SD1878 : Hodbarrow Point Hematite Deposit

near to Millom, Cumbria, Great Britain

Hodbarrow Point Hematite Deposit
Hodbarrow Point Hematite Deposit
A low temperature iron deposit. Mined from the 1800s to 1968, processed at Millom Ironworks. The hematite is found in faults (like this one), flats and joints in the Dinantian shallow carbonate limestones.
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Sunday, 25 November, 2012   (more nearby)
Monday, 26 November, 2012
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Geological interest  Industry 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 1827 7816 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:11.5598N 3:15.2476W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 1831 7814
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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