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Bournonite from
Herodsfoot Mine (North Herodsfoot Mine), Lanreath, Liskeard District, Cornwall, England, UK

Description
Comments:Crystals on quartz, 2.25 inches
Habit:Crystals to 11cm, cogwheels to 6cm
Colour:gray
Quality of samples:Excellent - world class for species or very significant. (!!)
Rarity at site:Common
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Hall, T.M. (1868): The Mineralogist's Directory. Edward Stanford (London), 168 pp.; Henwood, W.J. (1871): Transactions of the Royal Geological Society of Cornwall 8(1), 699-722; MinRec 31:29; Embrey & Symes, 1987, 86; Starkey, R. E. (2012) The Herodsfoot Mine, Lanreath, Cornwall, England. Mineralogical Record 43:411-486.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Bournonite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Herodsfoot Mine (North Herodsfoot Mine), Lanreath, Liskeard District, Cornwall, England, UK
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Nearest other occurrences of Bournonite
0.6km (0.4 miles) South Herodsfoot Mine, Lanreath, Liskeard District, Cornwall, England, UK
25.0km (15.5 miles) Pengenna Mine, St Kew, Wadebridge District, Cornwall, England, UK
25.5km (15.9 miles) Greystones Quarry, Lezant, Callington District, Cornwall, England, UK
27.8km (17.3 miles) Treore Mine, St Endellion, Wadebridge District, Cornwall, England, UK
28.5km (17.7 miles) Bounds Cliff, St Endellion, Wadebridge District, Cornwall, England, UK
28.5km (17.7 miles) Barrett 's Zawn, St Teath, Wadebridge District, Cornwall, England, UK
28.7km (17.8 miles) Tresungers Mine (Rose Mine; Wheal Arthur), Port Isaac, St Endellion, Wadebridge District, Cornwall, England, UK
28.8km (17.9 miles) Wheal Boys (Trewetha Mine; Old Trewetha Mine), Port Isaac, St Endellion, Wadebridge District, Cornwall, England, UK
29.5km (18.3 miles) Tregardock Mine (Tregarget Mine), Treligga, St Teath, Wadebridge District, Cornwall, England, UK
32.6km (20.3 miles) Credis Mine (Cridis Mine; Criddis Mine), Padstow, Wadebridge District, Cornwall, England, UK
34.2km (21.3 miles) Emily Mine, Wembury, Tavistock District, Devon, England, UK
35.7km (22.2 miles) Treveglos Mine (Wheal Friendship), Trevorgus and Treveglos Mines, St Merryn, Wadebridge District, Cornwall, England, UK
50.1km (31.1 miles) Swanpool Mine, Falmouth, Wendron & Falmouth District, Cornwall, England, UK
50.8km (31.5 miles) Newporth Beach, Falmouth, Wendron & Falmouth District, Cornwall, England, UK
55.0km (34.2 miles) Wheal Anna Maria (Budock Vean Mine; Pedenpoll Mine), Mawnan, Wendron & Falmouth District, Cornwall, England, UK
167.8km (104.3 miles) St Elvis Mine, Dinas Fawr, Solva, Pembrokeshire (Dyfed), Wales, UK
225.9km (140.3 miles) Bodennec, Bolazec, Finistère, Brittany, France
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