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Shap Pink Quarry, Shap Rural, Eden, Cumbria, England, UKi
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 54° 28' 8'' North , 2° 40' 55'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 54.46889,-2.68194
GeoHash:G#: gcwjfgz06
UK National Grid Reference:NY558084
Locality type:Quarry
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Orton235 (2018)6.6km
Tebay393 (2018)6.9km
Shap1,264 (2018)7.0km
Staveley1,384 (2018)13.5km
Burneside1,017 (2018)13.9km
Other/historical names associated with this locality:South Eastern Region; Westmorland


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Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
British IslesGroup of Islands
Lake District National Park, Cumbria, England, UKNational Park

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


40 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Habit: needles
Colour: green
Fluorescence: no
Description: amphibole group, optical properties consistent with actinolite
Reference: Wirth, M. & Green, D. (2002): The Shap granite quarry, Cumbria. UK Journal of Mines & Minerals. # 22, 43-52.
Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: BMS Database
Allanite-(Ce)
Formula: {CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Habit: prismatic,flattened
Colour: black
Fluorescence: no
Description: Occurs in granite matrix and as free standing crystals in miarolitic cavities
Reference: Wirth, M. & Green, D. (2002): The Shap granite quarry, Cumbria. UK Journal of Mines & Minerals. # 22, 43-52.
Anatase
Formula: TiO2
Reference: BMS Database
'Apatite'
Reference: BMS Database
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Description: Doubtful,no identification and never recorded again.
Reference: Harker and Marr,1891,Proc.Yorks.Geol.Soc.,14,pp487-493
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: BMS Database
'Bastnäsite'
Habit: hexagonal prisms
Colour: red to white
Fluorescence: no
Description: single crystals up to 1 mm.Probably derived by weathering of synchysite, associated with anatase
Reference: Wirth, M. & Green, D. (2002): The Shap granite quarry, Cumbria. UK Journal of Mines & Minerals. # 22, 43-52.
Bastnäsite-(Ce)
Formula: Ce(CO3)F
Bavenite
Formula: Ca4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Habit: Tabular,fans of blades
Colour: colourless
Fluorescence: No
Description: In miarolitic cavities
Reference: BMS Database; Wirth, M. & Green, D. (2002): The Shap granite quarry, Cumbria. UK Journal of Mines & Minerals. # 22, 43-52.
Bertrandite
Formula: Be4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Reference: M.Wirth collection, D.Green identification (Manchester Univ.)
Beyerite
Formula: Ca(BiO)2(CO3)2
Habit: tetragonal plates <50 microns
Colour: yellow
Description: powdery crust on bismuthinite
Reference: Wirth, M. & Green, D. (2002): The Shap granite quarry, Cumbria. UK Journal of Mines & Minerals. # 22, 43-52.
'Biotite'
Bismuth
Formula: Bi
Habit: grains with good cleavage
Colour: silvery pink
Description: cleavage and colour, association with bismuthinite
Reference: Wirth, M. & Green, D. (2002): The Shap granite quarry, Cumbria. UK Journal of Mines & Minerals. # 22, 43-52.
Bismuthinite
Formula: Bi2S3
Habit: needles and cleavages
Colour: lead gray
Description: In gray, stage-1 granite some specimens were found to be mixed crystals with gladite and/or krupkaite, part of the aikinite group.
Reference: BMS Database; Wirth, M. & Green, D. (2002): The Shap granite quarry, Cumbria. UK Journal of Mines & Minerals. # 22, 43-52.
Brookite
Formula: TiO2
Reference: BMS Database
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: BMS Database
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Colour: white
Description: crusts on weathered galena, supergene
Reference: Wirth, M. & Green, D. (2002): The Shap granite quarry, Cumbria. UK Journal of Mines & Minerals. # 22, 43-52.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: BMS Database
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: BMS Database
Cosalite
Formula: Pb2Bi2S5
Habit: needles
Colour: steel gray
Description: metallic, no cleavage, found in joints
Reference: Wirth, M. & Green, D. (2002): The Shap granite quarry, Cumbria. UK Journal of Mines & Minerals. # 22, 43-52.
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Reference: BMS Database
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: BMS Database
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: M.Wirth collection, D.Green identification (Manchester Univ.)
Gladite
Formula: PbCuBi5S9
Habit: Mixture with galena
Reference: Max Wirth
Graphite
Formula: C
Reference: BMS Database
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Habit: blades
Colour: transparent
Description: supergene mineral of late formation, formed from acid solutions reacting with calcite.
Reference: Wirth, M. & Green, D. (2002): The Shap granite quarry, Cumbria. UK Journal of Mines & Minerals. # 22, 43-52.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Habit: hexagonal plates
Colour: coppery
Description: Minute flakes scattered around miarolitic cavities
Reference: Wirth, M. & Green, D. (2002): The Shap granite quarry, Cumbria. UK Journal of Mines & Minerals. # 22, 43-52.
Koechlinite
Formula: Bi2MoO6
Habit: powder
Colour: buff to yellow
Description: possibly pseudomorphing bismuthinite. Intense Mo-blue when treated with HCl.
Reference: M.Wirth collection
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: BMS Database
Milarite
Formula: K2Ca4Al2Be4Si24O60 · H2O
Reference: M.Wirth collection, D.Green identification (Manchester Univ.)
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: BMS Database
Orthoclase
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: BMS Database
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: BMS Database
Pyromorphite
Formula: Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: BMS Database
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: BMS Database
Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)
Reference: BMS Database
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: BMS Database
Synchysite-(Ce)
Formula: CaCe(CO3)2F
Reference: M.Wirth collection, D.Green identification (Manchester Univ.)
Titanite
Formula: CaTi(SiO4)O
Reference: BMS Database
Wulfenite
Formula: Pb(MoO4)
Reference: M.Wirth collection, D.Green identification (Manchester Univ.)
Zircon
Formula: Zr(SiO4)

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Bismuth1.CA.05Bi
Graphite1.CB.05aC
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Bismuthinite2.DB.05Bi2S3
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Cosalite2.JB.10Pb2Bi2S5
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Gladite2.HB.05aPbCuBi5S9
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Anatase4.DD.05TiO2
Brookite4.DD.10TiO2
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Koechlinite4.DE.15Bi2MoO6
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Bastnäsite-(Ce)5.BD.20aCe(CO3)F
Beyerite5.BE.35Ca(BiO)2(CO3)2
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Synchysite-(Ce)5.BD.20cCaCe(CO3)2F
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Scheelite7.GA.05Ca(WO4)
Wulfenite7.GA.05Pb(MoO4)
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Pyromorphite8.BN.05Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Group 9 - Silicates
Actinolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Allanite-(Ce)9.BG.05b{CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Bavenite9.DF.25Ca4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Bertrandite9.BD.05Be4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Epidote9.BG.05a{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Milarite9.CM.05K2Ca4Al2Be4Si24O60 · H2O
Orthoclase9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Titanite9.AG.15CaTi(SiO4)O
Zircon9.AD.30Zr(SiO4)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-
'Bastnäsite'-
'Biotite'-
'Chlorite Group'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Bismuth1.3.1.4Bi
Graphite1.3.6.2C
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
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
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø = 3
Gladite3.4.5.3PbCuBi5S9
2.5 < ø < 3
Cosalite3.5.9.1Pb2Bi2S5
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
AX2
Anatase4.4.4.1TiO2
Brookite4.4.5.1TiO2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Bastnäsite-(Ce)16a.1.1.1Ce(CO3)F
Synchysite-(Ce)16a.1.3.1CaCe(CO3)2F
Beyerite16a.2.3.1Ca(BiO)2(CO3)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Pyromorphite41.8.4.1Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Scheelite48.1.2.1Ca(WO4)
Wulfenite48.1.3.1Pb(MoO4)
A2XO4
Koechlinite48.2.2.1Bi2MoO6
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
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 [6] and/or >[6] coordination
Titanite52.4.3.1CaTi(SiO4)O
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] coordination
Bertrandite56.1.1.1Be4(Si2O7)(OH)2
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)
Allanite-(Ce)58.2.1a.1{CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Epidote58.2.1a.7{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Group 63 - CYCLOSILICATES Condensed Rings
Condensed Rings (Milarite - Osumilite group)
Milarite63.2.1a.12K2Ca4Al2Be4Si24O60 · H2O
Group 70 - INOSILICATES Column or Tube Structures
Column or Tube Structures with chains linked by Be
Bavenite70.5.3.1Ca4Be2Al2Si9O26(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)
Orthoclase76.1.1.1K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Actinolite-☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Apatite'-
'Bastnäsite'-
'Biotite'-
'Chlorite Group'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H BaveniteCa4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
H Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
H MilariteK2Ca4Al2Be4Si24O60 · H2O
H Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
H Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
BeBeryllium
Be BaveniteCa4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Be BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Be MilariteK2Ca4Al2Be4Si24O60 · H2O
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C GraphiteC
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C Synchysite-(Ce)CaCe(CO3)2F
C Bastnäsite-(Ce)Ce(CO3)F
C BeyeriteCa(BiO)2(CO3)2
C CerussitePbCO3
OOxygen
O BaveniteCa4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O AnataseTiO2
O BaryteBaSO4
O BrookiteTiO2
O CalciteCaCO3
O Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
O QuartzSiO2
O RutileTiO2
O ScheeliteCa(WO4)
O TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
O BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
O MilariteK2Ca4Al2Be4Si24O60 · H2O
O Synchysite-(Ce)CaCe(CO3)2F
O WulfenitePb(MoO4)
O Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
O ZirconZr(SiO4)
O Bastnäsite-(Ce)Ce(CO3)F
O BeyeriteCa(BiO)2(CO3)2
O CerussitePbCO3
O Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O HematiteFe2O3
O KoechliniteBi2MoO6
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
F Synchysite-(Ce)CaCe(CO3)2F
F Bastnäsite-(Ce)Ce(CO3)F
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
MgMagnesium
Mg Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al BaveniteCa4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Al OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Al MilariteK2Ca4Al2Be4Si24O60 · H2O
Al Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
SiSilicon
Si BaveniteCa4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Si QuartzSiO2
Si TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Si BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Si MilariteK2Ca4Al2Be4Si24O60 · H2O
Si Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Si ZirconZr(SiO4)
Si Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
PPhosphorus
P PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
SSulfur
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S BaryteBaSO4
S BismuthiniteBi2S3
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S GalenaPbS
S GladitePbCuBi5S9
S CosalitePb2Bi2S5
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
ClChlorine
Cl PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
KPotassium
K OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
K MilariteK2Ca4Al2Be4Si24O60 · H2O
CaCalcium
Ca BaveniteCa4Be2Al2Si9O26(OH)2
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca ScheeliteCa(WO4)
Ca TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
Ca MilariteK2Ca4Al2Be4Si24O60 · H2O
Ca Synchysite-(Ce)CaCe(CO3)2F
Ca Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ca BeyeriteCa(BiO)2(CO3)2
Ca Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
TiTitanium
Ti AnataseTiO2
Ti BrookiteTiO2
Ti RutileTiO2
Ti TitaniteCaTi(SiO4)O
FeIron
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Epidote{Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Fe HematiteFe2O3
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu GladitePbCuBi5S9
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
ZrZirconium
Zr ZirconZr(SiO4)
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
Mo WulfenitePb(MoO4)
Mo KoechliniteBi2MoO6
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
CeCerium
Ce Synchysite-(Ce)CaCe(CO3)2F
Ce Allanite-(Ce){CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Ce Bastnäsite-(Ce)Ce(CO3)F
WTungsten
W ScheeliteCa(WO4)
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb WulfenitePb(MoO4)
Pb GladitePbCuBi5S9
Pb PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb CosalitePb2Bi2S5
BiBismuth
Bi BismuthiniteBi2S3
Bi GladitePbCuBi5S9
Bi BeyeriteCa(BiO)2(CO3)2
Bi BismuthBi
Bi CosalitePb2Bi2S5
Bi KoechliniteBi2MoO6

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]

Early Devonian - Ludlow
393.3 - 427.4 Ma



ID: 2027867
Unnamed Igneous Intrusion, Late Silurian To Early Devonian

Age: Paleozoic (393.3 - 427.4 Ma)

Lithology: Felsic-rock

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

Ordovician
443.8 - 485.4 Ma



ID: 3140240
Ordovician undifferentiated

Age: Ordovician (443.8 - 485.4 Ma)

Lithology: Volcanic

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]

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

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