Portaway Pit (Portway Pit; Gravel pit; Old Wham vein), Castleton, Derbyshire, England, UK
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|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||53° 19' 36'' North , 1° 48' 31'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||53.3266666667, -1.80861111111|
|UK National Grid Reference:||SK128812|
|Other regions containing this locality:||The Pennines, England, UK|
An opencast working for mixed baryte-fluorite ore on the Old Wham vein (this mixture is locally known as "gravel", hence the misleading name "gravel pit").
5 valid minerals.
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Ford, T.D., Sarjeant, W.A.S., and Smith, M.E. (1993): The minerals of the Peak district of Derbyshire. UK Journal of Mines and Minerals 13, 16-55.