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Jamesonite from
Wet Swine Gill, Coombe Height, Caldbeck, Allerdale, Cumbria, England, UK

Comments:Cooper & Stanley (1990): "Forms straight or curved capillary crystals between 60 and 250µm in length with diamond-shaped cross-sections 2 to 20µm in width. These hair-like crystals occur in groups grown in coarse quartz... (Fortey et al., 1984: 60)."
Validity:Believed Valid
References:Fortey, N.J., Ingham, J.D., Skilton, B.R.H., Young, B., Shepherd, T.J. (1984) Antimony mineralization at Wet Swine Gill, Caldbeck Fells, Cumbria. Proceedings of the Yorkshire Geological Society, 45(1-2), 59-65.;
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 Fortey et al., 1984).
Mineral Data:Click here to view Jamesonite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Wet Swine Gill, Coombe Height, Caldbeck, Allerdale, Cumbria, England, UK
Nearest other occurrences of Jamesonite
0.7km (0.4 miles) Caldew Valley, Mungrisdale, Eden, Cumbria, England, UK
1.2km (0.8 miles) Grains Gill, Mungrisdale, Eden, Cumbria, England, UK
1.3km (0.8 miles) Carrock Mine, Mungrisdale, Eden, Cumbria, England, UK
5.0km (3.1 miles) Nether Row Brow, Caldbeck, Allerdale, Cumbria, England, UK
9.6km (5.9 miles) Wanthwaite Mine, St. John's Castlerigg and Wythburn, Allerdale, Cumbria, England, UK
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