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Hope's Nose, Torquay, South Devon, Devon, England, UK
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UK Grid Reference: SX949637
Latitude: 50°27'47"N
Longitude: 3°28'51"W
 
 

Mineral List

Aragonite
Calcite
Cerussite
Chalcopyrite
Chrisstanleyite (TL)
Clausthalite
Cotunnite
Dickite
Dolomite
Eucairite
Fischesserite
Goethite
Gold
var: Palladian Gold
Hematite
Isomertieite
Klockmannite
Lead
Malachite
Mertieite-II
Muscovite
Nacrite
Naumannite
Penroseite
Pyrite
Quartz
Sideronatrite
Tiemannite
Trüstedtite
Tyrrellite
Umangite
'Unnamed (Pd-Hg Selenide)'
Verbeekite


33 entries listed. 31 valid minerals. 1 type locality (valid mineral).

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References

C. J. Stanley, A. J. Criddle and D. Lloyd (1990) Precious and Base Metal Selenide Mineralization at Hope's Nose, Torquay, Devon. Mineralogical Magazine 54:485-493
Weiss, S. (1997): Hope's Nose, Devonshire, Angleterre: Palladium-or et rares séléniures du Sud-Ouest de l'Angleterre. Lapis, 22(10), 13-24 (in German).
W. H. Paar, A. C. Roberts, A. J. Criddle, D. Topa (1998): Mineral. Mag., 62, 257-264.

External Links

http://www.minersoc.org/pages/Archive-MM/Volume_22/22-126-159.pdf Russel's original description

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7iv16YqrnR4&feature=youtu.be Calcite with gold xrayed to show only gold. The gold is not well connected as anyone who has tried to etch away the calcite has found.

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