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Wroewolfeite from
Red Gill Mine, Roughton Gill, Caldbeck, Allerdale, Cumbria, England, UK

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Wroewolfeite
Formula:Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
Comments:Cooper & Stanley (1990): "Specimen in the D.I. Green collection, identified by the collector at Leeds University (XRD, 1987). Almost certainly dump-formed."
Habit:blades up to 0.2mm long and crusts in a cavity in altered chalcopyrite-galena matrix.
Abundance at site:Extremely Rare
Confirmation
Validity:Confirmed
Confirmation Methods:XRD
References
References:Cooper, M.P. and Stanley, C.J. (1990) Minerals of the English Lake District: Caldbeck Fells. Natural History Museum Publications, London, 160 pp.;
Bridges, T.F., Green, D.I., Rumsey, M.S., and Leppington, C.M. (2008) A review of the mineralisation at Red Gill Mine, Caldbeck Fells, Cumbria, England. Journal of the Russell Society, 11, 29-47 (referring to Cooper & Stanley, 1990).
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Wroewolfeite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Red Gill Mine, Roughton Gill, Caldbeck, Allerdale, Cumbria, England, UK
Nearest other occurrences of Wroewolfeite
0.7km (0.5 miles) Silver Gill, Roughton Gill, Caldbeck, Allerdale, Cumbria, England, UK
3.3km (2.1 miles) Driggith Mine (Driggeth Mine), Caldbeck, Allerdale, Cumbria, England, UK
3.6km (2.2 miles) Old Sandbed Mine (Old Sandbeds Mine), Caldbeck, Allerdale, Cumbria, England, UK
44.8km (27.8 miles) Tynebottom Mine, Garrigill, Alston Moor, Eden, Cumbria, England, UK
89.5km (55.6 miles) Cove Vein, Whytes Cleuch, Wanlockhead, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland, UK
89.5km (55.6 miles) Blackcraig Mine (East Blackcraig Mine; West Blackcraig Mine), Blackcraig, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland, UK
89.7km (55.7 miles) Whytes Cleuch, Wanlockhead, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland, UK
90.9km (56.5 miles) Meadowfoot Smelter slag locality, Wanlockhead, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland, UK
 
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