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Take a trip out Morvern way and lose yourself in the Gardens of Ardtornish, walk along the shores of Loch Aline to a medieval castle and look out for otters on the low road to Lochaline Explore the cleared village of Inniemore and enjoy a nature ,
Lochaline Silica Sand Mine is the only underground silica sand mine in the UK and extracts silica of 998% purity from a five metre sequence The sand is used for the manufacture of high quality glass for optical and other purpos Although the sand has been known about since the nineteenth century, the mine only opened in 1940
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Morvern, historically also spelt Morven, is a peninsula and traditional district in the Highlands, on the west coast of ScotlandIt lies south of the districts of Ardgour and Sunart, and is bounded on the north by Loch Sunart and Glen Tarbert, on the south east by Loch Linnhe and on the south west by the Sound of MullThe name is derived from the Gaelic A' Mhorbhairne (the Sea-Gap)
Lochaline Harbour, Morvern- a safe haven in the Sound of Mull on route from Oban to Tobermory Lochaline Harbour is run by Morvern Community Trading Company (MCTC) MCTC is a trading arm of Morvern Community Development Company (MCDC
Lochaline Sand Mine Posted on February 27, 2013 by Caum Finnigan , Lochaline Dive Centre and Lochaline O2 Cafe and Bunkhouse are trade names of Eat Sleep Dive Lochaline Ltd registered in Scotland (SC532468) Registered address Lochaline Dive Centre, Lochaline, Morvern, Argyll PA80 5XT
Lochaline Quartz Sand Ltd Lochaline Mine Morvern By Oban, PA80 5LQ
Jul 14, 2019· Please park considerately as this is access for the Lochaline Marina DO NOT Park on Calmac slipway If in doubt, please ask and you will be directed to a parking areaAfter parking you will need to walk past the Lochaline sand mine to the Marina Registration point will be located near Lochaline Marina building
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Lochaline - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia There has been a silica sand mine in Lochaline since 1940 when it was opened to replace sources of silica lost because of World War II A source was needed .
The Lochaline mine was unique in that it was the only silica sand mine in the UK: where the sand was mined rather than extracted by opencast methods with sea access The entire output of the mine was transported by sea to destinations in England, Scotland, Northern Ireland, and Norway by ship
The mine is largest employer in Lochaline and currently the sand they produce, and is shipped directly off-site, is used to make windows and glass bottl Thank you to Lochaline Quartz Sand for a fantastic tour They now have their 2019 calendars on sale Get in touch with them if you would like a copy!
(8) Persm Alastair Soutar, former underground and surface worker at Lochaline Mine in the late 1940s and 1950s, Lochaline, May 2007 (9) Notes entitled ‘The Early Years of the Lochaline Silica Mine’, and unpublished memoire by Donald Noel Paton the first mamanger of the mine,
Lochaline Hotel Restaurant, Lochaline: See 35 unbiased reviews of Lochaline Hotel Restaurant, rated 3 of 5 on TripAdvisor and ranked #3 of 3 restaurants in Lochaline , Lochaline PA34 5XT Scotland Website Email +44 1967 421657 Improve this listing , Asked mine host, “No I said” 7 pm he said, do you need my name? No he said, and .
THE MINES OF SCOTLAND: A BIBLIOGRAPHY It could be argued that if you want to research the mines of Scotland, all you would need are Landless 1993, Wilson 1921 and access to Google The bibliography goes a little further It lists some national grid references and some mines ,
Lochaline is the only silica sand mine in the UK, as opposed to open quarrying, which is the more usual extraction method More information about the history of the mine, recently reopened, can be seen here: , Lochaline Dive Centre and Lochaline O2 Cafe and Bunkhouse are trade names of Eat Sleep Dive Lochaline Ltd registered in Scotland .
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Lochaline Sand Mine (GCXAPF) was created by Stonken on 7/24/2006 It's a Small size geocache, with difficulty of 1, terrain of 15 It's located in Northern Scotland, United KingdomThe cache is just past the sand mine at Lochaline, close to the ferry that runs between Lochaline and Fishnish on the Isle of Mull
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Lochaline quartz sand mine railway: 1943 1963 ? 2 ft 4 in (711 mm)? Lochaline, Scotland Diesel worked railway linking the sandstone mine at Lochaline with a pier on the Sound of Mull: Long Rake Spar mine: after 1979 17 in (432 mm) Youlgreave, England Underground aggregates mine railway operated by battery-electric locomotiv
The planning application for the Duntanlich mine proposals was approved by Perth and Kinross Council in September 2016, subject to conditions which are currently being worked through It is anticipated that tunnel excavation will start in Spring 2018, with the first barite production from this world class resource in December 2020
It has been extracted by the Lochaline Sand Mine since the Second World War The board describes the industrial uses of the silica, as well as the workings of the mine Look out for fossils on the shoreline, such as Gryphaea ( Devil's toe nail), a genus of fossil oysters, extant around 200 million years ago
The mine, which employs a dozen or so people, is a major contributor to the local economy During the war sand from Lochaline was used by the military in the manufacturing of bomb sights and submarine periscop When the Island of St Kilda was evacuated in 1930 many islanders came to live and work in Morvern , All ends in sea:
In 2008 the owners of the mine decided to close the mine, but in June 2011 a joint venture between the Italian mining company Minerali Industriali and the global glass manufacturer NSG was created and Lochaline Quartz Sand Ltd was registered In September 2012 Lochaline sand mine ,
Sep 19, 2012· A joint venture between an Italian mining company and Pilkington sees the Lochaline silica sand mine re-open four years after it closed
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The mine at Lochaline was leased by C Tennant & Company, and mining started in 1940 The main use for this very fine silica sand is for making optical glass The German occupation of much of Europe had stopped the normal supplies of sand Its quality is so high that production still continu The mine entrance is just beyond the ferry slip