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Meadowfoot Smelter slag locality, Wanlockhead, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland, UKi
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Meadowfoot Smelter slag localitySlag Locality
Wanlockhead- not defined -
Dumfries and GallowayCouncil Area
ScotlandCountry
UKCounty

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 55° 24' 33'' North , 3° 48' 35'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 55.40917,-3.81000
GeoHash:G#: gcv71qctu
UK National Grid Reference:NS854143
Locality type:Slag Locality
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Other/historical names associated with this locality:Dumfriesshire


The Meadowfoot Smelter was constructed in 1843 and worked until the 1930s when the depression forced the closure of the surrounding mines.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasia Plate

Plate - 7,320 mineral species & varietal names listed

Strathclyde, Scotland, UK

Region (Historical) - 346 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


28 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Anglesite
Formula: PbSO4
Reference: BMS Database; Green, D. I. (1987): The minerals of Meadowfoot smelter. UK Journal of Mines and Minerals 2, 3-9.
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: BMS Database; Green, D. I. (1987): The minerals of Meadowfoot smelter. UK Journal of Mines and Minerals 2, 3-9.
Brochantite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Reference: BMS Database; Green, D. I. (1987): The minerals of Meadowfoot smelter. UK Journal of Mines and Minerals 2, 3-9.
Caledonite
Formula: Pb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Reference: BMS Database; Green, D. I. (1987): The minerals of Meadowfoot smelter. UK Journal of Mines and Minerals 2, 3-9.
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: BMS Database; Green, D. I. (1987): The minerals of Meadowfoot smelter. UK Journal of Mines and Minerals 2, 3-9.
Chenite
Formula: Pb4Cu(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: BMS Database; Green, D. I. (1987): The minerals of Meadowfoot smelter. UK Journal of Mines and Minerals 2, 3-9.
Copper
Formula: Cu
Reference: BMS Database; Green, D. I. (1987): The minerals of Meadowfoot smelter. UK Journal of Mines and Minerals 2, 3-9.
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Reference: BMS Database; Green, D. I. (1987): The minerals of Meadowfoot smelter. UK Journal of Mines and Minerals 2, 3-9.
Devilline
Formula: CaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Reference: BMS Database; Green, D. I. (1987): The minerals of Meadowfoot smelter. UK Journal of Mines and Minerals 2, 3-9.
Elyite
Formula: Pb4Cu(SO4)O2(OH)4 · H2O
Reference: BMS Database; Green, D. I. (1987): The minerals of Meadowfoot smelter. UK Journal of Mines and Minerals 2, 3-9.
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Reference: Green, D. I. (1987): The minerals of Meadowfoot smelter. UK Journal of Mines and Minerals 2, 3-9.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: BMS Database; Green, D. I. (1987): The minerals of Meadowfoot smelter. UK Journal of Mines and Minerals 2, 3-9.
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: BMS Database; Green, D. I. (1987): The minerals of Meadowfoot smelter. UK Journal of Mines and Minerals 2, 3-9.
Lanarkite
Formula: Pb2(SO4)O
Reference: BMS Database; Green, D. I. (1987): The minerals of Meadowfoot smelter. UK Journal of Mines and Minerals 2, 3-9.
Langite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
Reference: BMS Database; Green, D. I. (1987): The minerals of Meadowfoot smelter. UK Journal of Mines and Minerals 2, 3-9.
Lautenthalite
Formula: PbCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Reference: BMS Database; American Mineralogist, Volume 79, pages 570-574, 1994; Green, D. I. (1987): The minerals of Meadowfoot smelter. UK Journal of Mines and Minerals 2, 3-9.
Leadhillite
Formula: Pb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2
Reference: BMS Database; Green, D. I. (1987): The minerals of Meadowfoot smelter. UK Journal of Mines and Minerals 2, 3-9.
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: BMS Database; Green, D. I. (1987): The minerals of Meadowfoot smelter. UK Journal of Mines and Minerals 2, 3-9.
Linarite
Formula: PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Reference: BMS Database; Green, D. I. (1987): The minerals of Meadowfoot smelter. UK Journal of Mines and Minerals 2, 3-9.
Litharge
Formula: PbO
Reference: BMS Database; Green, D. I. (1987): The minerals of Meadowfoot smelter. UK Journal of Mines and Minerals 2, 3-9.
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: BMS Database; Green, D. I. (1987): The minerals of Meadowfoot smelter. UK Journal of Mines and Minerals 2, 3-9.
Monohydrocalcite
Formula: CaCO3 · H2O
Reference: BMS Database; Green, D. I. (1987): The minerals of Meadowfoot smelter. UK Journal of Mines and Minerals 2, 3-9.
Paralaurionite
Formula: PbCl(OH)
Reference: BMS Database; Green, D. I. (1987): The minerals of Meadowfoot smelter. UK Journal of Mines and Minerals 2, 3-9.
Plattnerite ?
Formula: PbO2
Reference: Green, D. I. (1987): The minerals of Meadowfoot smelter. UK Journal of Mines and Minerals 2, 3-9.; BMS Database
Posnjakite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · H2O
Reference: BMS Database; Green, D. I. (1987): The minerals of Meadowfoot smelter. UK Journal of Mines and Minerals 2, 3-9.
Redgillite
Formula: Cu6(SO4)(OH)10 · H2O
Reference: S.Rust Collection
Schmiederite
Formula: Pb2Cu2(Se6+O4)(Se4+O3)(OH)4
Reference: BMS Database; Green, D. I. (1987): The minerals of Meadowfoot smelter. UK Journal of Mines and Minerals 2, 3-9.
Serpierite
Formula: Ca(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Reference: BMS Database; Green, D. I. (1987): The minerals of Meadowfoot smelter. UK Journal of Mines and Minerals 2, 3-9.
'Slag'
Reference: Automatically generated from locality name
Sundiusite
Formula: Pb10(SO4)O8Cl2
Reference: ex Steve Rust collection specimen now in the Natural History Museum London
Wroewolfeite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
Reference: BMS Database; Green, D. I. (1987): The minerals of Meadowfoot smelter. UK Journal of Mines and Minerals 2, 3-9.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Copper'1.AA.05Cu
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Galena'2.CD.10PbS
Group 3 - Halides
'Paralaurionite'3.DC.05PbCl(OH)
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Cuprite'4.AA.10Cu2O
'Litharge'4.AC.20PbO
'Plattnerite' ?4.DB.05PbO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Aragonite'5.AB.15CaCO3
'Cerussite'5.AB.15PbCO3
'Leadhillite'5.BF.40Pb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2
'Malachite'5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
'Monohydrocalcite'5.CB.20CaCO3 · H2O
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Anglesite'7.AD.35PbSO4
'Brochantite'7.BB.25Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
'Caledonite'7.BC.50Pb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
'Chenite'7.BC.70Pb4Cu(SO4)2(OH)6
'Devilline'7.DD.30CaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
'Elyite'7.DF.65Pb4Cu(SO4)O2(OH)4 · H2O
'Gypsum'7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
'Lanarkite'7.BD.40Pb2(SO4)O
'Langite'7.DD.10Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
'Lautenthalite'7.DE.70PbCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
'Linarite'7.BC.65PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
'Posnjakite'7.DD.10Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · H2O
'Redgillite'7.DD.70Cu6(SO4)(OH)10 · H2O
'Schmiederite'7.BC.65Pb2Cu2(Se6+O4)(Se4+O3)(OH)4
'Serpierite'7.DD.30Ca(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
'Sundiusite'7.BD.70Pb10(SO4)O8Cl2
'Wroewolfeite'7.DD.10Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Slag'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Copper1.1.1.3Cu
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X
Cuprite4.1.1.1Cu2O
AX
Litharge4.2.4.1PbO
AX2
Plattnerite ?4.4.1.6PbO2
Group 10 - OXYHALIDES AND HYDROXYHALIDES
A(O,OH)Xq
Paralaurionite10.2.3.1PbCl(OH)
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Group 15 - HYDRATED NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)·xH2O
Monohydrocalcite15.1.3.1CaCO3 · H2O
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 17 - COMPOUND CARBONATES
Miscellaneous
Leadhillite17.1.2.1Pb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anglesite28.3.1.3PbSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)m(XO4)pZq, where m:p>2:1
Brochantite30.1.3.1Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Chenite30.1.16.1Pb4Cu(SO4)2(OH)6
Elyite30.1.2.1Pb4Cu(SO4)O2(OH)4 · H2O
Sundiusite30.1.1.1Pb10(SO4)O8Cl2
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Lanarkite30.2.1.1Pb2(SO4)O
Linarite30.2.3.1PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)4(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Langite31.4.3.1Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
Posnjakite31.4.1.1Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · H2O
Wroewolfeite31.4.2.1Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
(AB)5(XO4)2Zq·xH2O
Devilline31.6.1.1CaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Lautenthalite31.6.1.2PbCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Serpierite31.6.2.1Ca(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Group 32 - COMPOUND SULFATES
Anhydrous Compound Sulfates containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
Caledonite32.3.2.1Pb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Group 33 - SELENATES AND TELLURATES
(AB)m(XO4)pZq
Schmiederite33.1.1.1Pb2Cu2(Se6+O4)(Se4+O3)(OH)4
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Aragonite-CaCO3
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Redgillite-Cu6(SO4)(OH)10 · H2O
'Slag'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
H CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
H ChenitePb4Cu(SO4)2(OH)6
H DevillineCaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
H ElyitePb4Cu(SO4)O2(OH)4 · H2O
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H LangiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
H LautenthalitePbCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
H LeadhillitePb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H MonohydrocalciteCaCO3 · H2O
H ParalaurionitePbCl(OH)
H PosnjakiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · H2O
H RedgilliteCu6(SO4)(OH)10 · H2O
H SchmiederitePb2Cu2(Se6+O4)(Se4+O3)(OH)4
H SerpieriteCa(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
H WroewolfeiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
CCarbon
C AragoniteCaCO3
C CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
C CerussitePbCO3
C LeadhillitePb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C MonohydrocalciteCaCO3 · H2O
OOxygen
O AnglesitePbSO4
O AragoniteCaCO3
O BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
O CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
O CerussitePbCO3
O ChenitePb4Cu(SO4)2(OH)6
O CupriteCu2O
O DevillineCaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
O ElyitePb4Cu(SO4)O2(OH)4 · H2O
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O LanarkitePb2(SO4)O
O LangiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
O LautenthalitePbCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
O LeadhillitePb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
O LithargePbO
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O MonohydrocalciteCaCO3 · H2O
O ParalaurionitePbCl(OH)
O PlattneritePbO2
O PosnjakiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · H2O
O RedgilliteCu6(SO4)(OH)10 · H2O
O SchmiederitePb2Cu2(Se6+O4)(Se4+O3)(OH)4
O SerpieriteCa(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
O SundiusitePb10(SO4)O8Cl2
O WroewolfeiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
SSulfur
S AnglesitePbSO4
S BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
S CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
S ChenitePb4Cu(SO4)2(OH)6
S DevillineCaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
S ElyitePb4Cu(SO4)O2(OH)4 · H2O
S GalenaPbS
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S LanarkitePb2(SO4)O
S LangiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
S LautenthalitePbCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
S LeadhillitePb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2
S LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
S PosnjakiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · H2O
S RedgilliteCu6(SO4)(OH)10 · H2O
S SerpieriteCa(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
S SundiusitePb10(SO4)O8Cl2
S WroewolfeiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
ClChlorine
Cl ParalaurionitePbCl(OH)
Cl SundiusitePb10(SO4)O8Cl2
CaCalcium
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
Ca DevillineCaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca MonohydrocalciteCaCO3 · H2O
Ca SerpieriteCa(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
FeIron
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
CuCopper
Cu BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
Cu CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Cu ChenitePb4Cu(SO4)2(OH)6
Cu CopperCu
Cu CupriteCu2O
Cu DevillineCaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Cu ElyitePb4Cu(SO4)O2(OH)4 · H2O
Cu LangiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
Cu LautenthalitePbCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Cu LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu PosnjakiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · H2O
Cu RedgilliteCu6(SO4)(OH)10 · H2O
Cu SchmiederitePb2Cu2(Se6+O4)(Se4+O3)(OH)4
Cu SerpieriteCa(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Cu WroewolfeiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
ZnZinc
Zn SerpieriteCa(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
SeSelenium
Se SchmiederitePb2Cu2(Se6+O4)(Se4+O3)(OH)4
PbLead
Pb AnglesitePbSO4
Pb CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb ChenitePb4Cu(SO4)2(OH)6
Pb ElyitePb4Cu(SO4)O2(OH)4 · H2O
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb LanarkitePb2(SO4)O
Pb LautenthalitePbCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Pb LeadhillitePb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2
Pb LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Pb LithargePbO
Pb ParalaurionitePbCl(OH)
Pb PlattneritePbO2
Pb SchmiederitePb2Cu2(Se6+O4)(Se4+O3)(OH)4
Pb SundiusitePb10(SO4)O8Cl2

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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Early Carboniferous
323.2 - 358.9 Ma



ID: 3186080
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]

Ordovician
443.8 - 485.4 Ma



ID: 3137211
Ordovician sandstone

Age: Ordovician (443.8 - 485.4 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{sandstone}, Minor{conglomerate,claystone}

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]

Caradocian
449 - 458.4 Ma



ID: 2026220
Kirkcolm Formation

Age: Late Ordovician (449 - 458.4 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Kirkcolm Formation

Lithology: Wacke

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

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

References

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Green, D.I. (1987) The minerals of Meadowfoot smelter. UK Journal of Mines and Minerals, 2, 3-9.
Edwards, A. (2002) The Meadowfoot smelter, Wanlockhead, Scotland. International Association of Collectors of Slag Minerals, 11(4), 1-3.


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