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Le Pelley's Shaft, Sark's Hope Mine, Little Sark, Sark, Bailiwick of Guernseyi
Regional Level Types
Le Pelley's ShaftGroup of Shafts
Sark's Hope MineMine
Little Sark- not defined -
Bailiwick of GuernseyCrown Dependency

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
49° 24' 38'' North , 2° 22' 30'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Group of Shafts
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
Sark600 (2018)2.9km
La Seigneurie170 (2012)3.2km
Saint Peter Port16,488 (2013)12.8km
Saint Helier28,000 (2018)31.6km
Jobourg419 (2017)45.5km

Le Pelley's Shaft is one of the four named shafts on the silver lode.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
Channel IslandsGroup of Islands

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List

1 valid mineral.

Detailed Mineral List:

Formula: PbS
Reference: No reference listed

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1

List of minerals for each chemical element

S GalenaPbS
Pb GalenaPbS


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Laffoley, N. d'A. (1985) A History of Mining on Sark and Herm, Channel Islands. Bulletin of the Peak District Mines Historical Association, 9(4), 201-227.
Mourant, A.E., Warren, J.P. (1933) Minerals and Mining in the Channel Islands. Report and Transactions of la Société Guernesiaise, 12, pt. 1, 73-88.
Synnott, D. (2017) Silver Mining on Sark. La Société Sercquaise & Small Island Publishing.

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