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Enysite

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Name:
For Mr John S. Enys F.G.S. who owned the caves where it was discovered.
Discredited mineral. Topotype material shown to be woodwardite, and possibly brochantite and connellite.

Original type locality was Trevaunance Cove, St Agnes, Cornwall ("one of the caves at the old quay")

Classification of Enysite

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Other Names for Enysite

Name in Other Languages:
German:Enysit
Spanish:Enysita

Other Information

Health Risks:
No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.

References for Enysite

Reference List:
Min. Mag. Vol.1 p.8 (Le Neve Foster)

Min. Mag. Vol.1 p.11 (Collins)

Internet Links for Enysite

Localities for Enysite

map shows a selection of localities that have latitude and longitude coordinates recorded. Click on the symbol to view information about a locality. The symbol next to localities in the list can be used to jump to that position on the map.
(TL) indicates type locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) indicates first recorded locality for everything else. ? indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. All other localities listed without reference should be considered as uncertain and unproven until references can be found.
UK
 
  • England
    • Cornwall
      • St Agnes District
        • St Agnes
          • St Agnes Consols (Polberro Consols)
P Haas collection
Goley, P. and Williams R. (1995) Cornish Mineral Reference Manual. Endsleigh Publications
Mineral and/or Locality  
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