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Chalcanthite from
Wheatley Mines, Phoenixville Mining District, Schuylkill Township, Chester Co., Pennsylvania, USA

Comments:listed as unconfirmed in the reference, the species Wheatleyite was Identified by William Pinch in 1985 on a Wards Natural Science specimen from Wheatley Mine, erroneously identified as chalcanthite.
Quality of samples:not specified / average specimens
References:Min.Rec.: 20(5):369-384. Matrix, Fall 2003 pg.149
Mineral Data:Click here to view Chalcanthite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Wheatley Mines, Phoenixville Mining District, Schuylkill Township, Chester Co., Pennsylvania, USA
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155.0km (96.3 miles) Cox Mines (Mountain View Mine), Frederick Co., Maryland, USA
163.5km (101.6 miles) Liberty Mine, Libertytown, Frederick Co., Maryland, USA
223.3km (138.7 miles) Fairfax quarry (Centreville Quarry; Sisslers Quarry), Centreville, Culpeper Basin, Fairfax Co., Virginia, USA
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