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

Classification
Species:Hemimorphite
Formula:Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Habit:radiating sprays of millimetre-sized platy crystals grading into botryoidal crusts
Colour:colourless to white; pale blue
Abundance at site:Common
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Cooper, M.P. and Stanley, C.J. (1990) Minerals of the English Lake District: Caldbeck Fells. British Museum (Natural History), London.;
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, vol. 11, 3-28.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Hemimorphite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Higher Roughton Gill (Balliway Rigg), Roughton Gill, Caldbeck, Allerdale, Cumbria, England, UK
Nearest other occurrences of Hemimorphite
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
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
3.0km (1.8 miles) Ingray Gill, Caldbeck, Allerdale, Cumbria, England, UK
3.1km (1.9 miles) Driggith Mine (Driggeth Mine), Caldbeck, Allerdale, Cumbria, England, UK
3.2km (2.0 miles) Longlands Fell Mine, Ireby and Uldale, Allerdale, Cumbria, England, UK
3.2km (2.0 miles) Old Potts Gill Mine, Potts Gill, Caldbeck, Allerdale, Cumbria, England, UK
3.5km (2.2 miles) Old Sandbed Mine (Old Sandbeds Mine), Caldbeck, Allerdale, Cumbria, England, UK
3.7km (2.3 miles) Potts Gill Copper Mine, Potts Gill, Caldbeck, Allerdale, Cumbria, England, UK
 
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