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Gypsum from
Needle's Eye Mine, Needle's Eye, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland, UK

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Gypsum
Formula:CaSO4 · 2H2O
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:BMS Database; R. S. W. Braithwaite and J. R. Knight (1990) Rare Minerals, Including Several New to Britain, in Supergene Alteration of U-Cu-As-Bi-Co Mineralisation Near Dalbeattie, South Scotland. Mineralogical Magazine 54:129-131.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Gypsum data
Locality Data:Click here to view Needle's Eye Mine, Needle's Eye, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland, UK
Nearest other occurrences of Gypsum
2.1km (1.3 miles) Sandyhills Bay (Southwick Cliffs), Dalbeattie, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland, UK
5.8km (3.6 miles) Colvend Mine, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland, UK
8.5km (5.3 miles) Borron Point, Kirkbean, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland, UK
9.8km (6.1 miles) Dalbeattie, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland, UK
36.3km (22.5 miles) Embleton Quarry, Embleton, Allerdale, Cumbria, England, UK
40.7km (25.3 miles) Barrowmouth Alabaster Mine, Whitehaven, Copeland, Cumbria, England, UK
44.3km (27.5 miles) Roughton Gill Mine, Roughton Gill, Caldbeck, Allerdale, Cumbria, England, UK
46.8km (29.1 miles) Carrock Mine, Mungrisdale, Eden, Cumbria, England, UK
56.2km (34.9 miles) Knothill Mine, Cotehill, Wetheral, City of Carlisle District, Cumbria, England, UK
58.4km (36.3 miles) Meadowfoot Smelter slag locality, Wanlockhead, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland, UK
 
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