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Brochantite from
Higher Roughton Gill (Balliway Rigg), Roughton Gill, Caldbeck, Allerdale, Cumbria, England, UK

Classification
Species:Brochantite
Formula:Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Habit:drusy crusts (on goethite); earthy masses and encrustations associated with partially oxidised sulphides (on vein quartz).
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Davidson, W.F. and Thomson, N. (1951) Some notes on the minerals of Westmorland and Cumberland. The North Western Naturalist, 23 (for 1948), 136-154.;
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 Davidson & Thomson, 1951).;
Green, D.I., Bridges, T.F., Rumsey, M.S., Leppington, C.M., and Tindle, A.G. (2008) A review of the mineralogy of the Roughton Gill Mines, Caldbeck Fells, Cumbria: Part 2 The Roughton Gill South Vein on Balliway Rigg. Journal of The Russell Society, 11, 3-28.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Brochantite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Higher Roughton Gill (Balliway Rigg), Roughton Gill, Caldbeck, Allerdale, Cumbria, England, UK
Nearest other occurrences of Brochantite
0.0km (0.0 miles) Thief Gills, Roughton Gill, Caldbeck, Allerdale, Cumbria, England, UK
0.4km (0.2 miles) Silver Gill, Roughton Gill, Caldbeck, Allerdale, Cumbria, England, UK
0.6km (0.4 miles) Roughton Gill Mine, Roughton Gill, Caldbeck, Allerdale, Cumbria, England, UK
0.8km (0.5 miles) Mexico Mine, Roughton Gill, Caldbeck, Allerdale, Cumbria, England, UK
1.1km (0.7 miles) Red Gill Mine, Roughton Gill, Caldbeck, Allerdale, Cumbria, England, UK
1.8km (1.1 miles) Brae Fell Mine, Roughton Gill, Caldbeck, Allerdale, Cumbria, England, UK
2.1km (1.3 miles) Brandy Gill Mine, Mungrisdale, Eden, Cumbria, England, UK
2.3km (1.4 miles) Hay Gill Copper Mine, Roughton Gill, Caldbeck, Allerdale, Cumbria, England, UK
2.8km (1.7 miles) Low Pike north slopes, Caldbeck, Allerdale, Cumbria, England, UK
3.1km (1.9 miles) Driggith Mine (Driggeth Mine), Caldbeck, Allerdale, Cumbria, England, UK
 
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