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Tincroft Mine, Pool, Carn Brea, Cornwall, England, UK

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 50° 13' 19'' North , 5° 16' 10'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 50.22211,-5.26971
GeoHash:G#: gbum8ndtn
UK National Grid Reference:SW670409
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate


Worked for copper from the early 18th century, the mine changed to tin in 1865 and finally ceased work in 1913. In 1896, it was amalgamated with the Carn Brea mine to form the Carn Brea and Tincroft United mine.
The mine site is largely built over, but there are remains of the man engine and compressor house. These latter being part of the South Tincroft section of the mine.

Refs.: (in part):
Dana 6: 892
Rocks & Min.: 16:129; 62:249
P.G. Embrey, R.F. Symes: "Minerals of Cornwall and Devon", 1987, p. 43

Regions containing this locality

Devon and Cornwall metalliferous mining district, England, UK

Mining District - 759 mineral species & varietal names listed

Camborne-Redruth and St Day Mining District, Cornwall, England, UK

Mining District - 258 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


25 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Hall, T.M. (1868): The Mineralogist's Directory. Edward Stanford (London), 168 pp.; Dines, H.G. (1956): The metalliferous mining region of south-west England. HMSO Publications (London), Vol. 1, pp. 313-317
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: Phillips, W. (1823): An Elementary Introduction to the Knowledge of Mineralogy, 3rd ed. William Phillips (London), 535 pp.; Hogg, T. (1825): A Manual of Mineralogy. Polyblank Publishers (London), p. 39; Hall, T.M. (1868): The Mineralogist's Directory. Edward Stanford (London), 168 pp.; Rocks & Minerals 62, 249
Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Reference: Hall, T.M. (1868): The Mineralogist's Directory. Edward Stanford (London), 168 pp.; Dines, H.G. (1956): The metalliferous mining region of south-west England. HMSO Publications (London), Vol. 1, pp. 313-317
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Habit: Prismatic or tabular, also twinned; occasionally to several cms
Colour: Grey metallic
Reference: Phillips, W. (1823): An Elementary Introduction to the Knowledge of Mineralogy, 3rd ed. William Phillips (London), 535 pp.; Henwood, W.J. (1843): Transactions of the Royal Geological Society of Cornwall 5, 1-386; Hall, T.M. (1868): The Mineralogist's Directory. Edward Stanford (London), 168 pp.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Phillips, W. (1823): An Elementary Introduction to the Knowledge of Mineralogy, 3rd ed. William Phillips (London), 535 pp.; Henwood, W.J. (1843): Transactions of the Royal Geological Society of Cornwall 5, 1-386; Dines, H.G. (1956): The metalliferous mining region of south-west England. HMSO Publications (London), Vol. 1, pp. 313-317; Rocks & Min.: 16:129
Chalcopyrite var: Blister Copper
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Phillips, W. (1823): An Elementary Introduction to the Knowledge of Mineralogy, 3rd ed. William Phillips (London), 535 pp.
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Hall, T.M. (1868): The Mineralogist's Directory. Edward Stanford (London), 168 pp.; Dines, H.G. (1956): The metalliferous mining region of south-west England. HMSO Publications (London), Vol. 1, pp. 313-317
Copper
Formula: Cu
Reference: Henwood, W.J. (1843): Transactions of the Royal Geological Society of Cornwall 5, 1-386; Hill, J.B., MacAlister, D.A., and Flett, J.S. (1906): The geology of Falmouth and Truro and of the mining district of Camborne and Redruth. HSMO Publications (London), 335 pp.
Cornwallite
Formula: Cu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
Reference: No reference listed
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Reference: Phillips, W. (1823): An Elementary Introduction to the Knowledge of Mineralogy, 3rd ed. William Phillips (London), 535 pp.; Hogg, T. (1825): A Manual of Mineralogy. Polyblank Publishers (London), p. 32; Hall, T.M. (1868): The Mineralogist's Directory. Edward Stanford (London), 168 pp.; Hill, J.B., MacAlister, D.A., and Flett, J.S. (1906): The geology of Falmouth and Truro and of the mining district of Camborne and Redruth. HSMO Publications (London), 335 pp.
Cuprite var: Tile ore
Formula: Cu2O
Reference: Hill, J.B., MacAlister, D.A., and Flett, J.S. (1906): The geology of Falmouth and Truro and of the mining district of Camborne and Redruth. HSMO Publications (London), 335 pp.
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Reference: No reference listed
Fluorapatite var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
Reference: No reference listed
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Fluorite: The Collector's Choice. Extra Lapis English No. 9; Dines, H.G. (1956): The metalliferous mining region of south-west England. HMSO Publications (London), Vol. 1, pp. 313-317.
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Phillips, W. (1823): An Elementary Introduction to the Knowledge of Mineralogy, 3rd ed. William Phillips (London), 535 pp.; Hogg, T. (1825): A Manual of Mineralogy. Polyblank Publishers (London), p. 59; Hall, T.M. (1868): The Mineralogist's Directory. Edward Stanford (London), 168 pp.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Hogg, T. (1825): A Manual of Mineralogy. Polyblank Publishers (London), p. 58; Hall, T.M. (1868): The Mineralogist's Directory. Edward Stanford (London), 168 pp.; Dines, H.G. (1956): The metalliferous mining region of south-west England. HMSO Publications (London), Vol. 1, pp. 313-317
Hematite var: Specularite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Phillips, W. (1823): An Elementary Introduction to the Knowledge of Mineralogy, 3rd ed. William Phillips (London), 535 pp.
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Dines, H.G. (1956): The metalliferous mining region of south-west England. HMSO Publications (London), Vol. 1, pp. 313-317.
'Kaolinite-claystone'
Reference: Phillips, W. (1823): An Elementary Introduction to the Knowledge of Mineralogy, 3rd ed. William Phillips (London), 535 pp.; Hall, T.M. (1868): The Mineralogist's Directory. Edward Stanford (London), 168 pp.
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: Hall, T.M. (1868): The Mineralogist's Directory. Edward Stanford (London), 168 pp.
'Lithomarge'
Reference: Phillips, W. (1823): An Elementary Introduction to the Knowledge of Mineralogy, 3rd ed. William Phillips (London), 535 pp.; Hall, T.M. (1868): The Mineralogist's Directory. Edward Stanford (London), 168 pp.
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Hill, J.B., MacAlister, D.A., and Flett, J.S. (1906): The geology of Falmouth and Truro and of the mining district of Camborne and Redruth. HSMO Publications (London), 335 pp.
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Goley, P. and Williams R. (1995) Cornish Mineral Reference Manual. Endsleigh Publications
Marcasite var: Lonchidite
Formula: Fe(S,As)2
Reference: Golley, P., and Williams, R. (1995): Cornish Mineral Reference Manual. Endsleigh Publications (Truro), 104 pp.
Olivenite
Formula: Cu2(AsO4)(OH)
Reference: Phillips, W. (1823): An Elementary Introduction to the Knowledge of Mineralogy, 3rd ed. William Phillips (London), 535 pp.; Hall, T.M. (1868): The Mineralogist's Directory. Edward Stanford (London), 168 pp.
Olivenite var: Leucochalcite
Reference: Phillips, W. (1823): An Elementary Introduction to the Knowledge of Mineralogy, 3rd ed. William Phillips (London), 535 pp.
Pharmacosiderite (TL)
Formula: KFe3+4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
Reference: Hausmann J F L (1813) Pharmakosiderit. in Handbuch der Mineralogie, Volume 3, (Göttingen) 1065-1067
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Hall, T.M. (1868): The Mineralogist's Directory. Edward Stanford (London), 168 pp.; Dines, H.G. (1956): The metalliferous mining region of south-west England. HMSO Publications (London), Vol. 1, pp. 313-317
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Dines, H.G. (1956): The metalliferous mining region of south-west England. HMSO Publications (London), Vol. 1, pp. 313-317.
Scorodite
Formula: Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Phillips, W. (1823): An Elementary Introduction to the Knowledge of Mineralogy, 3rd ed. William Phillips (London), 535 pp.; Golley, P., and Williams, R. (1995): Cornish Mineral Reference Manual. Endsleigh Publications (Truro), 104 pp.
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Phillips, W. (1823): An Elementary Introduction to the Knowledge of Mineralogy, 3rd ed. William Phillips (London), 535 pp.; Hall, T.M. (1868): The Mineralogist's Directory. Edward Stanford (London), 168 pp.; Hill, J.B., MacAlister, D.A., and Flett, J.S. (1906): The geology of Falmouth and Truro and of the mining district of Camborne and Redruth. HSMO Publications (London), 335 pp.; Dines, H.G. (1956): The metalliferous mining region of south-west England. HMSO Publications (London), Vol. 1, pp. 313-317
'Silica'
Reference: Phillips, W. (1823): An Elementary Introduction to the Knowledge of Mineralogy, 3rd ed. William Phillips (London), 535 pp.
'Silica var: Float-stone'
Reference: Phillips, W. (1823): An Elementary Introduction to the Knowledge of Mineralogy, 3rd ed. William Phillips (London), 535 pp.
Tennantite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Reference: Phillips, W. (1823): An Elementary Introduction to the Knowledge of Mineralogy, 3rd ed. William Phillips (London), 535 pp.; Hall, T.M. (1868): The Mineralogist's Directory. Edward Stanford (London), 168 pp.; Hill, J.B., MacAlister, D.A., and Flett, J.S. (1906): The geology of Falmouth and Truro and of the mining district of Camborne and Redruth. HSMO Publications (London), 335 pp.
Tenorite
Formula: CuO
Reference: Henwood, W.J. (1843): Transactions of the Royal Geological Society of Cornwall 5, 1-386; Hall, T.M. (1868): The Mineralogist's Directory. Edward Stanford (London), 168 pp.
Torbernite
Formula: Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Reference: Carne, J. (1822): Transactions of the Royal Geological Society of Cornwall 2, 49-128; Phillips, W. (1823): An Elementary Introduction to the Knowledge of Mineralogy, 3rd ed. William Phillips (London), 535 pp.; Hall, T.M. (1868): The Mineralogist's Directory. Edward Stanford (London), 168 pp.; Dana 6: 892
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: Dines, H.G. (1956): The metalliferous mining region of south-west England. HMSO Publications (London), Vol. 1, pp. 313-317.
Uraninite
Formula: UO2
Reference: Hogg, T. (1825): A Manual of Mineralogy. Polyblank Publishers (London), p. 27; Dana 6:892
Uraninite var: Pitchblende
Formula: UO2
Reference: Phillips, W. (1823): An Elementary Introduction to the Knowledge of Mineralogy, 3rd ed. William Phillips (London), 535 pp.; Hall, T.M. (1868): The Mineralogist's Directory. Edward Stanford (London), 168 pp.
'Wolframite'
Formula: (Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
Reference: Carne, J. (1822): Transactions of the Royal Geological Society of Cornwall 2, 49-128; Rudler, F.W. (1905): A Handbook to a Collection of the Minerals of the British Islands, Mostly Selected from the Ludlam Collection. HMSO Publications (London), 241 pp.; Dines, H.G. (1956): The metalliferous mining region of south-west England. HMSO Publications (London), Vol. 1, pp. 313-317.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Copper1.AA.05Cu
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Arsenopyrite'2.EB.20FeAsS
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
var: Blister Copper2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
var: Lonchidite2.EB.10aFe(S,As)2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Tennantite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Group 3 - Halides
'Fluorite'3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cassiterite4.DB.05SnO2
Cuprite4.AA.10Cu2O
var: Tile ore4.AA.10Cu2O
'Goethite'4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
'Hematite'4.CB.05Fe2O3
var: Specularite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Tenorite4.AB.10CuO
Uraninite4.DL.05UO2
var: Pitchblende4.DL.05UO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Cornwallite8.BD.05Cu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
'Fluorapatite'8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3F
var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
Olivenite8.BB.30Cu2(AsO4)(OH)
var: Leucochalcite8.BB.30Cu2(AsO4)(OH)
Pharmacosiderite (TL)8.DK.10KFe3+4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
Scorodite8.CD.10Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Torbernite8.EB.05Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
'Kaolinite'9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Chlorite Group-
'Kaolinite-claystone'-
Limonite-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Lithomarge-
Silica-
'var: Float-stone'-
Tourmaline-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Wolframite-(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4

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
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
Tennantite3.3.6.2Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X
Cuprite4.1.1.1Cu2O
AX
Tenorite4.2.3.1CuO
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
AX2
Cassiterite4.4.1.5SnO2
Group 5 - OXIDES CONTAINING URANIUM OR THORIUM
AXO2·xH2O
Uraninite5.1.1.1UO2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
AB2(XO4)2·xH2O, containing (UO2)2+
Torbernite40.2a.13.1Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
(AB)5(XO4)2·xH2O
Scorodite40.4.1.3Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)5(XO4)2Zq
Cornwallite41.4.2.2Cu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
A2(XO4)Zq
Olivenite41.6.6.1Cu2(AsO4)(OH)
A5(XO4)3Zq
Fluorapatite41.8.1.1Ca5(PO4)3F
var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite41.8.1.4Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)5(XO4)3Zq·xH2O
Pharmacosiderite (TL)42.8.1a.1KFe3+4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Chalcopyrite
var: Blister Copper
-CuFeS2
'Chlorite Group'-
Cuprite
var: Tile ore
-Cu2O
Hematite
var: Specularite
-Fe2O3
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Kaolinite-claystone'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Lithomarge'-
Marcasite
var: Lonchidite
-Fe(S,As)2
Olivenite
var: Leucochalcite
-Cu2(AsO4)(OH)
'Silica'-
'var: Float-stone'-
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Uraninite
var: Pitchblende
-UO2
'Wolframite'-(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H CornwalliteCu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H OliveniteCu2(AsO4)(OH)
H PharmacosideriteKFe43+(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
H ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
H TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
BBoron
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
CCarbon
C Fluorapatite (var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite)Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O Fluorapatite (var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite)Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
O CassiteriteSnO2
O CornwalliteCu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
O CupriteCu2O
O FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O HematiteFe2O3
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O OliveniteCu2(AsO4)(OH)
O PharmacosideriteKFe43+(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
O Uraninite (var: Pitchblende)UO2
O QuartzSiO2
O ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
O SideriteFeCO3
O Hematite (var: Specularite)Fe2O3
O TenoriteCuO
O Cuprite (var: Tile ore)Cu2O
O TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O UraniniteUO2
O Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
FFluorine
F Fluorapatite (var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite)Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
F FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
F FluoriteCaF2
AlAluminium
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
SiSilicon
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si QuartzSiO2
PPhosphorus
P Fluorapatite (var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite)Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
P FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
P TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
SSulfur
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S Chalcopyrite (var: Blister Copper)CuFeS2
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S ChalcociteCu2S
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S Marcasite (var: Lonchidite)Fe(S,As)2
S MarcasiteFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
S TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
KPotassium
K PharmacosideriteKFe43+(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
CaCalcium
Ca Fluorapatite (var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite)Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
Ca FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
Ca FluoriteCaF2
MnManganese
Mn Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
FeIron
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe Chalcopyrite (var: Blister Copper)CuFeS2
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe Marcasite (var: Lonchidite)Fe(S,As)2
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe PharmacosideriteKFe43+(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe Hematite (var: Specularite)Fe2O3
Fe Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
CuCopper
Cu Chalcopyrite (var: Blister Copper)CuFeS2
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu CopperCu
Cu CornwalliteCu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
Cu CupriteCu2O
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu OliveniteCu2(AsO4)(OH)
Cu TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Cu TenoriteCuO
Cu Cuprite (var: Tile ore)Cu2O
Cu TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
As CornwalliteCu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
As Marcasite (var: Lonchidite)Fe(S,As)2
As OliveniteCu2(AsO4)(OH)
As PharmacosideriteKFe43+(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
As ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
As TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
SnTin
Sn CassiteriteSnO2
WTungsten
W Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
UUranium
U Uraninite (var: Pitchblende)UO2
U TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
U UraniniteUO2

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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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: 2033495
Upper Devonian Rocks (Undifferentiated)

Age: Late Devonian (358.9 - 382.7 Ma)

Lithology: Mudstone, siltstone and sandstone

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

Ordovician
443.8 - 485.4 Ma



ID: 3144611
Ordovician granite

Age: Ordovician (443.8 - 485.4 Ma)

Lithology: Granite group

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]

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