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Hendre Felen Mine, Ysbyty Ystwyth, Ceredigion, Wales, UKi
Regional Level Types
Hendre Felen MineMine
Ysbyty Ystwyth- not defined -
CeredigionCounty
WalesCountry
UKCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
52° 18' 36'' North , 3° 52' 34'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
UK National Grid Reference:
SN721697
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Pontrhydfendigaid712 (2017)3.2km
Tregaron1,213 (2017)10.8km
Llanilar1,085 (2017)11.4km
Capel Bangor256 (2017)12.1km
Penparcau3,088 (2011)17.0km
Other/historical names associated with this locality:
Dyfed; Cardiganshire


The area covered by Hendre Felen mine is realy a series of triels on a small discontinuous fault/vein system. Tried by at least four shafts and an adit. There is a record of 20 tons of lead ore produced in about 1870.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
British IslesGroup of Islands

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


21 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Anglesite
Formula: PbSO4
Habit: Blocky
Colour: Colourless
Description: Xls to 1mm
Reference: S Rust collection
'Bindheimite'
Formula: Pb2Sb2O6O
Habit: Massive, pseudomorphs after ullmannite
Description: Pseudomorphs after ullmannite xls
Reference: BMS Database
Bottinoite
Formula: Ni2+Sb5+2(OH)12 · 6H2O
Habit: Platy
Colour: Light blue-green
Description: Thin platy xls to 2mm (XRD)
Reference: BMS Database
Brochantite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Habit: Platy
Colour: Emerald green
Description: Xls to 0.5mm
Reference: BMS Database
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Habit: Masive
Colour: White
Reference: BMS Database
Caledonite
Formula: Pb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Habit: Prismatic
Colour: Light blue
Description: Xls to 0.75mm
Reference: BMS Database
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Habit: Complex crystals
Description: Xls to 6mm
Reference: BMS Database
Galena
Formula: PbS
Habit: Cubo-octahedral
Description: Cubo-octahedral xls to 2mm
Reference: BMS Database
Langite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
Habit: Tabular
Colour: Deep blue green
Description: Xls to 1mm
Reference: S.Rust collection
Lautenthalite
Formula: PbCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Habit: Platy
Colour: Emerald green
Description: Xls to 1mm (XRD)
Reference: BMS Database
Leadhillite ?
Formula: Pb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2
Description: (possibly sussannite)
Reference: BMS Database
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Habit: Balls
Description: Xls to 0.7mm; balls to 1.5mm
Reference: S.Rust collection
Mattheddleite
Formula: Pb5(SiO4)1.5(SO4)1.5(Cl,OH)
Description: Drusy crusts to 3mm
Reference: S.Rust collection
Mimetite
Formula: Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Description: Xls to 1mm (XRD)
Reference: BMS Database
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: BMS Database
Pyromorphite
Formula: Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Description: Xl druses to 2cms
Reference: S. Rust collection
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Description: Xls to 7mm
Reference: BMS Database
Redgillite
Formula: Cu6(SO4)(OH)10 · H2O
Habit: Lath like
Colour: Light Green, green
Reference: S Rust collection
Steverustite
Formula: Pb2+5(OH)5[Cu+(S6+O3S2-)3](H2O)2
Reference: Cooper, M.A., Hawthorne, F.C., Moffatt, E. (2009): Steverustite, Pb2+5(OH)5(Cu1+(S6+O3S2-)3)H2O)2, a new thiosulphate mineral from the Frongoch Mine Dump, Devils Bridge, Ceredigion, Wales: Description and crystal structure. Mineralogical Magazine, 73, 235-250; S. Rust Collection
Susannite
Formula: Pb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2
Description: Xls to 1mm
Reference: BMS Database
Ullmannite
Formula: NiSbS
Habit: Cubic crystals and twins
Colour: Lead grey
Description: Xls to 5mm (good for wales)
Reference: BMS Database
Wroewolfeite ?
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
Reference: No reference listed

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Ullmannite2.EB.25NiSbS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Bindheimite'4.DH.20Pb2Sb2O6O
Bottinoite4.FH.05Ni2+Sb5+2(OH)12 · 6H2O
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Leadhillite ?5.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
Brochantite7.BB.25Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Caledonite7.BC.50Pb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Langite7.DD.10Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
Lautenthalite7.DE.70PbCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Redgillite7.DD.70Cu6(SO4)(OH)10 · H2O
Steverustite7.JA.10Pb2+5(OH)5[Cu+(S6+O3S2-)3](H2O)2
Wroewolfeite ?7.DD.10Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Mimetite8.BN.05Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Pyromorphite8.BN.05Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Group 9 - Silicates
Mattheddleite9.AH.25Pb5(SiO4)1.5(SO4)1.5(Cl,OH)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Ullmannite2.12.3.3NiSbS
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
X(OH)3
Bottinoite6.3.9.1Ni2+Sb5+2(OH)12 · 6H2O
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 17 - COMPOUND CARBONATES
Miscellaneous
Leadhillite ?17.1.2.1Pb4(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
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)m(XO4)pZq, where m:p>2:1
Brochantite30.1.3.1Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
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
Langite31.4.3.1Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
Wroewolfeite ?31.4.2.1Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
(AB)5(XO4)2Zq·xH2O
Lautenthalite31.6.1.2PbCu4(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 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Mimetite41.8.4.2Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Pyromorphite41.8.4.1Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Group 44 - ANTIMONATES
A2X2O6(O,OH,F)
'Bindheimite'44.1.1.2Pb2Sb2O6O
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
Mattheddleite52.4.9.6Pb5(SiO4)1.5(SO4)1.5(Cl,OH)
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Redgillite-Cu6(SO4)(OH)10 · H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H LautenthalitePbCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
H BottinoiteNi2+Sb25+(OH)12 · 6H2O
H CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
H BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
H SusannitePb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2
H MattheddleitePb5(SiO4)1.5(SO4)1.5(Cl,OH)
H SteverustitePb52+(OH)5[Cu+(S6+O3S2-)3](H2O)2
H RedgilliteCu6(SO4)(OH)10 · H2O
H LangiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H LeadhillitePb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2
H WroewolfeiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
CCarbon
C CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
C SusannitePb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2
C CalciteCaCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C LeadhillitePb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2
OOxygen
O LautenthalitePbCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
O BottinoiteNi2+Sb25+(OH)12 · 6H2O
O QuartzSiO2
O CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
O BindheimitePb2Sb2O6O
O BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
O MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
O SusannitePb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2
O MattheddleitePb5(SiO4)1.5(SO4)1.5(Cl,OH)
O PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
O SteverustitePb52+(OH)5[Cu+(S6+O3S2-)3](H2O)2
O RedgilliteCu6(SO4)(OH)10 · H2O
O CalciteCaCO3
O LangiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O AnglesitePbSO4
O LeadhillitePb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2
O WroewolfeiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si MattheddleitePb5(SiO4)1.5(SO4)1.5(Cl,OH)
PPhosphorus
P PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
SSulfur
S UllmanniteNiSbS
S LautenthalitePbCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
S GalenaPbS
S PyriteFeS2
S CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
S BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
S SusannitePb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2
S MattheddleitePb5(SiO4)1.5(SO4)1.5(Cl,OH)
S SteverustitePb52+(OH)5[Cu+(S6+O3S2-)3](H2O)2
S RedgilliteCu6(SO4)(OH)10 · H2O
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S LangiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
S AnglesitePbSO4
S LeadhillitePb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2
S WroewolfeiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
ClChlorine
Cl MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
Cl MattheddleitePb5(SiO4)1.5(SO4)1.5(Cl,OH)
Cl PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
NiNickel
Ni UllmanniteNiSbS
Ni BottinoiteNi2+Sb25+(OH)12 · 6H2O
CuCopper
Cu LautenthalitePbCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Cu CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Cu BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
Cu SteverustitePb52+(OH)5[Cu+(S6+O3S2-)3](H2O)2
Cu RedgilliteCu6(SO4)(OH)10 · H2O
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu LangiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu WroewolfeiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
AsArsenic
As MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
SbAntimony
Sb UllmanniteNiSbS
Sb BottinoiteNi2+Sb25+(OH)12 · 6H2O
Sb BindheimitePb2Sb2O6O
PbLead
Pb LautenthalitePbCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Pb BindheimitePb2Sb2O6O
Pb MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
Pb SusannitePb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2
Pb MattheddleitePb5(SiO4)1.5(SO4)1.5(Cl,OH)
Pb PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
Pb SteverustitePb52+(OH)5[Cu+(S6+O3S2-)3](H2O)2
Pb AnglesitePbSO4
Pb LeadhillitePb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2

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