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

Mineral Species
Species:Pyrite
Formula:FeS2
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.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Gypsum3 photos of Pyrite associated with Gypsum at this locality.
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 (8 photos)
Nearest other occurrences of Pyrite
0.7km (0.4 miles) A Wheal Rose (Wheal Lomax), Porthleven, Mount's Bay District, Cornwall, England, UK
2.6km (1.6 miles) B Hanson Mines (Anson Mines), Porthleven, Mount's Bay District, Cornwall, England, UK
3.8km (2.4 miles) C Great Wheal Fortune, Breage, Mount's Bay District, Cornwall, England, UK
5.1km (3.2 miles) D Wheal Trannack, Trannack, Wendron, Wendron & Falmouth District, Cornwall, England, UK
5.2km (3.2 miles) E Wheal Vor (Great Wheal Vor), Carleen, Breage, Mount's Bay District, Cornwall, England, UK
5.8km (3.6 miles) F Polladras Downs Mine, Carleen, Breage, Mount's Bay District, Cornwall, England, UK
6.3km (3.9 miles) G Wheal Prospidnick, Sithney, Mount's Bay District, Cornwall, England, UK
6.8km (4.2 miles) H Great Work Mine (incl. Leeds Mine), Godolphin Cross, Breage, Mount's Bay District, Cornwall, England, UK
7.1km (4.4 miles) I Polurian Cove, Mullion, Lizard Peninsula, Cornwall, England, UK
7.8km (4.9 miles) J Godolphin Mine (Godolphin Bal), Godolphin Cross, Breage, Mount's Bay District, Cornwall, England, UK
7.9km (4.9 miles) K Wheal Roots (Poldark Mine), Trenear, Wendron, Wendron & Falmouth District, Cornwall, England, UK
8.3km (5.2 miles) L West Godolphin Mine (Wheal Junket), Breage, Mount's Bay District, Cornwall, England, UK
8.6km (5.3 miles) M South Wendron Mine (South Wheal Lovell; Lovell Consols), Trewennack, Wendron, Wendron & Falmouth District, Cornwall, England, UK
8.6km (5.4 miles) N Croft Gothal Mine, St Hilary, Mount's Bay District, Cornwall, England, UK
8.8km (5.5 miles) O Wheal Strawberry (Wheal Julia), West Briton Mine (Crowan Consols), Leedstown, Crowan, Mount's Bay District, Cornwall, England, UK
9.0km (5.6 miles) P Retallack Mine, St Hilary, Mount's Bay District, Cornwall, England, UK
9.3km (5.8 miles) Q Binner Downs Mine, Leedstown, Crowan, Mount's Bay District, Cornwall, England, UK
9.5km (5.9 miles) R Fatwork Mine, East Wheal Lovell (incl. Tregonebris Mine), Trewennack, Wendron, Wendron & Falmouth District, Cornwall, England, UK
9.7km (6.0 miles) S 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) T Carzise Consols, Leedstown, Crowan, Mount's Bay District, Cornwall, England, UK
9.9km (6.2 miles) U Garlidna Mine, Garlidna United Mines, Porkellis, Wendron, Wendron & Falmouth District, Cornwall, England, UK
10.1km (6.3 miles) V Wheal Friendship, St Hilary, Mount's Bay District, Cornwall, England, UK
10.3km (6.4 miles) W Wheal Lambo, Wheal Tremayne, Fraddam, Gwinear-Gwithian, St Erth - Gwithian Area, Cornwall, England, UK
10.5km (6.6 miles) X Wheal Vyvyan (incl. Wheal Fire), Constantine, Wendron & Falmouth District, Cornwall, England, UK
10.6km (6.6 miles) Y Wheal Tremayne, Fraddam, Gwinear-Gwithian, St Erth - Gwithian Area, Cornwall, England, UK
10.6km (6.6 miles) Z Penberthy Croft Mine, St Hilary, Mount's Bay District, Cornwall, England, UK
10.7km (6.7 miles) 0 Wheal Providence, Wheal Tremayne, Fraddam, Gwinear-Gwithian, St Erth - Gwithian Area, Cornwall, England, UK
11.3km (7.0 miles) 1 Wheal Kayle, Hayle, St Erth - Gwithian Area, Cornwall, England, UK
11.5km (7.2 miles) 2 Balmynheer Mine, Porkellis, Wendron, Wendron & Falmouth District, Cornwall, England, UK
11.6km (7.2 miles) 3 Trevarthian Downs Mine (Trevarthen Mine), Prosper United Mines (Marazion Mines), St Hilary, Mount's Bay District, Cornwall, England, UK
11.7km (7.3 miles) 4 New Rosewarne Mine, Rosewarne United Mines, Gwinear-Gwithian, St Erth - Gwithian Area, Cornwall, England, UK
12.0km (7.4 miles) 5 Wheal Prosper, Prosper United Mines (Marazion Mines), St Hilary, Mount's Bay District, Cornwall, England, UK
12.0km (7.5 miles) 6 Relistian Mine (Relistien Mine; Relistian Consols), Reawla, Gwinear-Gwithian, St Erth - Gwithian Area, Cornwall, England, UK
12.4km (7.7 miles) 7 Wheal Elizabeth, St Erth, St Erth - Gwithian Area, Cornwall, England, UK
12.4km (7.7 miles) 8 The Rill, Mullion, Lizard Peninsula, Cornwall, England, UK
12.6km (7.8 miles) 9 Wheal Herland (Old Herland Mine; Manor Mine; North Wheal Herland), Rosewarne and Herland United Mines (Rosewarne and Herland Mine; incl. Wheal Fancy; Wheal Pleasure), Copperhouse, Gwinear-Gwithian, St Erth - Gwithian Area, Cornwall, England, UK
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