Keys to the Past

Glossary

Orefield

A geological term referring to an area where an ore type or types, (basic compounds for metals and chemicals can be found). Much of the North Pennines is an
orefield for Barium (see Barytes and Witherite), Lead (see Galena), Nickel (Ni) and Zinc (Zn).

To explore more glossary entries click on a letter.

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W Z 1-9