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Bornite from
Kennisham Hill Mine, Luxborough, Brendon Hills, Somerset, England, UK

Description
Comments:Masses to a few mm as a purple-red (horse flesh ore) tarnished alteration of Chalcopyrite
Quality of samples:Poor for species, only of interest for locality collectors. (#)
Rarity at site:Rare
Confirmation
Validity:Confirmed
Confirmation Methods:Visual Identification
References
References:Steve Rust Collection
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Bornite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Kennisham Hill Mine, Luxborough, Brendon Hills, Somerset, England, UK
Nearest other occurrences of Bornite
17.9km (11.1 miles) Wheal Eliza (Wheal Maria), Simonsbath, Somerset, England, UK
22.6km (14.0 miles) Bampfylde Mine, North Molton, North Devon, Devon, England, UK
26.8km (16.7 miles) Broomfield Consols, Broomfield, Somerset, England, UK
48.0km (29.8 miles) Banwell Hill, Banwell, Somerset, England, UK
56.5km (35.1 miles) Littleham Bay, Budleigh Salterton, East Devon, Devon, England, UK
82.7km (51.4 miles) Little Duke Mine (North Tavy Mine), Tavistock Hamlets, Tavistock District, Devon, England, UK
83.8km (52.1 miles) Gunnislake Clitters Mine, Clitters United Mines, Gunnislake, Calstock, Callington District, Cornwall, England, UK
84.7km (52.6 miles) Hingston Down Quarry, Gunnislake, Calstock, Callington District, Cornwall, England, UK
93.5km (58.1 miles) Desolation Point, Countisbury, Lynton, North Devon, Devon, England, UK
93.9km (58.3 miles) Marke Valley Mine, Upton Cross, Linkinhorne, Liskeard District, Cornwall, England, UK
95.7km (59.5 miles) South Caradon Mine, Caradon Hill, St Cleer, Liskeard District, Cornwall, England, UK
96.3km (59.8 miles) Craddock Moor Mine, Craddock Moor, St Cleer, Liskeard District, Cornwall, England, UK
110.8km (68.8 miles) Wheal Boys (Trewetha Mine; Old Trewetha Mine), Port Isaac, St Endellion, Wadebridge District, Cornwall, England, UK
118.9km (73.9 miles) Fowey Consols (incl. Wheal Treasure; Wheal Fortune; Wheal Chance), Tywardreath, St Austell District, Cornwall, England, UK
122.2km (75.9 miles) Pembroke Mine, South Par Mine, St Blazey, St Austell District, Cornwall, England, UK
122.3km (76.0 miles) East Crinnis Mine (incl. Wheal Rowe), South Par Mine, St Blazey, St Austell District, Cornwall, England, UK
123.5km (76.8 miles) Crinnis Mine (Great Crinnis Mine; Carlyon Consolidated Mine), Carlyon Bay, Carlyon, St Austell District, Cornwall, England, UK
125.2km (77.8 miles) Dolyhir Quarry, Wethel, Old Radnor, Powys (Radnorshire), Wales, UK
125.5km (78.0 miles) Polmear Mine (incl. South Polmear Mine), Duporth, St Austell Bay, St Austell District, Cornwall, England, UK
139.4km (86.6 miles) Cwmystwyth Mine, Cwmystwyth, Upper Llanfihangell-y-Creuddyn, Ceredigion (Dyfed; Cardiganshire), Wales, UK
146.6km (91.1 miles) Perran St George Mine (Perran Great St George Mine; Great St George Mine; Perran St George United Mine), Perran St George and Droskyn Mines, Perranzabuloe, St Agnes District, Cornwall, England, UK
147.4km (91.6 miles) Cligga Head, Perranzabuloe, St Agnes District, Cornwall, England, UK
150.0km (93.2 miles) Wheal Falmouth, Falmouth and Sperries Mine, Baldhu, Kea, Camborne - Redruth - St Day District, Cornwall, England, UK
151.1km (93.9 miles) Llechwedd Helyg Mine (Willow Bank Mine), Pen-bont Rhydybeddau, Trefeirig, Ceredigion (Dyfed; Cardiganshire), Wales, UK
152.5km (94.8 miles) Mount Wellington Mine (Wheal Magpie), Cusgarne, Gwennap, Camborne - Redruth - St Day District, Cornwall, England, UK
153.7km (95.5 miles) Wheal Unity, St Day United Mines (Poldice Mines), Gwennap, Camborne - Redruth - St Day District, Cornwall, England, UK
154.1km (95.7 miles) Carharrack Mine, St Day United Mines (Poldice Mines), Gwennap, Camborne - Redruth - St Day District, Cornwall, England, UK
154.2km (95.8 miles) Wheal Gorland, St Day United Mines (Poldice Mines), Gwennap, Camborne - Redruth - St Day District, Cornwall, England, UK
154.3km (95.9 miles) Wheal Jewel (incl. Wheal Quick), Crofthandy, Gwennap, Camborne - Redruth - St Day District, Cornwall, England, UK
154.5km (96.0 miles) Poldory Mine, United Mines (Gwennap United Mines), Clifford Amalgamated Mines, Gwennap, Camborne - Redruth - St Day District, Cornwall, England, UK
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