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Horners Vein (Jeffrey's Vein; Carse's Vein), Leadhills, South Lanarkshire, Scotland, UKi
Regional Level Types
Horners Vein (Jeffrey's Vein; Carse's Vein)Vein
LeadhillsVillage
South LanarkshireCouncil Area
ScotlandCountry
UKCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 55° 24' 33'' North , 3° 45' 29'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 55.40917,-3.75806
GeoHash:G#: gcv74qzmy
UK National Grid Reference:NS889142
Locality type:Vein
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Sanquhar1,980 (2017)11.4km
Kirkconnel2,070 (2017)15.4km
Douglas1,560 (2017)16.7km
Thornhill1,610 (2017)19.6km
Rigside770 (2017)20.9km
Other/historical names associated with this locality:Lanarkshire


Many of the minerals collected from this vein, are from a dump at the intersection of Horner's vein and Raiks vein. Jeffrey's and Carse's veins are the northward exstentions of Horners Vein.

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


19 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Anglesite
Formula: PbSO4
Reference: No reference listed
Caledonite
Formula: Pb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Reference: No reference listed
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: Jackson, B. (1990). Queitite, a first Scottish occurrence. Scottish Journal of Geology, 26(1), 57-58.
Chenite
Formula: Pb4Cu(SO4)2(OH)6
Habit: Bladed
Colour: Translucent green, and sky blue.
Reference: BMS Database
Descloizite
Formula: PbZn(VO4)(OH)
Reference: No reference listed
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Jackson, B. (1990). Queitite, a first Scottish occurrence. Scottish Journal of Geology, 26(1), 57-58.
Hemimorphite
Formula: Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Reference: S.Rust Collection
Lanarkite
Formula: Pb2(SO4)O
Reference: S.Rust Collection
Leadhillite
Formula: Pb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2
Reference: No reference listed
Linarite
Formula: PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Reference: No reference listed
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: No reference listed
Mattheddleite
Formula: Pb5(SiO4)1.5(SO4)1.5(Cl,OH)
Reference: S Rust collection; Jackson, B. (1990). Queitite, a first Scottish occurrence. Scottish Journal of Geology, 26(1), 57-58.
Mottramite
Formula: PbCu(VO4)(OH)
Pyromorphite
Formula: Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Reference: Jackson, B. (1990). Queitite, a first Scottish occurrence. Scottish Journal of Geology, 26(1), 57-58.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Jackson, B. (1990). Queitite, a first Scottish occurrence. Scottish Journal of Geology, 26(1), 57-58.
Queitite
Formula: Pb4Zn2(SO4)(SiO4)(Si2O7)
Habit: Micro balls and botryoidal crusts
Colour: White
Reference: Jackson, B. (1990). Queitite, a first Scottish occurrence. Scottish Journal of Geology, 26(1), 57-58.
Scotlandite
Formula: PbSO3
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
Reference: Jackson, B. (1990). Queitite, a first Scottish occurrence. Scottish Journal of Geology, 26(1), 57-58.
'Unnamed (Cu-Pb Silicate ?)'
Formula: Pb, Cu, Si, O ?
Reference: S Rust collection, Natural History Museum London

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Scotlandite4.JE.20PbSO3
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
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
Caledonite7.BC.50Pb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Chenite7.BC.70Pb4Cu(SO4)2(OH)6
Lanarkite7.BD.40Pb2(SO4)O
Linarite7.BC.65PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Steverustite7.JA.10Pb2+5(OH)5[Cu+(S6+O3S2-)3](H2O)2
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Descloizite8.BH.40PbZn(VO4)(OH)
Mottramite8.BH.40PbCu(VO4)(OH)
Pyromorphite8.BN.05Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Group 9 - Silicates
Hemimorphite9.BD.10Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Mattheddleite9.AH.25Pb5(SiO4)1.5(SO4)1.5(Cl,OH)
Queitite9.BF.20Pb4Zn2(SO4)(SiO4)(Si2O7)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Unnamed (Cu-Pb Silicate ?)'-Pb, Cu, Si, O ?

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
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
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
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)m(XO4)pZq, where m:p>2:1
Chenite30.1.16.1Pb4Cu(SO4)2(OH)6
(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 32 - COMPOUND SULFATES
Anhydrous Compound Sulfates containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
Caledonite32.3.2.1Pb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Group 34 - SELENITES, TELLURITES AND SULFITES
A(XO3)
Scotlandite34.1.1.2PbSO3
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Descloizite41.5.2.1PbZn(VO4)(OH)
Mottramite41.5.2.2PbCu(VO4)(OH)
A5(XO4)3Zq
Pyromorphite41.8.4.1Pb5(PO4)3Cl
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 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 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [4] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n=1, 2)
Queitite58.1.3.1Pb4Zn2(SO4)(SiO4)(Si2O7)
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Unnamed (Cu-Pb Silicate ?)'-Pb, Cu, Si, O ?

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H ChenitePb4Cu(SO4)2(OH)6
H CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
H DescloizitePbZn(VO4)(OH)
H LeadhillitePb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2
H LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H MattheddleitePb5(SiO4)1.5(SO4)1.5(Cl,OH)
H SusannitePb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2
H MottramitePbCu(VO4)(OH)
H HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
H SteverustitePb52+(OH)5[Cu+(S6+O3S2-)3](H2O)2
CCarbon
C CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
C CerussitePbCO3
C LeadhillitePb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C SusannitePb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2
OOxygen
O LanarkitePb2(SO4)O
O ChenitePb4Cu(SO4)2(OH)6
O AnglesitePbSO4
O CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
O CerussitePbCO3
O DescloizitePbZn(VO4)(OH)
O LeadhillitePb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2
O LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O MattheddleitePb5(SiO4)1.5(SO4)1.5(Cl,OH)
O PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
O SusannitePb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2
O Unnamed (Cu-Pb Silicate ?)Pb, Cu, Si, O ?
O QueititePb4Zn2(SO4)(SiO4)(Si2O7)
O MottramitePbCu(VO4)(OH)
O ScotlanditePbSO3
O HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
O SteverustitePb52+(OH)5[Cu+(S6+O3S2-)3](H2O)2
O QuartzSiO2
SiSilicon
Si MattheddleitePb5(SiO4)1.5(SO4)1.5(Cl,OH)
Si Unnamed (Cu-Pb Silicate ?)Pb, Cu, Si, O ?
Si QueititePb4Zn2(SO4)(SiO4)(Si2O7)
Si HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Si QuartzSiO2
PPhosphorus
P PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
SSulfur
S LanarkitePb2(SO4)O
S ChenitePb4Cu(SO4)2(OH)6
S AnglesitePbSO4
S CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
S LeadhillitePb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2
S LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
S MattheddleitePb5(SiO4)1.5(SO4)1.5(Cl,OH)
S SusannitePb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2
S QueititePb4Zn2(SO4)(SiO4)(Si2O7)
S ScotlanditePbSO3
S SteverustitePb52+(OH)5[Cu+(S6+O3S2-)3](H2O)2
S GalenaPbS
ClChlorine
Cl MattheddleitePb5(SiO4)1.5(SO4)1.5(Cl,OH)
Cl PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
VVanadium
V DescloizitePbZn(VO4)(OH)
V MottramitePbCu(VO4)(OH)
CuCopper
Cu ChenitePb4Cu(SO4)2(OH)6
Cu CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Cu LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu Unnamed (Cu-Pb Silicate ?)Pb, Cu, Si, O ?
Cu MottramitePbCu(VO4)(OH)
Cu SteverustitePb52+(OH)5[Cu+(S6+O3S2-)3](H2O)2
ZnZinc
Zn DescloizitePbZn(VO4)(OH)
Zn QueititePb4Zn2(SO4)(SiO4)(Si2O7)
Zn HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
PbLead
Pb LanarkitePb2(SO4)O
Pb ChenitePb4Cu(SO4)2(OH)6
Pb AnglesitePbSO4
Pb CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb DescloizitePbZn(VO4)(OH)
Pb LeadhillitePb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2
Pb LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Pb MattheddleitePb5(SiO4)1.5(SO4)1.5(Cl,OH)
Pb PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
Pb SusannitePb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2
Pb Unnamed (Cu-Pb Silicate ?)Pb, Cu, Si, O ?
Pb QueititePb4Zn2(SO4)(SiO4)(Si2O7)
Pb MottramitePbCu(VO4)(OH)
Pb ScotlanditePbSO3
Pb SteverustitePb52+(OH)5[Cu+(S6+O3S2-)3](H2O)2
Pb GalenaPbS

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]

Ordovician
443.8 - 485.4 Ma



ID: 3137211
Ordovician sandstone

Age: Ordovician (443.8 - 485.4 Ma)

Lithology: Major:{sandstone}, Minor{conglomerate,claystone}

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]

Caradocian
449 - 458.4 Ma



ID: 2026208
Portpatrick Formation And Glenwhargen Formation (Undifferentiated)

Age: Late Ordovician (449 - 458.4 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Scaur Group

Lithology: Wacke

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

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


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