LIVE REPORT! GSA 2016 - Day 3 - last updated 1 hour ago. Click here to watch.
Help mindat.org|Log In|Register|
Home PageMindat NewsThe Mindat ManualHistory of MindatCopyright StatusManagement TeamContact UsAdvertise on Mindat
Donate to MindatSponsor a PageSponsored PagesTop Available PagesMindat AdvertisersAdvertise on MindatThe Mindat Store
Minerals by PropertiesMinerals by ChemistryRandom MineralSearch by minIDLocalities Near MeSearch GlossaryMore Search Options
Search For:
Mineral Name:
Locality Name:
Keyword(s):
 
The Mindat ManualAdd a New PhotoRate PhotosLocality Edit ReportCoordinate Completion ReportAdd Glossary Item
StatisticsThe ElementsMember ListBooks & MagazinesMineral Shows & EventsThe Mindat DirectoryHow to Link to MindatDevice Settings
Photo SearchPhoto GalleriesNew Photos TodayNew Photos YesterdayMembers' Photo GalleriesPast Photo of the Day Gallery

Chalcopyrite from
Esgair Hir & Esgair Fraith mines (Cambrian Mine; Cardigan Consolidated Mine; Welsh Potosi Mine; Kylon Potosi Mine), Nant-y-Moch Reservoir area, Talybont, Ceulanymaesmawr, Ceredigion, Wales, UK

Mineral Species
Species:Chalcopyrite
Formula:CuFeS2
Description
Comments:Minor ore mineral, xls to 7mm but vert rare
Habit:Sphenoidal crystals
Quality of samples:Poor for species, only of interest for locality collectors. (#)
Rarity at site:Common
Confirmation
Validity:Confirmed
Confirmation Methods:Optical Analysis
References
References:UKJMM No5
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Chalcopyrite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Esgair Hir & Esgair Fraith mines (Cambrian Mine; Cardigan Consolidated Mine; Welsh Potosi Mine; Kylon Potosi Mine), Nant-y-Moch Reservoir area, Talybont, Ceulanymaesmawr, Ceredigion, Wales, UK
Nearest other occurrences of Chalcopyrite
1.9km (1.2 miles) A Blaenceulan Mine, Talybont, Ceulanymaesmawr, Ceredigion, Wales, UK
2.1km (1.3 miles) B Eaglebrook Mine (Nant-Y-Cagel Mine; Nantycagl Mine; Nantygagal Mine; Dolrhyddlan Mine), Nant-y-Moch Reservoir area, Talybont, Ceulanymaesmawr, Ceredigion, Wales, UK
2.5km (1.6 miles) C Camdwrbach Mine (Cambrian South Mine), Nant-y-Moch Reservoir area, Talybont, Ceulanymaesmawr, Ceredigion, Wales, UK
3.0km (1.9 miles) D Henfwlch Mine, Nant-y-Moch Reservoir area, Talybont, Ceulanymaesmawr, Ceredigion, Wales, UK
3.4km (2.1 miles) E Hafan Mine (Canninog Mine; Bwlch Canninog Mine), Nant-y-Moch Reservoir area, Talybont, Ceulanymaesmawr, Ceredigion, Wales, UK
3.7km (2.3 miles) F Ystrad Einion Mine (Dolgoch Mine), Furnace, Ysgubor-y-coed, Ceredigion, Wales, UK
3.7km (2.3 miles) G Bryn-yr-Afr Mine, Nant-y-Moch Reservoir area, Ponterwyd, Trefeirig, Ceredigion, Wales, UK
4.2km (2.6 miles) H Bwlch Glas Mine, Talybont, Ceulanymaesmawr, Ceredigion, Wales, UK
5.1km (3.2 miles) I Hyddgen Mine, Carn Hyddgen, Uwch y Garreg, Powys, Wales, UK
6.4km (4.0 miles) J Dolclettwr Mine (Treddol Mine), Tre'r-ddol, Llangynfelyn, Ceredigion, Wales, UK
6.9km (4.3 miles) K Brynarian Mine (Cardigan Bay Consols Mine), Tre-Taliesin, Llangynfelyn, Ceredigion, Wales, UK
7.1km (4.4 miles) L Lodge Park Trial, Tre'r-ddol, Llangynfelyn, Ceredigion, Wales, UK
7.5km (4.7 miles) M Lletty Evanhen Mine (Vaughan Mine), Bontgoch, Trefeirig, Ceredigion, Wales, UK
7.6km (4.7 miles) N Erglodd mine (Eurglawdd Mine), Tre-Taliesin, Llangynfelyn, Ceredigion, Wales, UK
8.2km (5.1 miles) O Alltycrib Mine (Talybont Mine; Middleton Mine; North Cardigan Mine), Talybont, Ceulanymaesmawr, Ceredigion, Wales, UK
8.3km (5.1 miles) P Llechwedd Helyg Mine (Willow Bank Mine), Pen-bont Rhydybeddau, Trefeirig, Ceredigion, Wales, UK
8.3km (5.2 miles) Q Mynydd Gorddu Mine, Bontgoch (Elerch), Ceulanymaesmawr, Ceredigion, Wales, UK
8.4km (5.2 miles) R Cwmsymlog Mine (East Daren Mine; Gwaithddu Mine), Goginan, Trefeirig, Ceredigion, Wales, UK
8.8km (5.5 miles) S Gwaith Yr Afon mine (West Cwmsymlog Mine; Cwm Daren Mine; River Mine; Taliesan Mine), Goginan, Trefeirig, Ceredigion, Wales, UK
9.2km (5.7 miles) T Cwmerfin Mine, Cwmerfyn, Trefeirig, Ceredigion, Wales, UK
9.2km (5.7 miles) U Bwlchrhennaid Mine (Level Newydd Mine), Pen-bont Rhydybeddau, Trefeirig, Ceredigion, Wales, UK
9.5km (5.9 miles) V Cwm Sebon Mine (South Daren Mine; Thomas United Mines; Thomas's United Mines), Pen-bont Rhydybeddau, Trefeirig, Ceredigion, Wales, UK
9.6km (6.0 miles) W Cwmdaren Mine (Cwm Darren Mine; Lefel Gopor Mine; Copper Level Mine; Twll y Mwyn Mine), Pen-bont Rhydybeddau, Trefeirig, Ceredigion, Wales, UK
9.9km (6.2 miles) X Daren Mine (Old Daren Mine; Darren Consolidated Mine; Daren United Mine; Great Darren Mine; Darren Mine), Pen-bont Rhydybeddau, Trefeirig, Ceredigion, Wales, UK
10.1km (6.2 miles) Y Nant yr Eira mine (Snowbrook mine), Hafren Forest, Powys, Wales, UK
10.3km (6.4 miles) Z Goginan Mine, Goginan, Melindwr, Ceredigion, Wales, UK
10.4km (6.5 miles) 0 Llywernog Mine (Ponterwyd Mine), Ponterwyd, Cwmrheidol, Ceredigion, Wales, UK
10.9km (6.8 miles) 1 Castell Mine (Dyffryn Castell Mine; New Castell Mine; West Esgairlle Mine; Gwaithddu Mine; Cripiau Bach Mine), Ponterwyd, Cwmrheidol, Ceredigion, Wales, UK
12.0km (7.5 miles) 2 Dyfngwm mine, Penegoes, Powys, Wales, UK
12.5km (7.7 miles) 3 Nantycreiau Mine, Ponterwyd, Cwmrheidol, Ceredigion, Wales, UK
12.6km (7.8 miles) 4 Penrhiw Mine (Penyberth Mine), Ystumtuen, Cwmrheidol, Ceredigion, Wales, UK
13.4km (8.3 miles) 5 Aberffrwdd Mine (Aberfrwdd Gothic Mine; East Aberffrwdd Mine; Aberffrwdd and Bonsall Mine; Gothic Mine), Devil's Bridge, Upper Llanfihangell-y-Creuddyn, Ceredigion, Wales, UK
14.3km (8.9 miles) 6 Mynach Vale Mine (Ty Gwyn Mine; De Broke Mine), Devil's Bridge, Upper Llanfihangell-y-Creuddyn, Ceredigion, Wales, UK
14.4km (9.0 miles) 7 Dylife Mine (Pen Dylife Mine; Esgairgaled Mine; Llechwedd Ddu Mine; Blaen Twymyn Mine), Dylife, Machynlleth, Powys, Wales, UK
14.6km (9.1 miles) 8 Bodcoll Mine (Gertrude Mine; South Wales Mine), Devil's Bridge, Upper Llanfihangell-y-Creuddyn, Ceredigion, Wales, UK
15.1km (9.4 miles) 9 Siglenlas Mine, Llangurig, Powys, Wales, UK
Mineral and/or Locality  
Mindat.org is an outreach project of the Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization.
Copyright © mindat.org and the Hudson Institute of Mineralogy 1993-2016, except where stated. Mindat.org relies on the contributions of thousands of members and supporters.
Privacy Policy - Terms & Conditions - Contact Us Current server date and time: September 27, 2016 20:12:53
Go to top of page