SK2958 : Temple Mine - Matlock Bath

near to Matlock Bath, Derbyshire, Great Britain

Temple Mine - Matlock Bath
Temple Mine - Matlock Bath
A 1920s lead mine reopened to mine a small pocket pipe of Fluorite. The mineral, calcium fluoride was used in steel manufacture as a flux. This tunnel was built double track however the demands for this was never met.
Host is a lightly dolomitised magnesian limestone.
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2012
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Saturday, 13 October, 2012   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 14 October, 2012
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OSGB36: geotagged! SK 2926 5813 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:7.1729N 1:33.8555W
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