon.htm ; BMS Database
Orthoclase
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: http://www.mineralman.f9.co.uk/quarries/meldon.htm
Prehnite
Formula: Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Reference: http://www.mineralman.f9.co.uk/quarries/meldon.htm
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: http://www.mineralman.f9.co.uk/quarries/meldon.htm; Mineralogical Magazine 1966 35 : 991-994.
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: http://www.mineralman.f9.co.uk/quarries/meldon.htm ; BMS Database; Mineralogical Magazine 1966 35 : 991-994.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: http://www.mineralman.f9.co.uk/quarries/meldon.htm; Mineralogical Magazine 1966 35 : 991-994.
Rhodochrosite
Formula: MnCO3
Reference: http://www.mineralman.f9.co.uk/quarries/meldon.htm; Mineralogical Magazine 1966 35 : 991-994.
Rhodonite
Formula: Mn2+SiO3
Reference: http://www.mineralman.f9.co.uk/quarries/meldon.htm ; BMS Database; Mineralogical Magazine 1966 35 : 991-994.
'Scapolite'
Reference: http://www.mineralman.f9.co.uk/quarries/meldon.htm
Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)
Reference: http://www.mineralman.f9.co.uk/quarries/meldon.htm ; BMS Database
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: http://www.mineralman.f9.co.uk/quarries/meldon.htm
Spessartine
Formula: Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Reference: http://www.mineralman.f9.co.uk/quarries/meldon.htm; Mineralogical Magazine 1966 35 : 991-994.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: http://www.mineralman.f9.co.uk/quarries/meldon.htm; Mineralogical Magazine 1966 35 : 991-994.
Tephroite
Formula: Mn2+2SiO4
Reference: http://www.mineralman.f9.co.uk/quarries/meldon.htm; Mineralogical Magazine 1966 35 : 991-994.
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: http://www.mineralman.f9.co.uk/quarries/meldon.htm
Titanite var: Greenovite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: Specimen given to the BMNH by A.W.G. Kingsbury (1958); Embrey, P.G. (1978) Fourth supplementary list of British minerals. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 42, n° 322, 169-177 (referring to Kingsbury);
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: http://www.mineralman.f9.co.uk/quarries/meldon.htm ; BMS Database
Vesuvianite
Formula: (Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Reference: http://www.mineralman.f9.co.uk/quarries/meldon.htm ; BMS Database
Wollastonite
Formula: CaSiO3
Reference: http://www.mineralman.f9.co.uk/quarries/meldon.htm

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Bismuth1.CA.05Bi
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Bismuthinite2.DB.05Bi2S3
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Löllingite2.EB.15aFeAs2
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Anatase4.DD.05TiO2
Brookite4.DD.10TiO2
Gibbsite4.FE.10Al(OH)3
'Microlite Group'4.00.A2-mTa2X6-wZ-n
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Rhodochrosite5.AB.05MnCO3
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Aluminite7.DC.05Al2(SO4)(OH)4 · 7H2O
Scheelite7.GA.05Ca(WO4)
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Fluorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3F
Group 9 - Silicates
Actinolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Andradite9.AD.25Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Axinite-(Fe)9.BD.20Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
Bavenite9.DF.25Ca4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Bustamite9.DG.05CaMn2+(Si2O6)
Chamosite9.EC.55(Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
var: Corundophilite9.EC.55(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
Danburite9.FA.65CaB2Si2O8
Datolite9.AJ.20CaB(SiO4)(OH)
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
Ferro-actinolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Fe2+5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Grossular9.AD.25Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Laumontite9.GB.10CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Montmorillonite9.EC.40(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Orthoclase9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Prehnite9.DP.20Ca2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Rhodonite9.DK.05Mn2+SiO3
Spessartine9.AD.25Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Tephroite9.AC.05Mn2+2SiO4
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
var: Greenovite ?9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Vesuvianite9.BG.35(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Wollastonite9.DG.05CaSiO3
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Axinite Group'-
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Chabazite'-
'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Heulandite subgroup'-
'Hornblende'-
'Lepidolite'-
'Scapolite'-
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

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
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
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
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Löllingite2.12.2.9FeAs2
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Anatase4.4.4.1TiO2
Brookite4.4.5.1TiO2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
X(OH)3
Gibbsite6.3.1.1Al(OH)3
Group 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
A2B2O6(O,OH,F)
'Microlite Group'8.2.2.1A2-mTa2X6-wZ-n
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Rhodochrosite14.1.1.4MnCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Aluminite31.7.4.1Al2(SO4)(OH)4 · 7H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Fluorapatite41.8.1.1Ca5(PO4)3F
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Scheelite48.1.2.1Ca(WO4)
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with all cations in octahedral [6] coordination
Tephroite51.3.1.4Mn2+2SiO4
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [6] and >[6] coordination
Andradite51.4.3b.1Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Grossular51.4.3b.2Ca3Al2(SiO4)3
Spessartine51.4.3a.3Mn2+3Al2(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] and/or >[6] coordination
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
Group 54 - NESOSILICATES Borosilicates and Some Beryllosilicates
Borosilicates and Some Beryllosilicates with B in [4] coordination
Datolite54.2.1a.1CaB(SiO4)(OH)
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and/or >[4] coordination
Axinite-(Fe)56.2.2.1Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with[Si2O7] with borate groups
Danburite56.3.1.1CaB2Si2O8
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Vesuvianite58.2.4.1(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=3
Bustamite65.2.1.2CaMn2+(Si2O6)
Wollastonite65.2.1.1cCaSiO3
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=5
Rhodonite65.4.1.1Mn2+SiO3
Group 70 - INOSILICATES Column or Tube Structures
Column or Tube Structures with chains linked by Be
Bavenite70.5.3.1Ca4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 clays
Montmorillonite71.3.1a.2(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Sheets of 6-membered rings interlayered 1:1, 2:1, and octahedra
Chamosite71.4.1.7(Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
Group 72 - PHYLLOSILICATES Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings
Two-Dimensional Infinite Sheets with Other Than Six-Membered Rings with 4-membered rings
Prehnite72.1.3.1Ca2Al2Si3O10(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
Orthoclase76.1.1.1K(AlSi3O8)
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Laumontite77.1.1.4CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Actinolite-☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Axinite Group'-
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Chabazite'-
Chamosite
var: Corundophilite
-(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'-
Ferro-actinolite-☐{Ca2}{Fe2+5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Heulandite subgroup'-
'Hornblende'-
'Lepidolite'-
'Scapolite'-
Titanite
var: Greenovite ?
-CaTi(SiO4)O
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AluminiteAl2(SO4)(OH)4 · 7H2O
H DatoliteCaB(SiO4)(OH)
H Ferro-actinolite☐{Ca2}{Fe52+}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H Chamosite (var: Corundophilite)(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
H BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
H BaveniteCa4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
H GibbsiteAl(OH)3
H Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
H LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
H Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
H PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
H Axinite-(Fe)Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
H ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
H Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H Chamosite(Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
BeBeryllium
Be BaveniteCa4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
BBoron
B DatoliteCaB(SiO4)(OH)
B Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
B Axinite-(Fe)Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
B DanburiteCaB2Si2O8
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C RhodochrositeMnCO3
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O AluminiteAl2(SO4)(OH)4 · 7H2O
O DatoliteCaB(SiO4)(OH)
O Ferro-actinolite☐{Ca2}{Fe52+}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O Chamosite (var: Corundophilite)(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
O CalciteCaCO3
O BustamiteCaMn2+(Si2O6)
O BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
O FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
O BaveniteCa4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
O AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
O GibbsiteAl(OH)3
O GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
O Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
O LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
O Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
O OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
O PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O RhodochrositeMnCO3
O RhodoniteMn2+SiO3
O ScheeliteCa(WO4)
O SideriteFeCO3
O SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
O TephroiteMn22+SiO4
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O WollastoniteCaSiO3
O Axinite-(Fe)Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
O ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O AnataseTiO2
O BrookiteTiO2
O Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O DanburiteCaB2Si2O8
O Chamosite(Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
O Titanite (var: Greenovite)CaTi(SiO4)O
FFluorine
F BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
F FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
F FluoriteCaF2
F Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
F ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
NaSodium
Na Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Na Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
MgMagnesium
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Mg Ferro-actinolite☐{Ca2}{Fe52+}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg Chamosite (var: Corundophilite)(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
Mg BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Mg Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Mg Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Mg Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg Chamosite(Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
AlAluminium
Al AluminiteAl2(SO4)(OH)4 · 7H2O
Al Chamosite (var: Corundophilite)(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
Al BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Al BaveniteCa4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Al GibbsiteAl(OH)3
Al GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Al Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Al LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Al Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Al OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Al PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Al SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Al Axinite-(Fe)Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
Al Chamosite(Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
SiSilicon
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si DatoliteCaB(SiO4)(OH)
Si Ferro-actinolite☐{Ca2}{Fe52+}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si Chamosite (var: Corundophilite)(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
Si BustamiteCaMn2+(Si2O6)
Si BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Si BaveniteCa4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Si AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Si GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Si Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Si LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Si Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Si OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Si PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si RhodoniteMn2+SiO3
Si SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Si TephroiteMn22+SiO4
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Si WollastoniteCaSiO3
Si Axinite-(Fe)Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si DanburiteCaB2Si2O8
Si Chamosite(Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
Si Titanite (var: Greenovite)CaTi(SiO4)O
PPhosphorus
P FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
P ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
SSulfur
S AluminiteAl2(SO4)(OH)4 · 7H2O
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S BismuthiniteBi2S3
S GalenaPbS
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S SphaleriteZnS
ClChlorine
Cl ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
KPotassium
K BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
K OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
CaCalcium
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca DatoliteCaB(SiO4)(OH)
Ca Ferro-actinolite☐{Ca2}{Fe52+}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca BustamiteCaMn2+(Si2O6)
Ca FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
Ca BaveniteCa4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Ca AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca GrossularCa3Al2(SiO4)3
Ca Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Ca LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Ca Montmorillonite(Na,Ca)0.33(Al,Mg)2(Si4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Ca PrehniteCa2Al2Si3O10(OH)2
Ca ScheeliteCa(WO4)
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ca WollastoniteCaSiO3
Ca Axinite-(Fe)Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
Ca ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Ca Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca DanburiteCaB2Si2O8
Ca Titanite (var: Greenovite)CaTi(SiO4)O
TiTitanium
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ti AnataseTiO2
Ti BrookiteTiO2
Ti Titanite (var: Greenovite)CaTi(SiO4)O
MnManganese
Mn BustamiteCaMn2+(Si2O6)
Mn RhodochrositeMnCO3
Mn RhodoniteMn2+SiO3
Mn SpessartineMn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Mn TephroiteMn22+SiO4
FeIron
Fe Ferro-actinolite☐{Ca2}{Fe52+}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Fe Chamosite (var: Corundophilite)(Mg,Fe,Al)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe AndraditeCa3Fe23+(SiO4)3
Fe Vesuvianite(Ca,Na,☐)19(Al,Mg,Fe3+)13(☐,B,Al,Fe3+)5(Si2O7)4(SiO4)10(OH,F,O)10
Fe LöllingiteFeAs2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe Axinite-(Fe)Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
Fe Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Fe Chamosite(Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
As LöllingiteFeAs2
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
TaTantalum
Ta Microlite GroupA2-mTa2X6-wZ-n
WTungsten
W ScheeliteCa(WO4)
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
BiBismuth
Bi BismuthiniteBi2S3
Bi BismuthBi

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Late Carboniferous
298.9 - 323.2 Ma



ID: 3156150
Clackmannan Group

Age: Pennsylvanian (298.9 - 323.2 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Clackmannan Group

Lithology: Major:{sandstone}, Minor{siltstone,mudstone}

Reference: Asch, K. The 1:5M International Geological Map of Europe and Adjacent Areas: Development and Implementation of a GIS-enabled Concept. Geologisches Jahrbuch, SA 3. [147]

Namurian - Famennian
315 - 372.2 Ma



ID: 2029134
Teign Valley Group

Age: Paleozoic (315 - 372.2 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Teign Valley Group

Lithology: Mudstone, siltstone and sandstone

Reference: British Geological Survey. DiGMapGB-625. British Geological Survey ©NERC. [23]

Early Carboniferous
323.2 - 358.9 Ma



ID: 3192903
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Mississippian (323.2 - 358.9 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

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