The Tankersley Ironstone is a sideritic ironstone from the Coal Measures. I haven't seen
modern analyses for its classic area, but it is certainly relatively calcareous (for a sideritic
ironstone) towards the limits of its distribution to the south.
On 22 Dec 2017 at 19:02, Lynne Mayers wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> Can anyone enlighten me on the type of iron ore mined from the Tankersley area in Yorkshire, please?
> Many thanks,
> Lynne Mayers
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