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Cobalt Mine, Scar Crag, Causey Pike, Braithwaite District, Cumbria, England, UK

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 54° 34' 30'' North , 3° 13' 41'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 54.57500,-3.22833
GeoHash:G#: gctwqx14q
UK National Grid Reference:NY206207
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Other/historical names associated with this locality:North and Western Region; Cumberland


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23 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Alloclasite
Formula: Co1-xFexAsS
Reference: BMS Database; Handbook of Mineralogy; R. A. Ixer, C. J. Stanley and D. J. Vaughan (1979) Cobalt-, Nickel-, and Iron-Bearing Sulpharsenides from the North of England. Mineralogical Magazine 43:389-395.
'Apatite'
Reference: Kingsbury, A.W.G. and Hartley, J. (1957) Childrenite from the Lake District, Cumberland. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 31, n° 237, 498.; Kingsbury, A.W.G. and Hartley, J. (1957) New occurrences of arseniosiderite. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 31, n° 237, 499-500. Ixer, R.A., Stanley, C.J., and Vaughan, D.J. (1979) Cobalt-, Nickel-, and Iron-Bearing Sulpharsenides from the North of England. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 43, n° 327, 389-395.; Young, B. (1988) Wavellite and Variscite from Scar Crag Cobalt Mine, Cumbria. The Cumberland Geological Society, Proceedings 5(1):13-16. M.Rumsey - EDX analysis - NHM, London (2010).
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Kingsbury, A.W.G., Hartley, J. (1957) Childrenite from the Lake District, Cumberland. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 31, n° 237, 498.; Ixer, R.A., Stanley, C.J., and Vaughan, D.J. (1979) Cobalt-, Nickel-, and Iron-Bearing Sulpharsenides from the North of England. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 43, n° 327, 389-395.; Young, B. (1988) Wavellite and Variscite from Scar Crag Cobalt Mine, Cumbria. The Cumberland Geological Society, Proceedings 5(1):13-16. M.Rumsey - EDX analysis - NHM, London (2010).
Bismuth
Formula: Bi
Reference: BMS Database; R. A. Ixer, C. J. Stanley and D. J. Vaughan (1979) Cobalt-, Nickel-, and Iron-Bearing Sulpharsenides from the North of England. Mineralogical Magazine 43:389-395.
Bismuthinite
Formula: Bi2S3
Reference: BMS Database; R. A. Ixer, C. J. Stanley and D. J. Vaughan (1979) Cobalt-, Nickel-, and Iron-Bearing Sulpharsenides from the North of England. Mineralogical Magazine 43:389-395.
Childrenite ?
Formula: Fe2+Al(PO4)(OH)2 · H2O
Description: Kingsbury reference.
Reference: Kingsbury, A.W.G., Hartley, J. (1957) Childrenite from the Lake District, Cumberland. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 31, n° 237, 498.; BMS Database.
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Kingsbury, A.W.G. and Hartley, J. (1957) Childrenite from the Lake District, Cumberland. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 31, n° 237, 498.; Ixer, R.A., Stanley, C.J., and Vaughan, D.J. (1979) Cobalt-, Nickel-, and Iron-Bearing Sulpharsenides from the North of England. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 43, n° 327, 389-395.; Young, B. (1988) Wavellite and Variscite from Scar Crag Cobalt Mine, Cumbria. The Cumberland Geological Society, Proceedings 5(1): 13-16.; BMS Database.
Cobaltite
Formula: CoAsS
Reference: BMS Database; R. A. Ixer, C. J. Stanley and D. J. Vaughan (1979) Cobalt-, Nickel-, and Iron-Bearing Sulpharsenides from the North of England. Mineralogical Magazine 43:389-395.
Erythrite
Formula: Co3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Reference: Kingsbury, A.W.G. and Hartley, J. (1957) New occurrences of arseniosiderite. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 31, n° 237, 499-500.; Ixer, R.A., Stanley, C.J. and Vaughan, D.J. (1979) Cobalt-, Nickel-, and Iron-Bearing Sulpharsenides from the North of England. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 43, n° 327, 389-395.; BMS Database;
Glaucodot
Formula: (Co0.50Fe0.50)AsS
Reference: BMS Database; R. A. Ixer, C. J. Stanley and D. J. Vaughan (1979) Cobalt-, Nickel-, and Iron-Bearing Sulpharsenides from the North of England. Mineralogical Magazine 43:389-395.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: BMS Database; R. A. Ixer, C. J. Stanley and D. J. Vaughan (1979) Cobalt-, Nickel-, and Iron-Bearing Sulpharsenides from the North of England. Mineralogical Magazine 43:389-395.; Young, B. (1988) Wavellite and Variscite from Scar Crag Cobalt Mine, Cumbria. The Cumberland Geological Society, Proceedings 5(1):13-16.
Jarosite
Formula: KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: M.Rumsey - EDX analysis - NHM,London (2010)
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: BMS Database
Löllingite ?
Formula: FeAs2
Description: Kingsbury reference.
Reference: Kingsbury, A.W.G. and Hartley, J. (1957) Childrenite from the Lake District, Cumberland. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 31, n° 237, 498.
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: BMS Database; R. A. Ixer, C. J. Stanley and D. J. Vaughan (1979) Cobalt-, Nickel-, and Iron-Bearing Sulpharsenides from the North of England. Mineralogical Magazine 43:389-395.
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: BMS Database; R. A. Ixer, C. J. Stanley and D. J. Vaughan (1979) Cobalt-, Nickel-, and Iron-Bearing Sulpharsenides from the North of England. Mineralogical Magazine 43:389-395.
Pharmacosiderite
Formula: KFe3+4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
Reference: M.Rumsey - EDS identification - NHM, London (2010)
'Psilomelane'
Reference: BMS Database; R. A. Ixer, C. J. Stanley and D. J. Vaughan (1979) Cobalt-, Nickel-, and Iron-Bearing Sulpharsenides from the North of England. Mineralogical Magazine 43:389-395.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: BMS Database; R. A. Ixer, C. J. Stanley and D. J. Vaughan (1979) Cobalt-, Nickel-, and Iron-Bearing Sulpharsenides from the North of England. Mineralogical Magazine 43:389-395.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Kingsbury, A.W.G. and Hartley, J. (1957) Childrenite from the Lake District, Cumberland. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 31, n° 237, 498.; Ixer, R.A., Stanley, C.J., and Vaughan, D.J. (1979) Cobalt-, Nickel-, and Iron-Bearing Sulpharsenides from the North of England. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 43, n° 327, 389-395.; Young, B. (1988) Wavellite and Variscite from Scar Crag Cobalt Mine, Cumbria. The Cumberland Geological Society, Proceedings 5(1):13-16.; M.Rumsey - EDX analysis - NHM, London (2010);
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: BMS Database; R. A. Ixer, C. J. Stanley and D. J. Vaughan (1979) Cobalt-, Nickel-, and Iron-Bearing Sulpharsenides from the North of England. Mineralogical Magazine 43:389-395.
Scheelite ?
Formula: Ca(WO4)
Description: Kingsbury reference.
Reference: Kingsbury, A.W.G. and Hartley, J. (1957) Childrenite from the Lake District, Cumberland. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 31, n° 237, 498.; BMS Database.
Scorodite
Formula: Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Kingsbury, A.W.G. and Hartley, J. (1957) New occurrences of arseniosiderite. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 31, n° 237, 499-500.; Ixer, R.A., Stanley, C.J. and Vaughan, D.J. (1979) Cobalt-, Nickel-, and Iron-Bearing Sulpharsenides from the North of England. Mineralogical Magazine 43:389-395.; Young, B. (1988) Wavellite and Variscite from Scar Crag Cobalt Mine, Cumbria. The Cumberland Geological Society, Proceedings 5(1): 13-16.; M.Rumsey - EDX analysis - NHM, London (2010).
Skutterudite
Formula: CoAs3
Reference: BMS Database; R. A. Ixer, C. J. Stanley and D. J. Vaughan (1979) Cobalt-, Nickel-, and Iron-Bearing Sulpharsenides from the North of England. Mineralogical Magazine 43:389-395.
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: BMS Database; R. A. Ixer, C. J. Stanley and D. J. Vaughan (1979) Cobalt-, Nickel-, and Iron-Bearing Sulpharsenides from the North of England. Mineralogical Magazine 43:389-395.
Variscite
Formula: AlPO4 · 2H2O
Reference: BMS Database; Young, B. (1988) Wavellite and Variscite from Scar Crag Cobalt Mine, Cumbria. The Cumberland Geological Society, Proceedings 5(1):13-16.
Wavellite
Formula: Al3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
Reference: BMS Database; Young, B. (1988) Wavellite and Variscite from Scar Crag Cobalt Mine, Cumbria. The Cumberland Geological Society, Proceedings 5(1):13-16.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Bismuth'1.CA.05Bi
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Alloclasite'2.EB.10bCo1-xFexAsS
'Arsenopyrite'2.EB.20FeAsS
'Bismuthinite'2.DB.05Bi2S3
'Cobaltite'2.EB.25CoAsS
'Glaucodot'2.EB.10c(Co0.50Fe0.50)AsS
'Löllingite' ?2.EB.15aFeAs2
'Marcasite'2.EB.10aFeS2
'Molybdenite'2.EA.30MoS2
'Pyrite'2.EB.05aFeS2
'Skutterudite'2.EC.05CoAs3
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Hematite'4.CB.05Fe2O3
'Quartz'4.DA.05SiO2
'Rutile'4.DB.05TiO2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Jarosite'7.BC.10KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
'Scheelite' ?7.GA.05Ca(WO4)
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
'Childrenite' ?8.DD.20Fe2+Al(PO4)(OH)2 · H2O
'Erythrite'8.CE.40Co3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
'Pharmacosiderite'8.DK.10KFe3+4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
'Scorodite'8.CD.10Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
'Variscite'8.CD.10AlPO4 · 2H2O
'Wavellite'8.DC.50Al3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
'Kaolinite'9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Psilomelane'-
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(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
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Bismuthinite2.11.2.3Bi2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Alloclasite2.12.6.2Co1-xFexAsS
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Cobaltite2.12.3.1CoAsS
Glaucodot2.12.6.1(Co0.50Fe0.50)AsS
Löllingite ?2.12.2.9FeAs2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Skutterudite2.12.17.1CoAs3
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Jarosite30.2.5.1KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
A3(XO4)2·xH2O
Erythrite40.3.6.3Co3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
(AB)5(XO4)2·xH2O
Scorodite40.4.1.3Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Variscite40.4.1.1AlPO4 · 2H2O
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Childrenite ?42.7.1.1Fe2+Al(PO4)(OH)2 · H2O
(AB)5(XO4)3Zq·xH2O
Pharmacosiderite42.8.1a.1KFe3+4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
A3(XO4)2Zq·xH2O
Wavellite42.10.2.1Al3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Scheelite ?48.1.2.1Ca(WO4)
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Psilomelane'-
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H ChildreniteFe2+Al(PO4)(OH)2 · H2O
H ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
H JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H PharmacosideriteKFe43+(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
H ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
H VarisciteAlPO4 · 2H2O
H WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
BBoron
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
OOxygen
O ChildreniteFe2+Al(PO4)(OH)2 · H2O
O ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
O HematiteFe2O3
O JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O PharmacosideriteKFe43+(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
O QuartzSiO2
O RutileTiO2
O ScheeliteCa(WO4)
O ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O VarisciteAlPO4 · 2H2O
O WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
AlAluminium
Al ChildreniteFe2+Al(PO4)(OH)2 · H2O
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al VarisciteAlPO4 · 2H2O
Al WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
SiSilicon
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si QuartzSiO2
PPhosphorus
P ChildreniteFe2+Al(PO4)(OH)2 · H2O
P VarisciteAlPO4 · 2H2O
P WavelliteAl3(PO4)2(OH,F)3 · 5H2O
SSulfur
S AlloclasiteCo1-xFexAsS
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S BismuthiniteBi2S3
S CobaltiteCoAsS
S Glaucodot(Co0.50Fe0.50)AsS
S JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
S MarcasiteFeS2
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S PyriteFeS2
KPotassium
K JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
K PharmacosideriteKFe43+(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
CaCalcium
Ca ScheeliteCa(WO4)
TiTitanium
Ti RutileTiO2
FeIron
Fe AlloclasiteCo1-xFexAsS
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe ChildreniteFe2+Al(PO4)(OH)2 · H2O
Fe Glaucodot(Co0.50Fe0.50)AsS
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Fe LöllingiteFeAs2
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe PharmacosideriteKFe43+(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
CoCobalt
Co AlloclasiteCo1-xFexAsS
Co CobaltiteCoAsS
Co ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Co Glaucodot(Co0.50Fe0.50)AsS
Co SkutteruditeCoAs3
AsArsenic
As AlloclasiteCo1-xFexAsS
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
As CobaltiteCoAsS
As ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
As Glaucodot(Co0.50Fe0.50)AsS
As LöllingiteFeAs2
As PharmacosideriteKFe43+(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
As ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
As SkutteruditeCoAs3
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
WTungsten
W ScheeliteCa(WO4)
BiBismuth
Bi BismuthBi
Bi BismuthiniteBi2S3

References

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Rose, W.C.C. (1954-55) Proceedings of the Geological Association, vol. 65, pp. 402-406.
Kingsbury, A.W.G. and Hartley, J. (1957) Childrenite from the Lake District, Cumberland. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 31, n° 237, 498.
Kingsbury, A.W.G. and Hartley, J. (1957) New occurrences of arseniosiderite. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 31, n° 237, 499-500 (referring to erythrite, scorodite, and apatite from Cobalt Mine).
Ixer, R.A., Stanley, C.J., and Vaughan, D.J. (1979) Cobalt-, Nickel-, and Iron-Bearing Sulpharsenides from the North of England. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 43, n° 327, 389-395.
Young, B. (1988) Wavellite and Variscite from Scar Crag Cobalt Mine, Cumbria. The Cumberland Geological Society, Proceedings 5(1): 13-16.


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