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

Locality type:Mine
Comments:In the 'ankerite vein' in small cavities in ferroan dolomite.
Colour:white to colourless
Validity:Believed Valid
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).
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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