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Pyrite from
Wheal Penrose, Porthleven, Mount's Bay District, Cornwall, England, UK

Description
Quality of samples:not specified / average specimens
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Collins, J.H. (1892): "A Handbook to the Mineralogy of Cornwall and Devon", 2nd ed., D. Bradford Barton Ltd. (Truro, UK), pp. 108.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Pyrite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Wheal Penrose, Porthleven, Mount's Bay District, Cornwall, England, UK
Photo GalleryView Gallery (2 photos)
Nearest other occurrences of Pyrite
0.7km (0.4 miles) Wheal Rose (Wheal Lomax), Porthleven, Mount's Bay District, Cornwall, England, UK
2.6km (1.6 miles) Hanson Mines (Anson Mines), Porthleven, Mount's Bay District, Cornwall, England, UK
3.8km (2.4 miles) Great Wheal Fortune, Breage, Mount's Bay District, Cornwall, England, UK
5.1km (3.2 miles) Wheal Trannack, Trannack, Wendron, Wendron & Falmouth District, Cornwall, England, UK
5.2km (3.2 miles) Wheal Vor (Great Wheal Vor), Carleen, Breage, Mount's Bay District, Cornwall, England, UK
5.8km (3.6 miles) Polladras Downs Mine, Carleen, Breage, Mount's Bay District, Cornwall, England, UK
6.3km (3.9 miles) Wheal Prospidnick, Sithney, Mount's Bay District, Cornwall, England, UK
6.8km (4.2 miles) Great Work Mine (incl. Leeds Mine), Godolphin Cross, Breage, Mount's Bay District, Cornwall, England, UK
7.1km (4.4 miles) Polurian Cove, Mullion, Lizard Peninsula, Cornwall, England, UK
7.8km (4.9 miles) Godolphin Mine (Godolphin Bal), Godolphin Cross, Breage, Mount's Bay District, Cornwall, England, UK
7.9km (4.9 miles) Wheal Roots (Poldark Mine), Trenear, Wendron, Wendron & Falmouth District, Cornwall, England, UK
8.3km (5.2 miles) West Godolphin Mine (Wheal Junket), Breage, Mount's Bay District, Cornwall, England, UK
8.6km (5.3 miles) South Wendron Mine (South Wheal Lovell; Lovell Consols), Trewennack, Wendron, Wendron & Falmouth District, Cornwall, England, UK
8.6km (5.4 miles) Croft Gothal Mine, St Hilary, Mount's Bay District, Cornwall, England, UK
8.8km (5.5 miles) Wheal Strawberry (Wheal Julia), West Briton Mine (Crowan Consols), Leedstown, Crowan, Mount's Bay District, Cornwall, England, UK
9.0km (5.6 miles) Retallack Mine, St Hilary, Mount's Bay District, Cornwall, England, UK
9.3km (5.8 miles) Binner Downs Mine, Leedstown, Crowan, Mount's Bay District, Cornwall, England, UK
9.5km (5.9 miles) Fatwork Mine, East Wheal Lovell (incl. Tregonebris Mine), Trewennack, Wendron, Wendron & Falmouth District, Cornwall, England, UK
9.7km (6.0 miles) Bassett & Grylls Mine (Porkellis Mine; Porkellis Tin Mines; Wheal Jantar; Balwath Mine), Porkellis, Wendron, Wendron & Falmouth District, Cornwall, England, UK
9.8km (6.1 miles) Carzise Consols, Leedstown, Crowan, Mount's Bay District, Cornwall, England, UK
9.9km (6.2 miles) Garlidna Mine, Garlidna United Mines, Porkellis, Wendron, Wendron & Falmouth District, Cornwall, England, UK
10.1km (6.3 miles) Wheal Friendship, St Hilary, Mount's Bay District, Cornwall, England, UK
10.3km (6.4 miles) Wheal Lambo, Wheal Tremayne, Fraddam, Gwinear-Gwithian, St Erth - Gwithian Area, Cornwall, England, UK
10.5km (6.6 miles) Wheal Vyvyan (incl. Wheal Fire), Constantine, Wendron & Falmouth District, Cornwall, England, UK
10.6km (6.6 miles) Wheal Tremayne, Fraddam, Gwinear-Gwithian, St Erth - Gwithian Area, Cornwall, England, UK
10.6km (6.6 miles) Penberthy Croft Mine, St Hilary, Mount's Bay District, Cornwall, England, UK
10.7km (6.7 miles) Wheal Providence, Wheal Tremayne, Fraddam, Gwinear-Gwithian, St Erth - Gwithian Area, Cornwall, England, UK
11.3km (7.0 miles) Wheal Kayle, Hayle, St Erth - Gwithian Area, Cornwall, England, UK
11.5km (7.2 miles) Balmynheer Mine, Porkellis, Wendron, Wendron & Falmouth District, Cornwall, England, UK
11.6km (7.2 miles) Trevarthian Downs Mine (Trevarthen Mine), Prosper United Mines (Marazion Mines), St Hilary, Mount's Bay District, Cornwall, England, UK
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