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Cassiterite from
Botallack Mine sett, Botallack, St Just, St Just District, Cornwall, England, UK

Mineral Species
Species:Cassiterite
Formula:SnO2
Description
Quality of samples:not specified / average specimens
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Hall, T.M. (1868): The Mineralogist's Directory. Edward Stanford (London), 168 pp.; Reid, C., Flett, J.S., Wilkinson, B.S.N., Dixon, E.E.L., Pollard, W., and MacAlister, D.A. (1907): The Geology of the Land's End District. HMSO Publications (London), pp. 101-102
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Tourmaline4 photos of Cassiterite associated with Tourmaline at this locality.
Chalcocite1 photo of Cassiterite associated with Chalcocite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Cassiterite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Botallack Mine sett, Botallack, St Just, St Just District, Cornwall, England, UK
Photo GalleryView Gallery (11 photos)
Localities for Cassiterite in this region
Carnyorth Mine (Nineveh Mine), Botallack Mine sett, Botallack, St Just, St Just District, Cornwall, England, UK
Grylls Bunny, Botallack Mine sett, Botallack, St Just, St Just District, Cornwall, England, UK
Parknoweth Mine (Wheal Buzza; Truthwall Mine), Botallack Mine sett, Botallack, St Just, St Just District, Cornwall, England, UK
Wheal Cock, Botallack Mine sett, Botallack, St Just, St Just District, Cornwall, England, UK
Wheal Hazard, Botallack Mine sett, Botallack, St Just, St Just District, Cornwall, England, UK
Nearest other occurrences of Cassiterite
0.4km (0.3 miles) A West Wheal Owles (Cargodna Mine), Botallack, St Just, St Just District, Cornwall, England, UK
0.6km (0.3 miles) B Wheal Edward, Botallack, St Just, St Just District, Cornwall, England, UK
0.6km (0.4 miles) C Spearn Moor Mine, Spearn Consols (Wheal Spearn), Trewellard, St Just, St Just District, Cornwall, England, UK
0.7km (0.4 miles) D Stamps and Jowl Zawn (Roscommon Cliff), Cliff outcrops, Botallack, St Just, St Just District, Cornwall, England, UK
0.8km (0.5 miles) E Wheal Owles, Botallack, St Just, St Just District, Cornwall, England, UK
0.8km (0.5 miles) F Spearn Consols (Wheal Spearn), Trewellard, St Just, St Just District, Cornwall, England, UK
1.0km (0.6 miles) G Wheal Drea, Botallack, St Just, St Just District, Cornwall, England, UK
1.2km (0.7 miles) H Levant Mine, Trewellard, St Just, St Just District, Cornwall, England, UK
1.3km (0.8 miles) I Boscean Mine, Kenidjack Valley, St Just, St Just District, Cornwall, England, UK
1.3km (0.8 miles) J North Levant Mine (East Levant Mine), Geevor Mine (North Levant Mine), Pendeen, St Just, St Just District, Cornwall, England, UK
1.3km (0.8 miles) K Boswedden Mine (incl. Wheal Praze; Wheal Williams; Yankee Boy Mine), Kenidjack Valley, St Just, St Just District, Cornwall, England, UK
1.4km (0.8 miles) L Wheal Grouse, Botallack, St Just, St Just District, Cornwall, England, UK
1.4km (0.9 miles) M Wheal Castle, Boswedden Mine (incl. Wheal Praze; Wheal Williams; Yankee Boy Mine), Kenidjack Valley, St Just, St Just District, Cornwall, England, UK
1.4km (0.9 miles) N Goldings Mine, Boscean Mine, Kenidjack Valley, St Just, St Just District, Cornwall, England, UK
1.5km (0.9 miles) O Wheal Call (Wheal Cole; Wheal Coal), Boswedden Mine (incl. Wheal Praze; Wheal Williams; Yankee Boy Mine), Kenidjack Valley, St Just, St Just District, Cornwall, England, UK
1.6km (1.0 miles) P Geevor Mine (North Levant Mine), Pendeen, St Just, St Just District, Cornwall, England, UK
1.7km (1.0 miles) Q Wheal Cunning, St Just, St Just District, Cornwall, England, UK
1.9km (1.2 miles) R Wheal Carne (Wheal Maitland; Wheal London), Geevor Mine (North Levant Mine), Pendeen, St Just, St Just District, Cornwall, England, UK
1.9km (1.2 miles) S Wheal Bal, Trewellard, St Just, St Just District, Cornwall, England, UK
2.1km (1.3 miles) T Priest's Cove (Porth Just), Cape Cornwall, St Just, St Just District, Cornwall, England, UK
2.1km (1.3 miles) U Boscaswell Downs Mine, Pendeen, St Just, St Just District, Cornwall, England, UK
2.1km (1.3 miles) V Little Bounds Mine, St Just Amalgamated Mines (incl. Wheal Penzance), St Just, St Just District, Cornwall, England, UK
2.2km (1.4 miles) W Bollawal Mine, Carn Gloose, St Just, St Just District, Cornwall, England, UK
2.4km (1.5 miles) X Wheal Bellan (Wheal Bellon), Cot Valley, St Just, St Just District, Cornwall, England, UK
2.6km (1.6 miles) Y Bosorne Mine, Cot Valley, St Just, St Just District, Cornwall, England, UK
2.6km (1.6 miles) Z East Boscaswell Mine (Wheal Hearle), Pendeen, St Just, St Just District, Cornwall, England, UK
2.8km (1.7 miles) 0 Wheal Hermon (Wheal St Just), Cot Valley, St Just, St Just District, Cornwall, England, UK
3.0km (1.9 miles) 1 Pendeen Consols, Pendeen, St Just, St Just District, Cornwall, England, UK
3.1km (2.0 miles) 2 Wheal Letcha, Hendra, St Just, St Just District, Cornwall, England, UK
3.2km (2.0 miles) 3 Hobboys Mine, Balleswidden Mine, St Just, St Just District, Cornwall, England, UK
3.2km (2.0 miles) 4 Kelynack Mine, Cot Valley, St Just, St Just District, Cornwall, England, UK
3.2km (2.0 miles) 5 Wheal Oak, Wheal Letcha, Hendra, St Just, St Just District, Cornwall, England, UK
3.3km (2.1 miles) 6 Wheal Augusta, Dowran, St Just, St Just District, Cornwall, England, UK
3.5km (2.2 miles) 7 Balleswidden Mine, St Just, St Just District, Cornwall, England, UK
3.6km (2.2 miles) 8 Wheal Diamond (Wheal Damsel), Nanquidno, St Just, St Just District, Cornwall, England, UK
3.6km (2.2 miles) 9 Bosworlas Mine, Cot Valley, St Just, St Just District, Cornwall, England, UK
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