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Sphalerite 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

Description
Comments:Massive vein mineral
Habit:Massive, veinlets
Colour:Brown
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 Sphalerite 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 Sphalerite
1.9km (1.2 miles) Blaenceulan Mine, Talybont, Ceulanymaesmawr, Ceredigion, Wales, UK
2.1km (1.3 miles) 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) Camdwrbach Mine (Cambrian South Mine), Nant-y-Moch Reservoir area, Talybont, Ceulanymaesmawr, Ceredigion, Wales, UK
3.0km (1.9 miles) Henfwlch Mine, Nant-y-Moch Reservoir area, Talybont, Ceulanymaesmawr, Ceredigion, Wales, UK
3.4km (2.1 miles) Hafan Mine (Canninog Mine; Bwlch Canninog Mine), Nant-y-Moch Reservoir area, Talybont, Ceulanymaesmawr, Ceredigion, Wales, UK
3.7km (2.3 miles) Ystrad Einion Mine (Dolgoch Mine), Furnace, Ysgubor-y-coed, Ceredigion, Wales, UK
3.7km (2.3 miles) Bryn-yr-Afr Mine, Nant-y-Moch Reservoir area, Ponterwyd, Trefeirig, Ceredigion, Wales, UK
4.2km (2.6 miles) Bwlch Glas Mine, Talybont, Ceulanymaesmawr, Ceredigion, Wales, UK
4.3km (2.7 miles) Camdwrmawr Mine, Nant-y-Moch Reservoir area, Ponterwyd, Trefeirig, Ceredigion, Wales, UK
5.1km (3.2 miles) Bwlch Ystyllen Mine, Nant-y-Moch Reservoir area, Ponterwyd, Trefeirig, Ceredigion, Wales, UK
6.6km (4.1 miles) Pensarn Mine, Tre-Taliesin, Llangynfelyn, Ceredigion, Wales, UK
6.9km (4.3 miles) Brynarian Mine (Cardigan Bay Consols Mine), Tre-Taliesin, Llangynfelyn, Ceredigion, Wales, UK
7.5km (4.7 miles) Lletty Evanhen Mine (Vaughan Mine), Bontgoch, Trefeirig, Ceredigion, Wales, UK
7.6km (4.7 miles) Penpontbren Mine (Penypontbren Mine; Penpombren Mine), Talybont, Ceulanymaesmawr, Ceredigion, Wales, UK
7.6km (4.7 miles) Erglodd mine (Eurglawdd Mine), Tre-Taliesin, Llangynfelyn, Ceredigion, Wales, UK
8.2km (5.1 miles) Alltycrib Mine (Talybont Mine; Middleton Mine; North Cardigan Mine), Talybont, Ceulanymaesmawr, Ceredigion, Wales, UK
8.3km (5.1 miles) Llechwedd Helyg Mine (Willow Bank Mine), Pen-bont Rhydybeddau, Trefeirig, Ceredigion, Wales, UK
8.3km (5.2 miles) Mynydd Gorddu Mine, Bontgoch (Elerch), Ceulanymaesmawr, Ceredigion, Wales, UK
8.4km (5.2 miles) Cwmsymlog Mine (East Daren Mine; Gwaithddu Mine), Goginan, Trefeirig, Ceredigion, Wales, UK
9.2km (5.7 miles) Cwmerfin Mine, Cwmerfyn, Trefeirig, Ceredigion, Wales, UK
9.2km (5.7 miles) Bwlchrhennaid Mine (Level Newydd Mine), Pen-bont Rhydybeddau, Trefeirig, Ceredigion, Wales, UK
9.3km (5.8 miles) Bwlch Mine (Bwlch Consols Mine; Bwlch United Mine; Bwlch Cwmerfin Mine), Pen-bont Rhydybeddau, Trefeirig, Ceredigion, Wales, UK
9.9km (6.2 miles) Daren Mine (Old Daren Mine; Darren Consolidated Mine; Daren United Mine; Great Darren Mine; Darren Mine), Pen-bont Rhydybeddau, Trefeirig, Ceredigion, Wales, UK
10.3km (6.4 miles) Goginan Mine, Goginan, Melindwr, Ceredigion, Wales, UK
10.4km (6.5 miles) Llywernog Mine (Ponterwyd Mine), Ponterwyd, Cwmrheidol, Ceredigion, Wales, UK
10.5km (6.5 miles) Nantiago Mine (Plynlimmon Mine), Hafren Forest, Powys, Wales, UK
10.9km (6.8 miles) 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) Dyfngwm mine, Penegoes, Powys, Wales, UK
12.4km (7.7 miles) Bwlchgwyn Mine (Nanteos Mine), Ystumtuen, Cwmrheidol, Ceredigion, Wales, UK
12.5km (7.7 miles) Nantycreiau Mine, Ponterwyd, Cwmrheidol, Ceredigion, Wales, UK
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