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Aurichalcite from
Old Sandbed Mine (Old Sandbeds Mine), Caldbeck, Allerdale, Cumbria, England, UK

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Aurichalcite
Formula:(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Comments:Kingsbury reference. Cooper & Stanley (1990): "From the 'top level dumps' (Kingsbury & Hartley, MS; Hartley, 1984)."
Confirmation
Validity:Unconfirmed/Questioned
References
References:Kingsbury, A.W.G. and Hartley, J. (MS) (1951) New occurrences of rare minerals in the northern part of the English Lake District: part 1.;
Hartley, J. (1984) A list of minerals associated with the ore deposits of the Caldbeck Fells, Cumbria. Transactions of the Leeds Geological Association, 10(3), 22-39.;
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 Kingsbury & Hartley, 1951 and Hartley, 1984).;
BMS Database
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Aurichalcite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Old Sandbed Mine (Old Sandbeds Mine), Caldbeck, Allerdale, Cumbria, England, UK
Nearest other occurrences of Aurichalcite
0.6km (0.4 miles) Driggith Mine (Driggeth Mine), Caldbeck, Allerdale, Cumbria, England, UK
1.1km (0.7 miles) Old Potts Gill Mine, Potts Gill, Caldbeck, Allerdale, Cumbria, England, UK
1.5km (0.9 miles) Dry Gill Mine, Caldbeck, Allerdale, Cumbria, England, UK
1.6km (1.0 miles) Potts Gill Copper Mine, Potts Gill, Caldbeck, Allerdale, Cumbria, England, UK
1.7km (1.1 miles) Deer Hills Baryte Mine, Deer Hills, Caldbeck, Allerdale, Cumbria, England, UK
3.1km (1.9 miles) Roughton Gill Mine, Roughton Gill, Caldbeck, Allerdale, Cumbria, England, UK
3.5km (2.2 miles) Higher Roughton Gill (Balliway Rigg), Roughton Gill, Caldbeck, Allerdale, Cumbria, England, UK
3.5km (2.2 miles) Silver Gill, Roughton Gill, Caldbeck, Allerdale, Cumbria, England, UK
3.6km (2.2 miles) Red Gill Mine, Roughton Gill, Caldbeck, Allerdale, Cumbria, England, UK
5.7km (3.6 miles) Longlands Fell Mine, Ireby and Uldale, Allerdale, Cumbria, England, UK
 
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