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

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Brochantite
Formula:Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Comments:Kingsbury reference. Also from the Driggith-Sandbeds outcrop workings (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 Brochantite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Old Sandbed Mine (Old Sandbeds Mine), Caldbeck, Allerdale, Cumbria, England, UK
Nearest other occurrences of Brochantite
0.6km (0.4 miles) A Driggith Mine (Driggeth Mine), Caldbeck, Allerdale, Cumbria, England, UK
0.9km (0.6 miles) B Low Pike north slopes, Caldbeck, Allerdale, Cumbria, England, UK
1.1km (0.7 miles) C Old Potts Gill Mine, Potts Gill, Caldbeck, Allerdale, Cumbria, England, UK
1.6km (1.0 miles) D Potts Gill Copper Mine, Potts Gill, Caldbeck, Allerdale, Cumbria, England, UK
2.1km (1.3 miles) E Hay Gill Copper Mine, Roughton Gill, Caldbeck, Allerdale, Cumbria, England, UK
3.1km (1.9 miles) F Roughton Gill Mine, Roughton Gill, Caldbeck, Allerdale, Cumbria, England, UK
3.1km (1.9 miles) G Brae Fell Mine, Roughton Gill, Caldbeck, Allerdale, Cumbria, England, UK
3.5km (2.2 miles) H Higher Roughton Gill (Balliway Rigg), Roughton Gill, Caldbeck, Allerdale, Cumbria, England, UK
3.5km (2.2 miles) I Thief Gills, Roughton Gill, Caldbeck, Allerdale, Cumbria, England, UK
3.5km (2.2 miles) J Silver Gill, Roughton Gill, Caldbeck, Allerdale, Cumbria, England, UK
3.6km (2.2 miles) K Red Gill Mine, Roughton Gill, Caldbeck, Allerdale, Cumbria, England, UK
5.7km (3.6 miles) L Longlands Fell Mine, Ireby and Uldale, Allerdale, Cumbria, England, UK
7.3km (4.5 miles) M Saddleback Old Mine, Mungrisdale, Eden, Cumbria, England, UK
17.8km (11.0 miles) N Stoneycroft Smelter slag locality, Above Derwent, Allerdale, Cumbria, England, UK
19.2km (11.9 miles) O Force Crag Mine (Force Craig Mine), Coledale, Above Derwent, Allerdale, Cumbria, England, UK
21.1km (13.1 miles) P Wythburn Mine (Wheal Henry; Helvellyn Mine), St. John's Castlerigg and Wythburn, Allerdale, Cumbria, England, UK
21.9km (13.6 miles) Q Dale Head Mine, Newlands Valley, Above Derwent, Allerdale, Cumbria, England, UK
24.8km (15.4 miles) R Myers Head Mine, Hartsop, Patterdale, Eden, Cumbria, England, UK
25.8km (16.0 miles) S Buns Mine (Burnbank Mine), Bampton, Eden, Cumbria, England, UK
35.6km (22.1 miles) T Kinniside Mine, Ennerdale and Kinniside, Copeland, Cumbria, England, UK
37.3km (23.2 miles) U Paddy End Mine, Coniston, South Lakeland, Cumbria, England, UK
41.2km (25.6 miles) V Tynebottom Mine, Garrigill, Alston Moor, Eden, Cumbria, England, UK
45.4km (28.2 miles) W Brownley Hill Mine (Bloomsberry Horse Level), Nenthead, Alston Moor, Eden, Cumbria, England, UK
46.0km (28.6 miles) X Needle's Eye Mine, Needle's Eye, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland, UK
46.3km (28.8 miles) Y Smallcleugh Mine, Nenthead, Alston Moor, Eden, Cumbria, England, UK
47.5km (29.5 miles) Z Sandyhills Bay (Southwick Cliffs), Dalbeattie, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland, UK
48.8km (30.3 miles) 0 Buckbarrow Beck Veins, Waberthwaite, Copeland, Cumbria, England, UK
55.7km (34.6 miles) 1 Dalbeattie, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland, UK
78.7km (48.9 miles) 2 Auchencat Burn, Moffat, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland, UK
89.3km (55.5 miles) 3 Waygate Shaft (Straitstep Vein), Wanlockhead, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland, UK
89.9km (55.8 miles) 4 Wilsons shaft (Brown's vein), Mine Hill, Leadhills, South Lanarkshire, Scotland, UK
89.9km (55.9 miles) 5 Browns Vein, Mine Hill, Leadhills, South Lanarkshire, Scotland, UK
90.1km (56.0 miles) 6 Hopeful Vein, Wanlock Dod, Leadhills, South Lanarkshire, Scotland, UK
90.1km (56.0 miles) 7 Cove Vein, Whytes Cleuch, Wanlockhead, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland, UK
90.2km (56.0 miles) 8 New Cove Vein, Whytes Cleuch, Wanlockhead, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland, UK
90.3km (56.1 miles) 9 Whytes Cleuch, Wanlockhead, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland, UK
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