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Wroewolfeite from
Silver Gill, Roughton Gill, Caldbeck, Allerdale, Cumbria, England, UK

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, 1988). Almost certainly dump-formed. From an old ore pile in the west bank of the gill [NY29953415].
Habit:blades up to 0.5mm
Colour:deep blue
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.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Wroewolfeite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Silver Gill, Roughton Gill, Caldbeck, Allerdale, Cumbria, England, UK
Nearest other occurrences of Wroewolfeite
0.7km (0.5 miles) Red Gill Mine, Roughton Gill, Caldbeck, Allerdale, Cumbria, England, UK
3.1km (2.0 miles) Driggith Mine (Driggeth Mine), Caldbeck, Allerdale, Cumbria, England, UK
3.5km (2.2 miles) Old Sandbed Mine (Old Sandbeds Mine), Caldbeck, Allerdale, Cumbria, England, UK
44.5km (27.6 miles) Tynebottom Mine, Garrigill, Alston Moor, Eden, Cumbria, England, UK
90.1km (56.0 miles) Blackcraig Mine (East Blackcraig Mine; West Blackcraig Mine), Blackcraig, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland, UK
90.2km (56.1 miles) Cove Vein, Whytes Cleuch, Wanlockhead, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland, UK
90.4km (56.2 miles) Whytes Cleuch, Wanlockhead, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland, UK
91.6km (56.9 miles) Meadowfoot Smelter slag locality, Wanlockhead, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland, UK
 
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