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

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Antlerite
Formula:Cu3(SO4)(OH)4
Comments:Cooper & Stanley (1990): "Reported associated with bayldonite by Young (1987) on the basis of a specimen in the R.J. King Collection (National Museum of Wales (NMW), Cardiff). An XRD investigation of this specimen (NMW 83.41G.M8484) for the authors (by J. Horák, NMW, 1989) has shown that both of the compact, dark and light green, minerals composing it are malachite."
Confirmation
Validity:Unconfirmed/Questioned
References
References:Young, B. (1987) Glossary of the minerals of the Lake District and adjoining areas. British Geological Survey, Newcastle upon Tyne, 104 pp.;
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 Young, 1987).;
BMS Database
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Antlerite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Old Sandbed Mine (Old Sandbeds Mine), Caldbeck, Allerdale, Cumbria, England, UK
Nearest other occurrences of Antlerite
1.1km (0.7 miles) Old Potts Gill Mine, Potts Gill, Caldbeck, Allerdale, Cumbria, England, UK
3.6km (2.2 miles) Red Gill Mine, Roughton Gill, Caldbeck, Allerdale, Cumbria, England, UK
 
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