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Sidestrand beach, Cromer, North Norfolk, Norfolk, England, UKi
Regional Level Types
Sidestrand beachBeach
CromerCivil Parish
North NorfolkDistrict
NorfolkCounty
EnglandConstituent Country
UKCountry

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Collecting area is at far end of beach beyond the last sea defence

Sidestrand beach, Cromer, North Norfolk, Norfolk, England, UK
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
52° 54' 34'' North , 1° 21' 44'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Overstrand1,030 (2018)1.7km
Trimingham485 (2018)1.8km
Cromer8,801 (2018)4.9km
Roughton571 (2018)5.1km
Mundesley2,755 (2018)5.7km


Minerals are found in flint nodules on the beach collected by members of the Norfolk Mineral & Lapidary Society.

There is an unusual occurrence of pyrrhotite in the nodules which are of low-temperature sedimentary origin.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
British IslesGroup of Islands
North SeaSea
South-East England Sedimentary Area, England, UKGeologic Region

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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6 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Martin Stolworthy Collection
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Description: All minerals are from cavietys in flint noduels on the beach at sidestrand. Collected by members of the Norfolk Mineral & Lapidary Society.
Reference: No reference listed
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Description: All minerals are from cavietys in flint noduels on the beach at sidestrand. Collected by members of the Norfolk Mineral & Lapidary Society.
Reference: No reference listed
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Description: All minerals are from cavietys in flint noduels on the beach at sidestrand. Collected by members of the Norfolk Mineral & Lapidary Society.
Reference: No reference listed
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Description: All minerals are from cavietys in flint noduels on the beach at sidestrand. Collected by members of the Norfolk Mineral & Lapidary Society.
Reference: No reference listed
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Description: All minerals are from cavietys in flint noduels on the beach at sidestrand. Collected by members of the Norfolk Mineral & Lapidary Society.
Reference: No reference listed

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Aragonite5.AB.15CaCO3
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Aragonite-CaCO3

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C SideriteFeCO3
C CalciteCaCO3
C AragoniteCaCO3
OOxygen
O BaryteBaSO4
O SideriteFeCO3
O CalciteCaCO3
O AragoniteCaCO3
SSulfur
S BaryteBaSO4
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
FeIron
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4

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Wikipedia:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sidestrand
Wikidata ID:Q332912


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