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Aragonite from
Brandy Gill Mine, Mungrisdale, Eden, Cumbria, England, UK

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Aragonite
Formula:CaCO3
Comments:In the 'ankerite vein' in small cavities in ferroan dolomite.
Habit:tapering
Colour:white to colourless
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Goodchild, J.G. (1884) Contributions towards a list of minerals occurring in Cumberland and Westmorland [part 2]. Transactions of the Cumberland Association for the Advancement of Literature and Science, 8 (for 1883-1184), 189-204.;
Cooper, M.P. and Stanley, C.J. (1990) Minerals of the English Lake District: Caldbeck Fells. Natural History Museum Publications, London, 160 pp. (referring to Goodchild, 1884).
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Aragonite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Brandy Gill Mine, Mungrisdale, Eden, Cumbria, England, UK
Nearest other occurrences of Aragonite
0.8km (0.5 miles) Carrock Mine, Mungrisdale, Eden, Cumbria, England, UK
1.8km (1.1 miles) Iron Crag, Roughton Gill, Caldbeck, Allerdale, Cumbria, England, UK
2.1km (1.3 miles) Roughton Gill Mine, Roughton Gill, Caldbeck, Allerdale, Cumbria, England, UK
3.3km (2.1 miles) Potts Gill Copper Mine, Potts Gill, Caldbeck, Allerdale, Cumbria, England, UK
5.1km (3.2 miles) Longlands Fell Mine, Ireby and Uldale, Allerdale, Cumbria, England, UK
9.0km (5.6 miles) Parkhouse Quarry, Johnby, Greystoke, Eden, Cumbria, England, UK
9.5km (5.9 miles) Threlkeld Quarry, St. John's Castlerigg and Wythburn, Allerdale, Cumbria, England, UK
15.6km (9.7 miles) Stoneycroft Smelter slag locality, Above Derwent, Allerdale, Cumbria, England, UK
15.9km (9.9 miles) Brandlehow Mine, Catbells, Keswick, Allerdale, Cumbria, England, UK
16.6km (10.3 miles) Baron Cross Quarry, Stainton, Greystoke, Eden, Cumbria, England, UK
 
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