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Calcite from
Smallcleugh Mine, Nenthead, Alston Moor, Eden, Cumbria, England, UK

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Calcite
Formula:CaCO3
Comments:A common mineral throughout the mine, forming crystals to 3 cms in diameter displaying major shallow pyramid faces with minor development of the prism faces. Commonly forming crystals richly scattered over an ankerite matrix. An area near the Bogg Shaft, from a brecciated area has in the past furnished cabinet size specimens of typical calcite crystals to 2.5cm dia.
Colour:Translucent white to colourless
Quality for species:Good crystals or rich for species - important (!)
Abundance at site:Common
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Collected by many collectors over many years .
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Ankerite15 photos of Calcite associated with Ankerite at this locality.
Sphalerite10 photos of Calcite associated with Sphalerite at this locality.
Fluorite5 photos of Calcite associated with Fluorite at this locality.
Galena4 photos of Calcite associated with Galena at this locality.
Quartz3 photos of Calcite associated with Quartz at this locality.
Pyrite2 photos of Calcite associated with Pyrite at this locality.
Chalcopyrite2 photos of Calcite associated with Chalcopyrite at this locality.
Hydrozincite1 photo of Calcite associated with Hydrozincite at this locality.
Dolomite1 photo of Calcite associated with Dolomite at this locality.
Siderite1 photo of Calcite associated with Siderite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Calcite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Smallcleugh Mine, Nenthead, Alston Moor, Eden, Cumbria, England, UK
Nearest other occurrences of Calcite
0.5km (0.3 miles) A Middlecleugh Upper Level, Nenthead, Alston Moor, Eden, Cumbria, England, UK
0.8km (0.5 miles) B Rampgill Mine, Nenthead, Alston Moor, Eden, Cumbria, England, UK
0.9km (0.5 miles) C Capelcleugh Mine, Nenthead, Alston Moor, Eden, Cumbria, England, UK
2.1km (1.3 miles) D Brownley Hill Mine (Bloomsberry Horse Level), Nenthead, Alston Moor, Eden, Cumbria, England, UK
3.0km (1.8 miles) E Nentsberry Haggs Mine, Alston Moor, Eden, Cumbria, England, UK
3.5km (2.2 miles) F Wellhopehead Mine, West Allen, Northumberland, England, UK
3.8km (2.4 miles) G Park Level, Killhope Burn, Stanhope, Co. Durham, England, UK
4.5km (2.8 miles) H Wellheads Hush, Stanhope, Co. Durham, England, UK
5.1km (3.2 miles) I Tynebottom Mine, Garrigill, Alston Moor, Eden, Cumbria, England, UK
5.2km (3.2 miles) J Windy Brow Vein, Alston Moor, Eden, Cumbria, England, UK
5.8km (3.6 miles) K Tynehead Mine, Garrigill, Alston Moor, Eden, Cumbria, England, UK
5.9km (3.7 miles) L Farnberry Mine, Alston Moor, Eden, Cumbria, England, UK
5.9km (3.7 miles) M Holyfield Mine, Alston Moor, Eden, Cumbria, England, UK
6.2km (3.9 miles) N Great Sulphur vein, Garrigill, Alston Moor, Eden, Cumbria, England, UK
6.3km (3.9 miles) O Heartycleugh Mine, Carrshield, West Allen, Northumberland, England, UK
6.5km (4.0 miles) P Bayle Hill Mine, Alston, Alston Moor, Eden, Cumbria, England, UK
6.9km (4.3 miles) Q Langtae Head Mine (Longty Head Mine), Ireshope Moor, Stanhope, Co. Durham, England, UK
7.6km (4.7 miles) R Allenheads Mine (Beaumont Mine), Allendale, Northumberland, England, UK
7.6km (4.7 miles) S Mohopehead Mine, Carrshield, West Allen, Northumberland, England, UK
8.6km (5.3 miles) T St Peter's Mine, Sparty Lea, Allendale, Northumberland, England, UK
8.7km (5.4 miles) U Ladys Rake Mine, Harwood, Forest and Frith, Co. Durham, England, UK
8.8km (5.5 miles) V Rotherhope Fell Mine (Rodderup Fell Mine), Black Burn Area, Alston Moor, Eden, Cumbria, England, UK
8.8km (5.5 miles) W Carricks Mine, Ireshopeburn, Stanhope, Co. Durham, England, UK
8.9km (5.5 miles) X Barbary Mine, Ireshopeburn, Stanhope, Co. Durham, England, UK
8.9km (5.5 miles) Y Blackdene Mine, Ireshopeburn, Stanhope, Co. Durham, England, UK
8.9km (5.5 miles) Z Sipton Mine, Allendale, Northumberland, England, UK
9.2km (5.7 miles) 0 Stag Rake Veins, Ninebanks, West Allen, Northumberland, England, UK
10.1km (6.3 miles) 1 Greenhurth Mine, Forest and Frith, Co. Durham, England, UK
10.3km (6.4 miles) 2 Frazer's Hush Mine, Rookhope, Stanhope, Co. Durham, England, UK
10.7km (6.6 miles) 3 Groverake Mine, Rookhope, Stanhope, Co. Durham, England, UK
11.1km (6.9 miles) 4 North Groverake Quarry, Rookhope, Stanhope, Co. Durham, England, UK
11.4km (7.1 miles) 5 Wolfcleugh Mine (Thorney Slitts), Rookhope, Stanhope, Co. Durham, England, UK
11.7km (7.3 miles) 6 Greenlaws Mine, Daddry Shield, Stanhope, Co. Durham, England, UK
12.2km (7.6 miles) 7 Middlehope Shield Mine, Westgate, Stanhope, Co. Durham, England, UK
12.5km (7.8 miles) 8 Lower Slitt Hushes, Westgate, Stanhope, Co. Durham, England, UK
12.9km (8.0 miles) 9 West Rigg Quarry, Westgate, Stanhope, Co. Durham, England, UK
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