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

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Lanarkite
Formula:Pb2(SO4)O
Comments:D. Middleton; J. Wolters Collection, det. Leeds Univ. & BM(NH): XRD.
Habit:minute tapering bladed crystals on altered galena
Colour:pale blue
Abundance at site:Very Rare
Confirmation
Validity:Confirmed
Confirmation Methods:XRD
References
References:Cooper, M.P., Green, D.I., and Braithwaite, R.S.W. (1988) The occurrence of mattheddleite in the Caldbeck Fells, Cumbria: a preliminary note. UK Journal of Mines and Minerals, 5, 21.;
Cooper, M.P. and Stanley, C.J. (1990) Minerals of the English Lake District: Caldbeck Fells. Natural History Museum Publications, London, 160 pp.;
Cooper, M.P. and Stanley, C.J. (1991) Famous Mineral Localities: Pyromorphite Group Minerals from the Caldbeck Fells, Cumbria, England. Mineralogical Record, 22(2), 105-121.;
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.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Caledonite6 photos of Lanarkite associated with Caledonite at this locality.
Leadhillite6 photos of Lanarkite associated with Leadhillite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Lanarkite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Red Gill Mine, Roughton Gill, Caldbeck, Allerdale, Cumbria, England, UK
Nearest other occurrences of Lanarkite
0.7km (0.5 miles) Silver Gill, Roughton Gill, Caldbeck, Allerdale, Cumbria, England, UK
0.8km (0.5 miles) Roughton Gill Mine, Roughton Gill, Caldbeck, Allerdale, Cumbria, England, UK
0.9km (0.6 miles) Brae Fell Mine, Roughton Gill, Caldbeck, Allerdale, Cumbria, England, UK
1.1km (0.7 miles) Higher Roughton Gill (Balliway Rigg), Roughton Gill, Caldbeck, Allerdale, Cumbria, England, UK
3.3km (2.1 miles) Driggith Mine (Driggeth Mine), Caldbeck, Allerdale, Cumbria, England, UK
56.5km (35.1 miles) Dirt Pot Lead Smelt Mill slag locality, Allendale, Northumberland, England, UK
67.9km (42.2 miles) Bollihope lead smelter (Bollihope Common) slag locality, County Durham, England, UK
71.8km (44.6 miles) Bollihope Smelt Mill (Bishopley) slag locality, Bollihope District, County Durham, England, UK
89.3km (55.5 miles) Horners Vein (Jeffrey's Vein; Carse's Vein), Leadhills, South Lanarkshire, Scotland, UK
89.4km (55.6 miles) Sarrowcole Vein, Laverock Hall, Leadhills, South Lanarkshire, Scotland, UK
 
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