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Merrivale Quarry, Whitchurch, Tavistock District, Devon, England, UK
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UK Grid Reference: SX546753
Latitude: 50°33'31"N
Longitude: 4°3'10"W
 
 
Granite quarry, now abandoned and flooded (2003). This was where the stones from Old London Bridge were refinished before they were transported to Lake Havasu in The USA.

Mineral List

Anatase
Annite
Autunite
Fluorite
Goethite
Gold
Muscovite
var: Gilbertite

Orthoclase
Phurcalite
Quartz
Torbernite
'Tourmaline'
Uraninite
var: Pitchblende

Uranophane
Zippeite


15 entries listed. 11 valid minerals. 1 erroneous literature entry.

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References

- Braithwaite, R. S. W.; Paar, W. H.; Chisholm, J. E. (1989): Phurcalite from Dartmoor, southwest England, and its identity with 'nisaite' from Portugal. Mineralogical Magazine 53, 583-589.
- Min.Rec. 20(5): 395.
- Min Mag 21: 116-205


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