Dolomite from Goose Green Mine, Cumbria, UK
Specimens of Dolomite from Goose Green Mine, part of the West Cumberland Iron Field.
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Dolomite from Goose Green Mine, Frizington, Cumbria, UK
Specimens of Dolomite from Goose Green Mine, Frizington, Cumbria, part of the West Cumberland Iron Field.
This specimen were collected by Roy Starkey, a prominent British mineralogist, and come with his identification label.
The label is in reasonable condition but I've encased it in clear plastic for its protection - can be removed from this easy enough. Roys type-written label is adhered to the rear/base.
There isn't too much information readily available on the Goose Green Mine, only that mining began in 1855 and may have ceased in 1892. It was briefly worked again from 1910-1913.
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