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Hematite from
Orrock Quarry, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland, UK

Locality type:Quarry
Classification
Species:Hematite
Formula:Fe2O3
Comments:Fissure infilling in basalt quarry. Generally micromount size.
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:BMS collection, M.Wirth collection
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Hematite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Orrock Quarry, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland, UK
Nearest other occurrences of Hematite
16.3km (10.1 miles) Salisbury Crags, City of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
31.4km (19.5 miles) Garleton Hills mine, Haddington, East Lothian, Scotland, UK
53.2km (33.0 miles) Ardownie Quarry, Monifieth, Angus, Scotland, UK
72.9km (45.3 miles) Mannoch Hill Mine, Lesmahagow, South Lanarkshire, Scotland, UK
77.5km (48.2 miles) Boyleston Quarry, Barrhead, East Renfrewshire, Scotland, UK
77.5km (48.2 miles) Lunan Bay, Montrose, Angus, Scotland, UK
80.0km (49.7 miles) Mill Vein, Leadhills, South Lanarkshire, Scotland, UK
80.1km (49.8 miles) Susanna Mine (Glennery Scar vein; Susanna vein [Scar vein]; Portobello vein; Humby vein; Lead vein), Leadhills, South Lanarkshire, Scotland, UK
81.3km (50.5 miles) Browns Vein, Mine Hill, Leadhills, South Lanarkshire, Scotland, UK
81.4km (50.6 miles) Brow Vein, Wanlock Dod, Leadhills, South Lanarkshire, Scotland, UK
 
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