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Raiks Vein (incl. Broadlaw Low Level), Mine Hill-Broad Law, Leadhills, South Lanarkshire, Scotland, UKi
Regional Level Types
Raiks Vein (incl. Broadlaw Low Level)Vein
Mine Hill-Broad LawMine
LeadhillsVillage
South LanarkshireCouncil Area
ScotlandCountry
UKCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
55° 25' 19'' North , 3° 45' 34'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
UK National Grid Reference:
NS887156
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Sanquhar1,980 (2017)12.0km
Douglas1,560 (2017)15.3km
Kirkconnel2,070 (2017)15.6km
Rigside770 (2017)19.5km
Coalburn1,200 (2017)20.6km
Other/historical names associated with this locality:
Lanarkshire


Wester vein should also be included with the Raiks-Lammington vein system.
The Grid ref is for Broadlaw Low Level. Although many of the minerals have been collected along the length of this major vein system.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
British IslesGroup of Islands
Strathclyde, Scotland, UKRegion (Historical)

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


22 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Anglesite
Formula: PbSO4
Reference: BMS Database
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: S.Rust collection
Bechererite
Formula: Zn7Cu(OH)13[(SiO(OH)3(SO4)]
Habit: Thin crust of minute crystals
Colour: Light blue-green
Reference: Bechererite From Leadhills, South Lanarkshire and the Charlotte United Mines, Perranuthnoe, Cornwall. UK Journal of Mines and Minerals pp7-8, No28, 2007.
Caledonite
Formula: Pb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Reference: Steve Burchmore collection
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: No reference listed
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: S.Rust collection
Greenockite
Formula: CdS
Reference: S Rust Collection.
Hemimorphite
Formula: Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Hydrozincite
Formula: Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Reference: S.Rust collection
Lanarkite
Formula: Pb2(SO4)O
Reference: Steve Rust collection
Leadhillite
Formula: Pb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2
Reference: BMS Database
Linarite
Formula: PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Reference: S Rust Collection
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: S Rust Collection
Namuwite ?
Formula: Zn4(SO4)(OH)6 · 4H2O
Description: So far only visual id of namuwite from this location. This dose not rule out the possibility of it being simular species such as schulenbergite.
Reference: S.Rust Collection.
Plattnerite
Formula: PbO2
Plumbogummite
Formula: PbAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Pyromorphite
Formula: Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Reference: No reference listed
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: S.Rust collection
Redgillite ?
Formula: Cu6(SO4)(OH)10 · H2O
Description: Redgillite was tentatively identified on one specimen collected from the Broadlaw Low Level. The Redgillite is associated with confirmed Bechererite, Leadhillite and possible namuwite.
Reference: S Rust Collection
Steverustite
Formula: Pb2+5(OH)5[Cu+(S6+O3S2-)3](H2O)2
Description: Identified visually by comparison with conformed Steverustite from several UK sites.
Reference: Steve Rust Collection
Susannite
Formula: Pb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2
Reference: Steve Rust collection
Wulfenite
Formula: Pb(MoO4)
Reference: BMS Database

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Greenockite2.CB.45CdS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Plattnerite4.DB.05PbO2
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Hydrozincite5.BA.15Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Leadhillite5.BF.40Pb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Susannite5.BF.40Pb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Anglesite7.AD.35PbSO4
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Bechererite7.DD.55Zn7Cu(OH)13[(SiO(OH)3(SO4)]
Caledonite7.BC.50Pb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Lanarkite7.BD.40Pb2(SO4)O
Linarite7.BC.65PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Namuwite ?7.DD.50Zn4(SO4)(OH)6 · 4H2O
Redgillite ?7.DD.70Cu6(SO4)(OH)10 · H2O
Steverustite7.JA.10Pb2+5(OH)5[Cu+(S6+O3S2-)3](H2O)2
Wulfenite7.GA.05Pb(MoO4)
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Plumbogummite8.BL.10PbAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Pyromorphite8.BN.05Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Group 9 - Silicates
Hemimorphite9.BD.10Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Greenockite2.8.7.2CdS
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Plattnerite4.4.1.6PbO2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Hydrozincite16a.4.1.1Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Group 17 - COMPOUND CARBONATES
Miscellaneous
Leadhillite17.1.2.1Pb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2
Susannite17.1.3.1Pb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anglesite28.3.1.3PbSO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Lanarkite30.2.1.1Pb2(SO4)O
Linarite30.2.3.1PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Miscellaneous
Steverustite30.4.4.Pb2+5(OH)5[Cu+(S6+O3S2-)3](H2O)2
Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)4(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Namuwite ?31.4.7.1Zn4(SO4)(OH)6 · 4H2O
Group 32 - COMPOUND SULFATES
Anhydrous Compound Sulfates containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
Caledonite32.3.2.1Pb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Pyromorphite41.8.4.1Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Plumbogummite42.7.3.5PbAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Wulfenite48.1.3.1Pb(MoO4)
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
Hemimorphite56.1.2.1Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Bechererite-Zn7Cu(OH)13[(SiO(OH)3(SO4)]
Redgillite ?-Cu6(SO4)(OH)10 · H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H SteverustitePb52+(OH)5[Cu+(S6+O3S2-)3](H2O)2
H BechereriteZn7Cu(OH)13[(SiO(OH)3(SO4)]
H LeadhillitePb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2
H PlumbogummitePbAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
H HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
H SusannitePb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
H CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
H NamuwiteZn4(SO4)(OH)6 · 4H2O
H RedgilliteCu6(SO4)(OH)10 · H2O
CCarbon
C LeadhillitePb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2
C CerussitePbCO3
C SusannitePb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
C CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
OOxygen
O SteverustitePb52+(OH)5[Cu+(S6+O3S2-)3](H2O)2
O BechereriteZn7Cu(OH)13[(SiO(OH)3(SO4)]
O AnglesitePbSO4
O LeadhillitePb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2
O WulfenitePb(MoO4)
O CerussitePbCO3
O PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
O PlumbogummitePbAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
O PlattneritePbO2
O HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
O LanarkitePb2(SO4)O
O SusannitePb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
O BaryteBaSO4
O QuartzSiO2
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
O CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
O NamuwiteZn4(SO4)(OH)6 · 4H2O
O RedgilliteCu6(SO4)(OH)10 · H2O
AlAluminium
Al PlumbogummitePbAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
SiSilicon
Si BechereriteZn7Cu(OH)13[(SiO(OH)3(SO4)]
Si HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Si QuartzSiO2
PPhosphorus
P PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
P PlumbogummitePbAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
SSulfur
S SteverustitePb52+(OH)5[Cu+(S6+O3S2-)3](H2O)2
S BechereriteZn7Cu(OH)13[(SiO(OH)3(SO4)]
S AnglesitePbSO4
S LeadhillitePb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2
S LanarkitePb2(SO4)O
S SusannitePb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2
S GreenockiteCdS
S LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
S BaryteBaSO4
S CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
S NamuwiteZn4(SO4)(OH)6 · 4H2O
S RedgilliteCu6(SO4)(OH)10 · H2O
ClChlorine
Cl PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
FeIron
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
CuCopper
Cu SteverustitePb52+(OH)5[Cu+(S6+O3S2-)3](H2O)2
Cu BechereriteZn7Cu(OH)13[(SiO(OH)3(SO4)]
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Cu CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Cu RedgilliteCu6(SO4)(OH)10 · H2O
ZnZinc
Zn BechereriteZn7Cu(OH)13[(SiO(OH)3(SO4)]
Zn HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Zn HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Zn NamuwiteZn4(SO4)(OH)6 · 4H2O
MoMolybdenum
Mo WulfenitePb(MoO4)
CdCadmium
Cd GreenockiteCdS
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
PbLead
Pb SteverustitePb52+(OH)5[Cu+(S6+O3S2-)3](H2O)2
Pb AnglesitePbSO4
Pb LeadhillitePb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2
Pb WulfenitePb(MoO4)
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
Pb PlumbogummitePbAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Pb PlattneritePbO2
Pb LanarkitePb2(SO4)O
Pb SusannitePb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2
Pb LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Pb CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6

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