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

Classification
Species:Jamesonite
Formula:Pb4FeSb6S14
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)."
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
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).
Data
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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