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Strontian

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UK / Schottland / Highland / Strontian

Journey Description

Man erreicht das Dorf über die A 861 von Corran aus, wenn man von dort mit der Fähre Loch Linnhe überquert.

Ca. 5 km N des Ortes, unterhalb des Bergrückens Beinn Resipol, befindet sich das Bergbau-Areal.

Exposure description

Bergbau-Bezirk.

Geology

Pb-, Zn-, Ag- und Baryt-Vererzungen. Bekannt für die Entdeckung des Elementes Sr. Basalt-Dykes und Pegmatite.

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Shortened path specification

Strontian, Highland, Schottland, UK
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Images from localities (5 Images total)

Bellsgrove Mine
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Bellsgrove Mine
Abgebauter Erzgang der Bellsgrove Mine bei Strontian im August 2017
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Location: UK/Schottland/Highland/Strontian/Bellsgrove Mine
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Bellsgrove Mine

Abgebauter Erzgang der Bellsgrove Mine bei Strontian im August 2017

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Bleiglanz und Barytgang
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Bleiglanz und Barytgang
Erzgang der Bellsgrove Mine bei Strontian im August 2017
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Location: UK/Schottland/Highland/Strontian/Bellsgrove Mine
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Bleiglanz und Barytgang

Erzgang der Bellsgrove Mine bei Strontian im August 2017

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Hinweisschild
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Hinweisschild
Einfahrt nach Bellsgrove/Strontian zur gleichnamigen Mine
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Location: UK/Schottland/Highland/Strontian/Bellsgrove Mine
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Hinweisschild

Einfahrt nach Bellsgrove/Strontian zur gleichnamigen Mine

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abgebauter Erzgang
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abgebauter Erzgang
abgebauter Erzgang der Bellgrove Mine/Strontian, Juli 2017
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Location: UK/Schottland/Highland/Strontian/Bellsgrove Mine
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abgebauter Erzgang

abgebauter Erzgang der Bellgrove Mine/Strontian, Juli 2017

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Bellsgrove River
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Bellsgrove River
Am Fluss entlang geht es bergauf zur Mine
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Location: UK/Schottland/Highland/Strontian/Bellsgrove Mine
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Bellsgrove River

Am Fluss entlang geht es bergauf zur Mine

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Mineral images (24 Images total)

Harmotom
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Harmotom
Größe: 28x24 mm; Fundort: Bellsgrove Mine, Strontian, North West Highlands (Argyllshire), Schottland, UK
Copyright: John Sobolewski; Contribution: Philip Blümner
Location: UK/Schottland/Highland/Strontian/Bellsgrove Mine
Mineral: Harmotome
Image: 1259699196
Rating: 5.5 (votes: 2)
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Harmotom

Größe: 28x24 mm; Fundort: Bellsgrove Mine, Strontian, North West Highlands (Argyllshire), Schottland, UK

Copyright: John Sobolewski
Contribution: Philip Blümner 2009-12-01
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Calcit
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Calcit
Calcit, Strontian/Argyllshire/Schottland
Copyright: dendrocopos; Contribution: dendrocopos
Collection: National Museum of Scotland
Location: UK/Schottland/Highland/Strontian
Mineral: Calcite
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Calcit

Calcit, Strontian/Argyllshire/Schottland

Collection: National Museum of Scotland
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Harmotom
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Harmotom
Bellsgrove Quarry, Strontian, Scotland, UK; Bildbreite 4cm
Copyright: Doodlebugger; Contribution: Doodlebugger
Collection: Doodlebugger
Location: UK/Schottland/Highland/Strontian/Bellsgrove Mine
Mineral: Harmotome
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Harmotom

Bellsgrove Quarry, Strontian, Scotland, UK; Bildbreite 4cm

Collection: Doodlebugger
Copyright: Doodlebugger
Contribution: Doodlebugger 2019-11-27
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Brewsterit
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Brewsterit
Brewsterit von der Whitesmith Mine, Strontian, Schottland. Größe des Stückes etwa 57 mm x 47 mm.
Copyright: Klaus Schäfer; Contribution: Klaus Schäfer
Collection: Klaus Schäfer, Collection number: SyS-Brew-4-1-1
Location: UK/Schottland/Highland/Strontian/Whitesmith Mine
Mineral: Brewsterite series
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Brewsterit (SNr: SyS-Brew-4-1-1)

Brewsterit von der Whitesmith Mine, Strontian, Schottland. Größe des Stückes etwa 57 mm x 47 mm.

Collection: Klaus Schäfer
Copyright: Klaus Schäfer
Contribution: Klaus Schäfer 2023-06-23
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Strontianit
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Strontianit
Blass apfelgrüne Strontianit-Garbe, mit Galenit auf Baryt; Bildbreite: 2,7 cm; Fundort: Whitesmith Mine, Strontian, Halbinsel Morvern, North West Highlands (Argyllshire), Schottland, UK
Copyright: Peter Haas; Contribution: Mineralienatlas
Collection: Peter Haas
Location: UK/Schottland/Highland/Strontian/Whitesmith Mine
Mineral: Strontianite
Image: 1111086727
Rating: 7.5 (votes: 2)
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Strontianit

Blass apfelgrüne Strontianit-Garbe, mit Galenit auf Baryt; Bildbreite: 2,7 cm; Fundort: Whitesmith Mine, Strontian, Halbinsel Morvern, North West Highlands (Argyllshire), Schottland, UK

Collection: Peter Haas
Copyright: Peter Haas
Contribution: Mineralienatlas 2005-03-17
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Minerals (Count: 29)

Rocks (Count: 10)

Reference- and Source indication, Literature

Literatur:

  • Bald (1807). Valuation of the Estate of Ardnamurchan and Sunart. Scottish Records Office, AF 49/2/1 (Estate plan: RHP72). (marks and names many of the shafts.)
  • Brooke, H.J. (1822). On the comptonite of Vesuvius, the brewsterite of Scotland, the stilbite and the heulandite. Edinburgh Phil. J., 6, S.112-15.
  • Russell, A. (1919). Report on the Strontian mines, Sunart estate, Strontian, Argyllshire. British Geol. Survey rec.
  • Betz, V., Lieber, W. & Weninger, H. (1978). Zeolith-Fundorte. Lapis, Jg.3, Nr.1, S.38.
  • Rustemeyer, P. (1980). Lapis, Jg.5, Nr.12, S.15.
  • Winrow, A. (1986). The Mines of Strontian. UK J. Mines & Miner., 1, S.40-43.
  • Akizuki, M. (1987). Crystal symmetry and order-disorder structure of brewsterite. Am. Min., Vol.72, S.645-48.
  • Dyer, A. & Wilson, O. (1988). Zeolites. UK J. Mines & Miner., 4, S.17-21.
  • Akizuki, M., Kudoh, Y. & Kuribayashi, T. (1996). Crystal structures of the {011}, {610}, and {010} growth sectors in brewsterite. Am. Min., Vol.81, S.1501-6.
  • Green, D.I. (1998). Frontispiece: Harmotome. UK J. Mines & Miner., 19, S.3.
  • Wolfe, M. (1998). Mineral News: Scotland. UK J. Mines & Miner., 19, S.5-8.
  • Hochleitner, R. & Weiß, S. (2000). Steckbrief: Strontianit. Lapis, Jg.25, Nr.3, S.8.
  • Green, D.I. & Todd, J.G. (2001). Twenty years in minerals: Scotland. UK J. Mines & Miner., 21, S.9-27.
  • Hochleitner, R. & Weiß, S. (2004). Steckbrief: Harmotom. Lapis, Jg.29, Nr.11, S.8-11.
  • Wolfe, M. (2004). Mineral News. UK J. Mines & Miner., 24, S.4-7.
  • Green, D.I. & McCallum, D. (2005). Kainosite-(Y) from the Strontian Mines, Highland Region, Scotland. UK J. Mines & Miner., 26, S.23-26.
  • Zeh. E. u. E. (2020). Strontian - berühmte Typlokalität im Westen Schottlands. Aufschluss, Jg.71, H.1, S.45-65.

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IDs

GUSID (Global unique identifier short form) m6iVB6NKpkm7KlcvJgTezA
GUID (Global unique identifier) 0795A89B-4AA3-49A6-BB2A-572F2604DECC
Database ID 6245