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Driggith Mine

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UK / England / Cumbria Co. / Allerdale, District / Caldbeck, Parish / Caldbeck Fells / Driggith Mine

Englisch name

Driggith Mine (Driggeth Mine), Caldbeck, Allerdale, Cumbria, England, UK

Kind of Exposure

Mine (old)

Geology

Pb-Sb-Vererzungen.

GPS Coordinates

Driggith Mine (1), Driggith Mine (2), Driggith Mines



Driggith Mine (1)

WGS 84: 
Lat.: 54.7086505° N, 
Long: 3.04525706° W
WGS 84: 
Lat.: 54° 42' 31.142" N,
   Long: 3° 2' 42.925" W
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Driggith Mine (2)

WGS 84: 
Lat.: 54.70861025° N, 
Long: 3.04991225° W
WGS 84: 
Lat.: 54° 42' 30.997" N,
   Long: 3° 2' 59.684" W
Local weather information, Macrostrat geological map

Driggith Mines

WGS 84: 
Lat.: 54.70780425° N, 
Long: 3.04438167° W
WGS 84: 
Lat.: 54° 42' 28.095" N,
   Long: 3° 2' 39.774" W
Local weather information, Macrostrat geological map

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⚒ Driggith, Caldbeck Fells, Caldbeck, Allerdale, Cumbria Co., England, UK
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Detailed Description

Keine Zugänge mit Ausnahme eines mit Wasser gefüllten Zugangs.

Minerals (Count: 87)

Mineral images (10 Images total)

Mimetesit
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Mimetesit
Bildbreite: ca. 3 cm, Fundort: Driggith Mine, Caldbeck Fells, Cumberland, Cumbria, England, UK.
Copyright: Dan Weinrich; Contribution: thdun5
Location: UK/England/Cumbria Co./Allerdale, District/Caldbeck, Parish/Caldbeck Fells/Driggith Mine
Mineral: Mimetite
Image: 1270662830
Rating: 9 (votes: 1)
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Mimetesit

Bildbreite: ca. 3 cm, Fundort: Driggith Mine, Caldbeck Fells, Cumberland, Cumbria, England, UK.

Copyright: Dan Weinrich
Contribution: thdun5 2010-04-07
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Mimetesit
Views (File:
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Mimetesit
gelbe Mimetesit xx auf Quarz und Baryt; Driggith Mine, Fells Caldbeck, Allerdale, Cumbria Co., England, UK; Bildbreite: 2,8 cm
Copyright: chribiedav; Contribution: chribiedav
Collection: chribiedav
Location: UK/England/Cumbria Co./Allerdale, District/Caldbeck, Parish/Caldbeck Fells/Driggith Mine
Mineral: Mimetite
Image: 1394810700
Rating: 7 (votes: 2)
License: Usage for Mineralienatlas project only
Mimetesit

gelbe Mimetesit xx auf Quarz und Baryt; Driggith Mine, Fells Caldbeck, Allerdale, Cumbria Co., England, UK; Bildbreite: 2,8 cm

Collection: chribiedav
Copyright: chribiedav
Contribution: chribiedav 2014-03-14
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Pyromorphit
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Pyromorphit
FO: Driggith Mine, England; Bildausschnitt ~ 3x2 cm
Copyright: rtbstone; Contribution: rtbstone
Collection: rtbstone
Location: UK/England/Cumbria Co./Allerdale, District/Caldbeck, Parish/Caldbeck Fells/Driggith Mine
Mineral: Pyromorphite
Image: 1260460489
Rating: 6.67 (votes: 3)
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Pyromorphit

FO: Driggith Mine, England; Bildausschnitt 3x2 cm

Collection: rtbstone
Copyright: rtbstone
Contribution: rtbstone 2009-12-10
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Rocks (Count: 1)

Subsidiary Pages

External Databases

mindat.org

https://www.mindat.org/loc-1428.html

External links

Green, D.I., Rumsey, M.S., Bridges, T.F., Tindle, A.G., and Ixer, R.A. (2006). A review of the mineralisation at the Sandbed and Driggith mines, Caldbeck Fells, Cumbria. J. Russell Soc., 9, 4-38.

Reference- and Source indication, Literature

Literatur:

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  • Mannix, ... and Whellan, W. (1847). History, gazeteer and directory of Cumberland. Printed for the authors by W.B. Johnson, Beverley, 647 S.
  • Sowerby, H. (1850). Popular mineralogy; comprising a familiar account of minerals and their uses. Reeve and Benham, London.
  • Greg, R.P. and Lettsom, W.G. (1858). Manual of the mineralogy of Great Britain and Ireland. John Van Voorst, London, ix, 583 S.
  • Whellan, W. (1860). The history and topography of the counties of Cumberland and Westmoreland. W. Whellan, Pontefract. viii, 896 S.
  • Hall, T.M. (1868). The Mineralogist's directory: or a guide to the principal mineral localities in the United Kingdom and Ireland. Edward Stanton, London, 168 S.
  • Postlethwaite, J. (1913). Mines and Mining in the (English) Lake District. 3rd ed., Moss and Sons, Whitehaven, 164 S.
  • Eastwood, T. (1921). The lead and zinc ores of the Lake District. Special Report on the Mineral Resources of Great Britain No.22, Memoirs of the Geol. Survey of Great Britain.
  • Dewey, H. and Eastwood, T. (1925). Copper ores of the Midlands, Wales, the Lake District and the Isle of Man. Special Report on the Mineral Resources of Great Britain, No.30. Memoirs of the Geol. Survey of Great Britain.
  • Day, F.H. (1928). Some notes on the minerals of the Caldbeck Fells. Transact. Carlisle Natural History Soc., 4, 66-79.
  • Dunham, K.C. and Dines, H.G. (1945). Barium minerals of England and Wales. Wartime Pamphlet no. 46, Geol. Survey of Great Britain.
  • Dunham, K.C. and Hollingworth, S.E. (1947). Excursion to Penrith and the north-west. Min. Mag., 28, 248-54.
  • Davidson, W.F. and Thomson, N. (1951). Some notes on the minerals of Westmorland and Cumberland. North West Naturalist, 23 (for 1948), 136-54.
  • Kingsbury, A.W.G. and Hartley, J. (MS) (1951). New occurrences of rare minerals in the northern part of the English Lake District: part 1.
  • Kingsbury, A.W.G. and Hartley, J. (MS1) (1953 or later). Investigation of the minerals of the Lake District, especially the Caldbeck area, in collaboration with J. Hartley. List of minerals found by us at many localities examined 1947.
  • Thimmaiah, T. (1956). Mineralisation of the Caldbeck Fells area, Cumberland. Unpubl. Ph.D. thesis, Univ. London.
  • Kingsbury, A.W.G. (1957). New occurrences of phosgenite. Min. Mag., 31(237), 500-01.
  • Kingsbury, A.W.G. and Hartley, J. (1957). New occurrences of rosasite in Britain. Min. Mag., 31(237), 501-02.
  • Kingsbury, A.W.G. and Hartley, J. (1957). Serpierite from the Lake District. Min. Mag., 31(238), 604-05.
  • Kingsbury, A.W.G. and Hartley, J. (1957). Beaverite from the Lake District. M. Mag., 31(239), 700-02.
  • Kingsbury, A.W.G. and Hartley, J. (1960). Carminite and beudantite from the northern part of the Lake District and from Cornwall. Min. Mag., 32(249), 423-32.
  • Shaw, W.T. (1970). Mining in the Lake Counties. Dalesman Books, Kendal.
  • Ineson, P.R. and Mitchell, J.G. (1974). K-Ar isotopic age determinations from some Lake District mineral localities. Geol. Magazine, 111, 521-37.
  • Stanley, C.J. (1979). Mineralogical studies of copper, lead, zinc, and cobalt mineralization in the English Lake District. Unpubl. Ph.D. thesis, University of Aston, Birmingham.
  • Stanley, C.J. and D.J. Vaughan (1981). Native Antimony and Bournonite Intergrowths in Galena from the English Lake District. Min. Mag. 44:257-60.
  • Hartley, J. (1984). A list of minerals associated with the ore deposits of the Caldbeck Fells, Cumbria. Transact. Leeds Geol. Assoc., 10(3), 22-39.
  • Young, B. (1987). Glossary of the minerals of the Lake District and adjoining areas. British Geol. Survey, Newcastle upon Tyne, 104 S.
  • Watson, R. (1988). Mineral News. UK J. Mines & Min., 4, S.38-40.
  • Cooper, M.P. and Stanley, C.J. (1990). Minerals of the English Lake District: Caldbeck Fells. Natural History Museum Publ., London, 160 S.
  • Cooper, M.P. and Stanley, C.J. (1991). Famous mineral localities: Pyromorphite group minerals from the Caldbeck Fells, Cumbria, England. Min. Rec., 22(2), 105-21.
  • Green, D.I. & Hubbard, N. (1996). Mineral Notes. Chenite from Driggith mine, Cumbria. UK J. Mines & Miner., 16, S.13-15.
  • Ryback, G., Hart, A.D., and Stanley, C.J. (2001). A.W.G. Kingsbury's specimens of British minerals. Part 1: some examples of falsified localities. J. Russell Soc., 7(2).
  • Green, D.I. & Briscoe, P.J. (2002). Caldbeck Fells. UK J. Mines & Miner., 22, S.16-24.
  • Rust, S.A., Bell, R. & Green, D.I. (2003). The occurrence of bechererite in the British Isles. UK J. Mines & Miner., 23, S.37-38.
  • Green, D.I., Rumsey, M.S., Bridges, T.F., Tindle, A.G., and Ixer, R.A. (2006). A review of the mineralisation at the Sandbed and Driggith mines, Caldbeck Fells, Cumbria. J. Russell Soc., 9, 4-38.
  • 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. J. Russell Soc., 11, 3-28.
  • Bridges, T.F., Green, D.I., Rumsey, M.S., and Leppington, C.M. (2008). A review of the mineralisation at Red Gill Mine, Caldbeck Fells, Cumbria, England. J. Russell Soc., 11, 29-47.
  • Tindle, A.G. (2008). Minerals of Britain and Ireland. Terra Publ., Harpenden.
  • Neall, T., Leppington, C.M., Green, D., Rumsey, M.S. (2013): The First British Occurrences of Ianbruceite from the Caldbeck Fells, Cumbria. UK J. Mines & Min. 34, 8-12.
  • Witzke, T. (2017). Ianbruceit, ein seltenes Zinkarsenat von Schneeberg, Erzgebirge, Sachsen. Min.-Welt, Jg.28, H.2, S.58-60.

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GUSID (Global unique identifier short form) IFEx3Cq18UmVz1LdNyal_g
GUID (Global unique identifier) DC315120-B52A-49F1-95CF-52DD3726A5FE
Database ID 10258

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