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Greystones Quarry, Lezant, Cornwall, England, UKi
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General view of the quarry from the viewing platform October 2015

Greystones Quarry, Lezant, Cornwall, England, UK
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
50° 36' 5'' North , 4° 18' 48'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
UK National Grid Reference:
SX363806
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Launceston8,910 (2017)5.1km
Lifton1,180 (2018)5.2km
Lamerton859 (2018)9.4km
Gunnislake4,044 (2017)11.1km
Callington5,786 (2017)11.1km


A modern operation worked for roadstone, Greystone Quarry is situated on the strike of a lode system worked by several small 19th century lead mines (Greystone silver lead mine, Wheal Sophia, North Tamar). The quarry cuts the eastern end of the vein system worked by the latter mine.

Regions containing this locality

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EuropeContinent
British IslesGroup of Islands
Devon and Cornwall metalliferous mining district, England, UKMining District
Callington and Tavistock Mining District, Cornwall/Devon, England, UKMining District

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


63 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Acanthite ?
Formula: Ag2S
Description: Identified as minute black crystals and crusts on native solve on a single specimen and considered to be post-mining in origin. Ref: Famous British Mineral Localities: Greystone Quarry, Lezant, Cornwall. N Elton, D Green, J Hooper & S Weiss. UK Journal of Mines & Minerals No 24 2004, pp 9-28
Reference: [Golley & Williams, 1995 - "Cornish Mineral Reference Manual", 1]
Anglesite
Formula: PbSO4
Reference: Goley, P. and Williams R. (1995) Cornish Mineral Reference Manual. Endsleigh Publications
Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Reference: Goley, P. and Williams R. (1995) Cornish Mineral Reference Manual. Endsleigh Publications
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Goley, P. and Williams R. (1995) Cornish Mineral Reference Manual. Endsleigh Publications
Aurichalcite
Formula: (Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Reference: Goley, P. and Williams R. (1995) Cornish Mineral Reference Manual. Endsleigh Publications
'Bindheimite'
Formula: Pb2Sb2O6O
Reference: Goley, P. and Williams R. (1995) Cornish Mineral Reference Manual. Endsleigh Publications
Birnessite ?
Formula: (Na,Ca)0.5(Mn4+,Mn3+)2O4 · 1.5H2O
Description: Although a near Birnessite mineral was recorded by Golley and Williams 1995, recent analysis of similar material although showing manganese, calcium and lead to be present, gave an XRD pattern that could not be matched with any known species
Reference: Famous British Mineral Localities: Greystone Quarry, Lezant, Cornwall. N Elton, D Green, J Hooper & S Weiss. UK Journal of Mines & Minerals No 24 2004, pp 9-28
Bournonite
Formula: PbCuSbS3
Reference: No reference listed
Brochantite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Reference: Famous British Mineral Localities: Greystone Quarry, Lezant, Cornwall. N Elton, D Green, J Hooper & S Weiss. UK Journal of Mines & Minerals No 24, 2004, pp 9-28
Bustamite
Formula: CaMn2+(Si2O6)
Reference: Dale Foster Collection
Cacoxenite ?
Formula: Fe3+24AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
Description: Thought to be of questionable provenance and to have been dumped at the quarry by collectors. There is no evidence of cacoxinite being found insitu at Greystone Quarry. Ref: Famous British Mineral Localities: Greystone Quarry, Lezant, Cornwall. N Elton, D Green, J Hooper & S Weiss. UK Journal of Mines & Minerals No 24, 2004, pp 9-28
Reference: [Golley & Williams, 1996, 13 - "Cornish Mineral Reference Manual"]
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: No reference listed
Caledonite
Formula: Pb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Reference: Goley, P. and Williams R. (1995) Cornish Mineral Reference Manual. Endsleigh Publications
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: [Golley & Williams, 1995, 15 - "Cornish Mineral Reference Manual"]
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: No reference listed
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Description: Blue-green crusts described as chrysocolla on the basis of EDAX analysis.
Reference: Famous British Mineral Localities: Greystone Quarry, Lezant, Cornwall. N Elton, D Green, J Hooper & S Weiss. UK Journal of Mines & Minerals No 24, 2004, pp 9-28
Clinochlore
Formula: Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Reference: Famous British Mineral Localities: Greystone Quarry, Lezant, Cornwall. N Elton, D Green, J Hooper & S Weiss. UK Journal of Mines & Minerals No 24, 2004, pp 9-28
Copper
Formula: Cu
Reference: Famous British Mineral Localities: Greystone Quarry, Lezant, Cornwall. N Elton, D Green, J Hooper & S Weiss. UK Journal of Mines & Minerals No 24, 2004, pp 9-28
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Description: Blue crusts and minute scaly hexagonal crystals found with supergene copper minerals. Confirmed by EDAX
Reference: Famous British Mineral Localities: Greystone Quarry, Lezant, Cornwall. N Elton, D Green, J Hooper & S Weiss. UK Journal of Mines & Minerals No 24, 2004, pp 9-28
Crocoite
Formula: PbCrO4
Reference: Famous British Mineral Localities: Greystone Quarry, Lezant, Cornwall. N Elton, D Green, J Hooper & S Weiss. UK Journal of Mines & Minerals No 24, 2004, pp 9-28
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Description: Confirmed by EDAX
Reference: Famous British Mineral Localities: Greystone Quarry, Lezant, Cornwall. N Elton, D Green, J Hooper & S Weiss. UK Journal of Mines & Minerals No 24, 2004, pp 9-28
Descloizite
Formula: PbZn(VO4)(OH)
Reference: Famous British Mineral Localities: Greystone Quarry, Lezant, Cornwall. N Elton, D Green, J Hooper & S Weiss. UK Journal of Mines & Minerals No 24, 2004, pp 9-28
Djurleite
Formula: Cu31S16
Reference: Famous British Mineral Localities: Greystone Quarry, Lezant, Cornwall. N Elton, D Green, J Hooper & S Weiss. UK Journal of Mines & Minerals No 24, 2004, pp 9-28
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Bill Gordon collection
Dundasite
Formula: PbAl2(CO3)2(OH)4 · H2O
Reference: Famous British Mineral Localities: Greystone Quarry, Lezant, Cornwall. N Elton, D Green, J Hooper & S Weiss. UK Journal of Mines & Minerals No 24, 2004, pp 9-28
Elyite
Formula: Pb4Cu(SO4)O2(OH)4 · H2O
Reference: UK Journal of Mines & Minerals Nr. 25, 2005
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Russell, A. (1946). On rhodonite and tephroite from Treburland manganese mine, Altarnun, Cornwall; and on rhodonite from other localities in Cornwall and Devonshire. Mineralogical Magazine, 27(194), 221-235.
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Description: Confirmed by EDAX
Reference: Famous British Mineral Localities: Greystone Quarry, Lezant, Cornwall. N Elton, D Green, J Hooper & S Weiss. UK Journal of Mines & Minerals No 24, 2004, pp 9-28
Harmotome
Formula: (Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
Reference: No reference listed
Hausmannite
Formula: Mn2+Mn3+2O4
Reference: Famous British Mineral Localities: Greystone Quarry, Lezant, Cornwall. N Elton, D Green, J Hooper & S Weiss. UK Journal of Mines & Minerals No 24, 2004, pp 9-28
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Famous British Mineral Localities: Greystone Quarry, Lezant, Cornwall. N Elton, D Green, J Hooper & S Weiss. UK Journal of Mines & Minerals No 24, 2004, pp 9-28
Hemimorphite
Formula: Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Reference: Goley, P. and Williams R. (1995) Cornish Mineral Reference Manual. Endsleigh Publications
Hydrocerussite
Formula: Pb3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: Famous British Mineral Localities: Greystone Quarry, Lezant, Cornwall. N Elton, D Green, J Hooper & S Weiss. UK Journal of Mines & Minerals No 24, 2004, pp 9-28
Hydrozincite
Formula: Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Reference: Goley, P. and Williams R. (1995) Cornish Mineral Reference Manual. Endsleigh Publications
Jarosite
Formula: KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: Famous British Mineral Localities: Greystone Quarry, Lezant, Cornwall. N Elton, D Green, J Hooper & S Weiss. UK Journal of Mines & Minerals No 24, 2004, pp 9-28
Leadhillite
Formula: Pb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2
Reference: Goley, P. and Williams R. (1995) Cornish Mineral Reference Manual. Endsleigh Publications
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: No reference listed
Linarite
Formula: PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Reference: Goley, P. and Williams R. (1995) Cornish Mineral Reference Manual. Endsleigh Publications
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Description: Confirmed by EDAX
Reference: Famous British Mineral Localities: Greystone Quarry, Lezant, Cornwall. N Elton, D Green, J Hooper & S Weiss. UK Journal of Mines & Minerals No 24, 2004, pp 9-28
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: No reference listed
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Description: lenticular crystals in parallel growth forming a metallic crust on calcite
Reference: Famous British Mineral Localities: Greystone Quarry, Lezant, Cornwall. N Elton, D Green, J Hooper & S Weiss. UK Journal of Mines & Minerals No 24, 2004, pp 9-28
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Famous British Mineral Localities: Greystone Quarry, Lezant, Cornwall. N Elton, D Green, J Hooper & S Weiss. UK Journal of Mines & Minerals No 24, 2004, pp 9-28
Millerite
Formula: NiS
Reference: Goley, P. and Williams R. (1995) Cornish Mineral Reference Manual. Endsleigh Publications
Mimetite
Formula: Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Reference: Famous British Mineral Localities: Greystone Quarry, Lezant, Cornwall. N Elton, D Green, J Hooper & S Weiss. UK Journal of Mines & Minerals No 24, 2004, pp 9-28
Mottramite
Formula: PbCu(VO4)(OH)
Reference: Famous British Mineral Localities: Greystone Quarry, Lezant, Cornwall. N Elton, D Green, J Hooper & S Weiss. UK Journal of Mines & Minerals No 24, 2004, pp 9-28
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Famous British Mineral Localities: Greystone Quarry, Lezant, Cornwall. N Elton, D Green, J Hooper & S Weiss. UK Journal of Mines & Minerals No 24, 2004, pp 9-28
Plumbojarosite
Formula: Pb0.5Fe3+3(SO4)2(OH)6
Reference: Famous British Mineral Localities: Greystone Quarry, Lezant, Cornwall. N Elton, D Green, J Hooper & S Weiss. UK Journal of Mines & Minerals No 24, 2004, pp 9-28
Posnjakite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · H2O
Description: a component of blue-green crusts considered to be post mining in origin. It forms blue subhedral crystal to about 0.2mm ref: Famous British Mineral Localities: Greystone Quarry, Lezant, Cornwall. N Elton, D Green, J Hooper & S Weiss. UK Journal of Mines & Minerals No 24, 2004, pp 9-28
Reference: [Golley & Williams, 1995, 49 - "Cornish Mineral Reference Manual"]
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Famous British Mineral Localities: Greystone Quarry, Lezant, Cornwall. N Elton, D Green, J Hooper & S Weiss. UK Journal of Mines & Minerals No 24, 2004, pp 9-28
Pyrolusite
Formula: Mn4+O2
Reference: Golley & Williams 1995
Pyromorphite
Formula: Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Reference: Famous British Mineral Localities: Greystone Quarry, Lezant, Cornwall. N Elton, D Green, J Hooper & S Weiss. UK Journal of Mines & Minerals No 24, 2004, pp 9-28
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Famous British Mineral Localities: Greystone Quarry, Lezant, Cornwall. N Elton, D Green, J Hooper & S Weiss. UK Journal of Mines & Minerals No 24, 2004, pp 9-28
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: No reference listed
Quartz var: Jasper
Reference: No reference listed
Rhodonite
Formula: Mn2+SiO3
Reference: Goley, P. and Williams R. (1995) Cornish Mineral Reference Manual. Endsleigh Publications
Rosasite
Formula: (Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
Description: small green spherules associated with aurichalcite and hemimorphite
Reference: Famous British Mineral Localities: Greystone Quarry, Lezant, Cornwall. N Elton, D Green, J Hooper & S Weiss. UK Journal of Mines & Minerals No 24, 2004, pp 9-28
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Description: Confirmed by EDAX
Reference: Famous British Mineral Localities: Greystone Quarry, Lezant, Cornwall. N Elton, D Green, J Hooper & S Weiss. UK Journal of Mines & Minerals No 24, 2004, pp 9-28
Schmiederite
Formula: Pb2Cu2(Se6+O4)(Se4+O3)(OH)4
Reference: Famous British Mineral Localities: Greystone Quarry, Lezant, Cornwall. N Elton, D Green, J Hooper & S Weiss. UK Journal of Mines & Minerals No 24, 2004, pp 9-28
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Goley, P. and Williams R. (1995) Cornish Mineral Reference Manual. Endsleigh Publications
Silver
Formula: Ag
Description: Confirmed by EDAX
Reference: Famous British Mineral Localities: Greystone Quarry, Lezant, Cornwall. N Elton, D Green, J Hooper & S Weiss. UK Journal of Mines & Minerals No 24, 2004, pp 9-28
Smithsonite
Formula: ZnCO3
Description: Confirmed by EDAX
Reference: Famous British Mineral Localities: Greystone Quarry, Lezant, Cornwall. N Elton, D Green, J Hooper & S Weiss. UK Journal of Mines & Minerals No 24, 2004, pp 9-28
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Famous British Mineral Localities: Greystone Quarry, Lezant, Cornwall. N Elton, D Green, J Hooper & S Weiss. UK Journal of Mines & Minerals No 24, 2004, pp 9-28
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Reference: Famous British Mineral Localities: Greystone Quarry, Lezant, Cornwall. N Elton, D Green, J Hooper & S Weiss. UK Journal of Mines & Minerals No 24, 2004, pp 9-28
Vanadinite
Formula: Pb5(VO4)3Cl
Reference: Famous British Mineral Localities: Greystone Quarry, Lezant, Cornwall. N Elton, D Green, J Hooper & S Weiss. UK Journal of Mines & Minerals No 24, 2004, pp 9-28
Vauquelinite
Formula: Pb2Cu(CrO4)(PO4)(OH)
Description: Sulphur yellow aggregates of minute lath-like crystals on malackite. Confirmed by a combination of XRD, EDAX and IR. Specimen held in the Manchester Museum collection, accession number N13067.
Reference: Famous British Mineral Localities: Greystone Quarry, Lezant, Cornwall. N Elton, D Green, J Hooper & S Weiss. UK Journal of Mines & Minerals No 24, 2004, pp 9-28
Wulfenite
Formula: Pb(MoO4)
Habit: Platy
Colour: Yellow
Reference: Famous British Mineral Localities: Greystone Quarry, Lezant, Cornwall. N Elton, D Green, J Hooper & S Weiss. UK Journal of Mines & Minerals No 24, 2004, pp 9-28

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Copper1.AA.05Cu
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Acanthite ?2.BA.35Ag2S
Bournonite2.GA.50PbCuSbS3
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Djurleite2.BA.05Cu31S16
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Millerite2.CC.20NiS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Tetrahedrite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
'Bindheimite'4.DH.20Pb2Sb2O6O
Birnessite ?4.FL.45(Na,Ca)0.5(Mn4+,Mn3+)2O4 · 1.5H2O
Cuprite4.AA.10Cu2O
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hausmannite4.BB.10Mn2+Mn3+2O4
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Pyrolusite4.DB.05Mn4+O2
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Jasper4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Ankerite5.AB.10Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Aragonite5.AB.15CaCO3
Aurichalcite5.BA.15(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Dundasite5.DB.10PbAl2(CO3)2(OH)4 · H2O
Hydrocerussite5.BE.10Pb3(CO3)2(OH)2
Hydrozincite5.BA.15Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Leadhillite5.BF.40Pb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Rosasite5.BA.10(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Smithsonite5.AB.05ZnCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Anglesite7.AD.35PbSO4
Brochantite7.BB.25Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Caledonite7.BC.50Pb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Crocoite7.FA.20PbCrO4
Elyite7.DF.65Pb4Cu(SO4)O2(OH)4 · H2O
Jarosite7.BC.10KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Linarite7.BC.65PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Plumbojarosite7.BC.10Pb0.5Fe3+3(SO4)2(OH)6
Posnjakite7.DD.10Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · H2O
Schmiederite7.BC.65Pb2Cu2(Se6+O4)(Se4+O3)(OH)4
Vauquelinite7.FC.05Pb2Cu(CrO4)(PO4)(OH)
Wulfenite7.GA.05Pb(MoO4)
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Cacoxenite ?8.DC.40Fe3+24AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
Descloizite8.BH.40PbZn(VO4)(OH)
Mimetite8.BN.05Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Mottramite8.BH.40PbCu(VO4)(OH)
Pyromorphite8.BN.05Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Vanadinite8.BN.05Pb5(VO4)3Cl
Group 9 - Silicates
Bustamite9.DG.05CaMn2+(Si2O6)
Chrysocolla9.ED.20Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Clinochlore9.EC.55Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Harmotome9.GC.10(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
Hemimorphite9.BD.10Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Microcline9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Rhodonite9.DK.05Mn2+SiO3
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Copper1.1.1.3Cu
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Acanthite ?2.4.1.1Ag2S
Djurleite2.4.7.2Cu31S16
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Millerite2.8.16.1NiS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
Tetrahedrite3.3.6.1Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
ø = 3
Bournonite3.4.3.2PbCuSbS3
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X
Cuprite4.1.1.1Cu2O
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
AX2
Pyrolusite4.4.1.4Mn4+O2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Hausmannite7.2.7.1Mn2+Mn3+2O4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
(AB)2X3
Birnessite ?7.5.3.1(Na,Ca)0.5(Mn4+,Mn3+)2O4 · 1.5H2O
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
Smithsonite14.1.1.6ZnCO3
AB(XO3)2
Ankerite14.2.1.2Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Hydrocerussite16a.2.2.1Pb3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Rosasite16a.3.1.2(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
Aurichalcite16a.4.2.1(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Hydrozincite16a.4.1.1Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Group 16b - HYDRATED CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Dundasite16b.2.1.1PbAl2(CO3)2(OH)4 · H2O
Group 17 - COMPOUND CARBONATES
Miscellaneous
Leadhillite17.1.2.1Pb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anglesite28.3.1.3PbSO4
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)m(XO4)pZq, where m:p>2:1
Brochantite30.1.3.1Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Elyite30.1.2.1Pb4Cu(SO4)O2(OH)4 · H2O
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Jarosite30.2.5.1KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Linarite30.2.3.1PbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Plumbojarosite30.2.5.6Pb0.5Fe3+3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)4(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Posnjakite31.4.1.1Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · H2O
Group 32 - COMPOUND SULFATES
Anhydrous Compound Sulfates containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
Caledonite32.3.2.1Pb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Group 33 - SELENATES AND TELLURATES
(AB)m(XO4)pZq
Schmiederite33.1.1.1Pb2Cu2(Se6+O4)(Se4+O3)(OH)4
Group 35 - ANHYDROUS CHROMATES
AXO4
Crocoite35.3.1.1PbCrO4
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Descloizite41.5.2.1PbZn(VO4)(OH)
Mottramite41.5.2.2PbCu(VO4)(OH)
A5(XO4)3Zq
Mimetite41.8.4.2Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Pyromorphite41.8.4.1Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Vanadinite41.8.4.3Pb5(VO4)3Cl
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Miscellaneous
Cacoxenite ?42.13.5.1Fe3+24AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
Group 43 - COMPOUND PHOSPHATES, ETC.
Anhydrous Compound Phosphates, etc·, Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
Vauquelinite43.4.3.1Pb2Cu(CrO4)(PO4)(OH)
Group 44 - ANTIMONATES
A2X2O6(O,OH,F)
'Bindheimite'44.1.1.2Pb2Sb2O6O
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Wulfenite48.1.3.1Pb(MoO4)
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] coordination
Hemimorphite56.1.2.1Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=3
Bustamite65.2.1.2CaMn2+(Si2O6)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=5
Rhodonite65.4.1.1Mn2+SiO3
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Sheets of 6-membered rings interlayered 1:1, 2:1, and octahedra
Clinochlore71.4.1.4Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Group 74 - PHYLLOSILICATES Modulated Layers
Modulated Layers with joined strips
Chrysocolla74.3.2.1Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Microcline76.1.1.5K(AlSi3O8)
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Harmotome77.1.3.5(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Aragonite-CaCO3
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Quartz
var: Jasper
-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
H CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
H DescloizitePbZn(VO4)(OH)
H DundasitePbAl2(CO3)2(OH)4 · H2O
H HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
H LeadhillitePb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H PosnjakiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · H2O
H SchmiederitePb2Cu2(Se6+O4)(Se4+O3)(OH)4
H Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
H HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
H BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
H ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
H ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H HydrocerussitePb3(CO3)2(OH)2
H JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
H MottramitePbCu(VO4)(OH)
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H PlumbojarositePb0.5Fe33+(SO4)2(OH)6
H Rosasite(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
H VauquelinitePb2Cu(CrO4)(PO4)(OH)
H ElyitePb4Cu(SO4)O2(OH)4 · H2O
H Birnessite(Na,Ca)0.5(Mn4+,Mn3+)2O4 · 1.5H2O
H CacoxeniteFe243+AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
CCarbon
C AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
C AragoniteCaCO3
C Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
C CalciteCaCO3
C CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
C CerussitePbCO3
C DundasitePbAl2(CO3)2(OH)4 · H2O
C LeadhillitePb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C SideriteFeCO3
C SmithsoniteZnCO3
C HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C HydrocerussitePb3(CO3)2(OH)2
C Rosasite(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
OOxygen
O AnglesitePbSO4
O AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
O AragoniteCaCO3
O Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
O BindheimitePb2Sb2O6O
O CalciteCaCO3
O CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
O CerussitePbCO3
O CrocoitePbCrO4
O DescloizitePbZn(VO4)(OH)
O DundasitePbAl2(CO3)2(OH)4 · H2O
O HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
O LeadhillitePb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O PosnjakiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · H2O
O PyrolusiteMn4+O2
O PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
O QuartzSiO2
O RhodoniteMn2+SiO3
O RutileTiO2
O SchmiederitePb2Cu2(Se6+O4)(Se4+O3)(OH)4
O SideriteFeCO3
O SmithsoniteZnCO3
O Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
O HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
O ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
O ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
O CupriteCu2O
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O HematiteFe2O3
O HydrocerussitePb3(CO3)2(OH)2
O JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
O MottramitePbCu(VO4)(OH)
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O PlumbojarositePb0.5Fe33+(SO4)2(OH)6
O Rosasite(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
O VanadinitePb5(VO4)3Cl
O HausmanniteMn2+Mn23+O4
O VauquelinitePb2Cu(CrO4)(PO4)(OH)
O ElyitePb4Cu(SO4)O2(OH)4 · H2O
O BustamiteCaMn2+(Si2O6)
O WulfenitePb(MoO4)
O Birnessite(Na,Ca)0.5(Mn4+,Mn3+)2O4 · 1.5H2O
O CacoxeniteFe243+AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
NaSodium
Na Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
Na Birnessite(Na,Ca)0.5(Mn4+,Mn3+)2O4 · 1.5H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
AlAluminium
Al DundasitePbAl2(CO3)2(OH)4 · H2O
Al Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
Al ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Al ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al CacoxeniteFe243+AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
SiSilicon
Si HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Si QuartzSiO2
Si RhodoniteMn2+SiO3
Si Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
Si ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Si ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si BustamiteCaMn2+(Si2O6)
PPhosphorus
P PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
P VauquelinitePb2Cu(CrO4)(PO4)(OH)
P CacoxeniteFe243+AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
SSulfur
S AnglesitePbSO4
S BournonitePbCuSbS3
S CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S LeadhillitePb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2
S LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
S MilleriteNiS
S PosnjakiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · H2O
S SphaleriteZnS
S TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
S PyriteFeS2
S BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
S DjurleiteCu31S16
S JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
S MarcasiteFeS2
S PlumbojarositePb0.5Fe33+(SO4)2(OH)6
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S CovelliteCuS
S ElyitePb4Cu(SO4)O2(OH)4 · H2O
S AcanthiteAg2S
ClChlorine
Cl PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
Cl MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
Cl VanadinitePb5(VO4)3Cl
KPotassium
K Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
K JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca BustamiteCaMn2+(Si2O6)
Ca Birnessite(Na,Ca)0.5(Mn4+,Mn3+)2O4 · 1.5H2O
TiTitanium
Ti RutileTiO2
VVanadium
V DescloizitePbZn(VO4)(OH)
V MottramitePbCu(VO4)(OH)
V VanadinitePb5(VO4)3Cl
CrChromium
Cr CrocoitePbCrO4
Cr VauquelinitePb2Cu(CrO4)(PO4)(OH)
MnManganese
Mn PyrolusiteMn4+O2
Mn RhodoniteMn2+SiO3
Mn HausmanniteMn2+Mn23+O4
Mn BustamiteCaMn2+(Si2O6)
Mn Birnessite(Na,Ca)0.5(Mn4+,Mn3+)2O4 · 1.5H2O
FeIron
Fe AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe PlumbojarositePb0.5Fe33+(SO4)2(OH)6
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe CacoxeniteFe243+AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
NiNickel
Ni MilleriteNiS
CuCopper
Cu Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Cu BournonitePbCuSbS3
Cu CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu PosnjakiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · H2O
Cu SchmiederitePb2Cu2(Se6+O4)(Se4+O3)(OH)4
Cu TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Cu BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
Cu ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Cu CopperCu
Cu CupriteCu2O
Cu DjurleiteCu31S16
Cu MottramitePbCu(VO4)(OH)
Cu Rosasite(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu VauquelinitePb2Cu(CrO4)(PO4)(OH)
Cu ElyitePb4Cu(SO4)O2(OH)4 · H2O
ZnZinc
Zn Aurichalcite(Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Zn DescloizitePbZn(VO4)(OH)
Zn HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Zn SmithsoniteZnCO3
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Zn HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Zn Rosasite(Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
AsArsenic
As MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
SeSelenium
Se SchmiederitePb2Cu2(Se6+O4)(Se4+O3)(OH)4
MoMolybdenum
Mo WulfenitePb(MoO4)
AgSilver
Ag SilverAg
Ag AcanthiteAg2S
SbAntimony
Sb BindheimitePb2Sb2O6O
Sb BournonitePbCuSbS3
Sb TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
BaBarium
Ba Harmotome(Ba0.5,Ca0.5,K,Na)5[Al5Si11O32] · 12H2O
PbLead
Pb AnglesitePbSO4
Pb BindheimitePb2Sb2O6O
Pb BournonitePbCuSbS3
Pb CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb CrocoitePbCrO4
Pb DescloizitePbZn(VO4)(OH)
Pb DundasitePbAl2(CO3)2(OH)4 · H2O
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb LeadhillitePb4(CO3)2(SO4)(OH)2
Pb LinaritePbCu(SO4)(OH)2
Pb PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
Pb SchmiederitePb2Cu2(Se6+O4)(Se4+O3)(OH)4
Pb HydrocerussitePb3(CO3)2(OH)2
Pb MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
Pb MottramitePbCu(VO4)(OH)
Pb PlumbojarositePb0.5Fe33+(SO4)2(OH)6
Pb VanadinitePb5(VO4)3Cl
Pb VauquelinitePb2Cu(CrO4)(PO4)(OH)
Pb ElyitePb4Cu(SO4)O2(OH)4 · H2O
Pb WulfenitePb(MoO4)

Geochronology

Geologic TimeRocks, Minerals and Events
Phanerozoic
 Paleozoic
  Permian
   Guadalupian
ⓘ Major polymetallic mineralization~270 MaCornwall, England, UK
   Cisuralian
ⓘ Porphyry dikes intruded (latest age)~275 MaCornwall, England, UK
ⓘ Greisenization (latest age)~280 MaCornwall, England, UK
ⓘ Porphyry dikes intruded (earliest age)~280 MaCornwall, England, UK
ⓘ Formation of metallized pegmatites~285 MaCornwall, England, UK
ⓘ Greisenization (earliest age)~285 MaCornwall, England, UK
ⓘ Emplacement of major plutons~295 MaCornwall, England, UK

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Namurian - Famennian
315 - 372.2 Ma



ID: 2036268
Teign Valley Group

Age: Paleozoic (315 - 372.2 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Teign Valley Group

Lithology: Mudstone, siltstone and sandstone

Reference: British Geological Survey. DiGMapGB-625. British Geological Survey ©NERC. [23]

Early Carboniferous
323.2 - 358.9 Ma



ID: 3192903
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Mississippian (323.2 - 358.9 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

Late Devonian
358.9 - 382.7 Ma



ID: 3153063
Late Devonian claystone

Age: Late Devonian (358.9 - 382.7 Ma)

Lithology: Claystone

Reference: Asch, K. The 1:5M International Geological Map of Europe and Adjacent Areas: Development and Implementation of a GIS-enabled Concept. Geologisches Jahrbuch, SA 3. [147]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
- Weiss, S. et al. (2001): Lapis 26(4), 19-33.
- Elton, N., Green, D., Hooper, J. & Weiss, S. (2004): Famous British Mineral Localities: Greystone Quarry, Lezant, Cornwall. UK Journal of Mines & Minerals, 24, 9-28.
- De Nul, R. (2005): The first Cornish occurrence of elyite at Greystone Quarry, Lezant (England). UK Journal of Mines and Minerals(25), 35-36.


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