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Cleator Moor Iron Mines, Cleator Moor, Copeland, Cumbria, England, UKi
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Cleator Moor Iron MinesGroup of Mines
Cleator MoorCivil Parish
CopelandDistrict
CumbriaCounty
EnglandConstituent Country
UKCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
54° 30' 58'' North , 3° 30' 22'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
UK National Grid Reference:
NY025145
Locality type:
Group of Mines
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Cleator Moor6,936 (2018)0.8km
Moor Row787 (2018)2.0km
Frizington1,737 (2018)2.9km
Egremont6,222 (2018)4.3km
Arlecdon757 (2018)4.8km
Other/historical names associated with this locality:
North and Western Region; Cumberland


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Mineral List


12 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Hall, T.M. (1868): The Mineralogist's Directory. Edward Stanford (London), 168 pp.
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Hall, T.M. (1868): The Mineralogist's Directory. Edward Stanford (London), 168 pp.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: BMS Database
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Hall, T.M. (1868): The Mineralogist's Directory. Edward Stanford (London), 168 pp.
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Hall, T.M. (1868): The Mineralogist's Directory. Edward Stanford (London), 168 pp.
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: BMS Database
Hausmannite
Formula: Mn2+Mn3+2O4
Reference: Goodchild, J.G. (1875) "Wulfenite" at "Caldbeck Fell". Geological Magazine, vol. 2, n° 11, 565-566.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Goodchild, J.G. (1875) "Wulfenite" at "Caldbeck Fell". Geological Magazine, vol. 2, n° 11, 565-566.; BMS Database.
Lepidocrocite
Formula: γ-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: BMS Database
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: BMS Database
Pyrolusite
Formula: Mn4+O2
Reference: Goodchild, J.G. (1875) "Wulfenite" at "Caldbeck Fell". Geological Magazine, vol. 2, n° 11, 565-566.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: No reference listed
Quartz var: Rock Crystal
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Hall, T.M. (1868): The Mineralogist's Directory. Edward Stanford (London), 168 pp.
Quartz var: Smoky Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: No reference listed

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hausmannite4.BB.10Mn2+Mn3+2O4
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Lepidocrocite4.FE.15γ-Fe3+O(OH)
Pyrolusite4.DB.05Mn4+O2
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Rock Crystal4.DA.05SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Aragonite5.AB.15CaCO3
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
AX2
Pyrolusite4.4.1.4Mn4+O2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Lepidocrocite6.1.2.2γ-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Hausmannite7.2.7.1Mn2+Mn3+2O4
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Aragonite-CaCO3
Quartz
var: Rock Crystal
-SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H Lepidocrociteγ-Fe3+O(OH)
CCarbon
C AragoniteCaCO3
C CalciteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
OOxygen
O AragoniteCaCO3
O BaryteBaSO4
O CalciteCaCO3
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O HematiteFe2O3
O Lepidocrociteγ-Fe3+O(OH)
O Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
O QuartzSiO2
O Quartz (var: Rock Crystal)SiO2
O HausmanniteMn2+Mn23+O4
O PyrolusiteMn4+O2
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
SiSilicon
Si Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Quartz (var: Rock Crystal)SiO2
SSulfur
S BaryteBaSO4
S PyriteFeS2
CaCalcium
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca FluoriteCaF2
MnManganese
Mn HausmanniteMn2+Mn23+O4
Mn PyrolusiteMn4+O2
FeIron
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe Lepidocrociteγ-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe PyriteFeS2
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4

References

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Goodchild, J.G. (1875) "Wulfenite" at "Caldbeck Fell". Geological Magazine, vol. 2, n° 11, 565-566 (referring to a find of hausmannite and pyrolusite in "the Haematite mines of the Cleator district.")

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