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

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Smithsonite
Formula:ZnCO3
Habit:coatings
Colour:pale blue
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Day, F.H. (1928) Some notes on the minerals of the Caldbeck Fells. Transactions of the Carlisle Natural History Society, 4, 66-79.;
Davidson, W.F. and Thomson, N. (1951) Some notes on the minerals of Westmorland and Cumberland. North West Naturalist, 23 (for 1948), 136-154.;
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 Day, 1928, Davidson & Thomson, 1951 and Hartley, 1984).;
BMS Database
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Smithsonite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Old Sandbed Mine (Old Sandbeds Mine), Caldbeck, Allerdale, Cumbria, England, UK
Nearest other occurrences of Smithsonite
0.6km (0.4 miles) A Driggith Mine (Driggeth Mine), Caldbeck, Allerdale, Cumbria, England, UK
3.1km (1.9 miles) B Roughton Gill Mine, Roughton Gill, Caldbeck, Allerdale, Cumbria, England, UK
3.5km (2.2 miles) C Silver Gill, Roughton Gill, Caldbeck, Allerdale, Cumbria, England, UK
6.5km (4.1 miles) D Bannerdale Graphite Mine, Mungrisdale, Eden, Cumbria, England, UK
21.1km (13.1 miles) E Wythburn Mine (Wheal Henry; Helvellyn Mine), St. John's Castlerigg and Wythburn, Allerdale, Cumbria, England, UK
41.1km (25.5 miles) F Bayle Hill Mine, Alston, Alston Moor, Eden, Cumbria, England, UK
41.2km (25.6 miles) G Farnberry Mine, Alston Moor, Eden, Cumbria, England, UK
41.2km (25.6 miles) H Holyfield Mine, Alston Moor, Eden, Cumbria, England, UK
41.4km (25.8 miles) I Nattrass Mine, Alston Moor, Eden, Cumbria, England, UK
43.1km (26.8 miles) J Hudgill Burn Mine, Alston Moor, Eden, Cumbria, England, UK
45.2km (28.1 miles) K Hilton Mine, Scordale, Murton, Eden, Cumbria, England, UK
45.4km (28.2 miles) L Brownley Hill Mine (Bloomsberry Horse Level), Nenthead, Alston Moor, Eden, Cumbria, England, UK
45.8km (28.5 miles) M Rampgill Mine, Nenthead, Alston Moor, Eden, Cumbria, England, UK
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