Minerals of Scotland

 

LEADHILLS &
WANLOCKHEAD

Scotland's Premier
Mineral Localities

Site Photos/ Local Info

Mineral Galleries

sulphides & gangue minerals
galena, sphalerite, pyrite, calcite,
aragonite, barite, quartz, ankerite

caledonite - leadhillite - lanarkite
type locality minerals

anglesite - cerussite

linarite

pyromorphite - vanadinite
descloizite

hemimorphite - veszelyite
greenockite

aurichalcite - brochantite
malachite - chalcopyrite

ISLE OF SKYE

Isle of Skye -
A Collectors' Haven

Skye Minerals

analcime - chabazite - cowlesite - erionite - heulandite

laumontite - stilbite - mordenite - natrolite - thomsonite - stellerite

apophyllite - gyrolite - offretite - levyne - mesolite

calcite - Skye marble - prehnite - talc - quartz- clinohumite - zircon

Skye Locations

Moonen Bay

Talisker Bay

Sgurr nam Boc

The Quiraing, Edinbane

Oisgill Bay

The Storr

Sgurr nam Cearcall
Sgurr nam Fiadh

STRONTIAN

Strontian Minerals

Strontian - History, Science & Minerals
Strontian, strontianite,
Strontium - the element.

brewsterite, harmotome, heulandite

galena, barite, sphalerite, pyrite, kainosite, hydrozincite

calcite & UV mineral photos
(UV photos courtesy of D. Green)

Strontian Mines

Whitesmith Mine - General Intro

Clashgorm Mine Section

Corrantee Mine

Fee Donald Mine

Bellsgrove Mine

SCOTLAND THEMES

Scottish Gold,
Alva Silver,
Scottish Gold Panning

Scottish Agates

REGIONS

Highlands & Islands
Argyll, Perthshire,
NW Highlands

Grampian, Cairngorms,
Moray Firth

Scottish Islands
Outer Hebrides, Staffa, Shetlands, Mull, Arran

Central Scotland
Glasgow area, Renfrew, Dumbarton

Ayrshire & Lanarkshire

Angus, Fife, Lothians, Stirling

Southern Scotland
Dumfries, Galloway,
Kirkcudbright

BRITISH MINERALS
An Introduction

Alston Moor & Weardale

Caldbeck Fells
& West Cumbria

Cornwall, Devon & Southern England

Derbyshire & Pennines

Wales &
Northern Ireland

Guest Article
Republic of Ireland
An Introductory Mineral Guide

by Dr. Stephen Moreton.

GENERAL LINKS

Mineral & Collector Information Sites - Dealer Links

Online Shopping, Jewellery & Gifts - Scottish & General Links

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Mention of a mineral locality on this website does not mean there is a right of access.

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Traditional Scottish county names are employed, rather than the more recent and changeable regional & local authority titles.

Minerals of Scotland