P001528

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P number: P001528
Old photograph number: D04003
Caption: Pibble Mine engine house, 5 km. east-north-east of Creetown, on the north-west slope of Pibble Hill, Kirkudbrightshire.
Description: Pibble Mine engine house, 5 km. east-north-east of Creetown, on the north-west slope of Pibble Hill, Kirkudbrightshire. A former lead-zinc mine that worked a four-feet wide vein trending 20 degrees north of west and hading to the west at from 75 to 80 degrees. The vein comprised broken country rock with quartz and barytes and carrying a little galena (lead ore), zinc-blende and chalcopyrite and other minor minerals. The hade is the angle at which the vein dips.
Date taken: 01/10/1988
Photographer: Bain, T.S.
Copyright statement: NERC
Acknowledgment: This image was digitized with grant-in-aid from SCRAN the Scottish Cultural Resources Access Network
X longitude/easting: 252550
Y latitude/northing: 560680
Coordinate reference system, ESPG code: 27700 (OSGB 1936 / British National Grid)
Orientation: Landscape
Size: 254.77 KB; 1000 x 667 pixels; 85 x 56 mm (print at 300 DPI); 265 x 176 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
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