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Minerals of Cornwall

Last Updated: 10th Nov 2007

Here is a quick photo guide to the mineral classics (and some more recent finds) found in the UK county of Cornwall. Feel free to suggest updates to this list!

Note. this is a work in progress. Add your suggestions to the comments at the bottom (ie photo numbers!) and I'll work them in if appropriate.

Analcime

Anatase

Apatite

Aragonite

Arsenopyrite

Arthurite

Axinite

Azurite

Baryte

Bayldonite

Beraunite

Bertrandite

Bornite

Bournonite

Calcite

Cassiterite

Cerussite

Chalcocite

Chalcophyllite

Chalcopyrite

Clinoclase

Connellite

Cuprite



Fluorite

Goethite

Libethenite

Linarite

Liroconite

Mimetite

Olivenite

Pharmacosiderite

Posnjakite

Pyromorphite

Quartz

Scorodite

Siderite

Stannite

Tetrahedrite

Topaz

Torbernite

Turquoise

Index





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Comments

Baryte:
The second photo shows baryte from Ale & Cakes Mine, and the third photo is a gypsum from Spain !

Goethite:
You might consider to include this one: http://www.mindat.org/photo-299578.html
Classic Drea material and a lucky find from last year.

Peter Haas
11th Nov 2010 11:31pm

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