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Phoenix United Mine, Minions, Linkinhorne, Liskeard District, Cornwall, England, UK
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Mining first commenced in 1836 under the name of Cornwall Great United Mines, but was unsuccessful. Reopened about 1844 as Phoenix Mine, West Phoenix Mine was included within the set in 1875, after which the mine was worked as Phoenix United.

Most of dumps removed at closure, including engine houses, but Prince of Wales Shaft has complex of buildings associated with it.

Note on the mineral list: for "coeruleolactite" see references and information given for Planerite-Turquoise Series.

Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities
Allophane
'Andrewsite'
Arsenolite
Azurite
Barbosalite
Beraunite
Brochantite
Cacoxenite
Cassiterite
Chalcanthite
Chalcocite
Chalcophyllite
Chalcopyrite
Chalcosiderite (TL)
Chamosite
Chenevixite
'Chlorite Group'
Chrysocolla
'Coeruleolactite'
Connellite
Copper
Cornubite
Cornwallite
Covellite
Cuprite
var: Chalcotrichite
var: Tile ore
Cyanotrichite
Dufrénite
Faustite
Goethite
Gorceixite
'Halloysite'
Hentschelite
Hisingerite
Kaolinite
Kidwellite
Langite
Libethenite
'Limonite'
Malachite
Muscovite
Olivenite
Pharmacosiderite
Phenakite
'Planerite-Turquoise Series'
Pseudomalachite
Pyrolusite
Quartz
var: Amethyst
var: Jasper
Rockbridgeite
Scorodite
Sphalerite
Strengite
Tenorite
'Tourmaline'
Turquoise
var: Rashleighite
Waylandite


76 entries listed. 48 valid minerals. 1 type locality (valid mineral).

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References

- Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York, 7th edition, revised and enlarged, 1124 pp.: 951.
- Dines, H.G. (1956): The metalliferous mining region of south-west England. HMSO Publications (London), Vol. 2, pp. 591-594.

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