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Chywoon Quarry, Mabe, Cornwall, England, UKi
Regional Level Types
Chywoon QuarryQuarry
MabeCivil Parish
CornwallCounty
EnglandConstituent Country
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
50° 10' 7'' North , 5° 9' 14'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
UK National Grid Reference:
SW748347
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Stithians1,463 (2017)2.8km
Ponsanooth967 (2017)3.4km
Penryn7,326 (2011)3.5km
Perranwell1,207 (2017)5.5km
Mylor Bridge1,443 (2017)5.6km


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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


20 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: UKJMM 26:5-22
'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Reference: UKJMM 26:5-22
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: UKJMM 26:5-22
Autunite
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Reference: UKJMM 26:5-22
Bertrandite
Formula: Be4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Reference: UKJMM 26:5-22
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: UKJMM 26:5-22
Columbite-(Fe)
Formula: Fe2+Nb2O6
Reference: UKJMM 26:5-22
Columbite-(Mn)
Formula: Mn2+Nb2O6
Reference: UKJMM 26:5-22
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Reference: UKJMM 26:5-22
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: UKJMM 26:5-22
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: UKJMM 26:5-22
Laumontite
Formula: CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Reference: UKJMM 26:5-22
'Lepidolite'
Reference: UKJMM 26:5-22
Microcline
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: UKJMM 26:5-22
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Reference: UKJMM 26:5-22
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: UKJMM 26:5-22
Orthoclase
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: UKJMM 26:5-22
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: UKJMM 26:5-22
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: UKJMM 26:5-22
Schorl
Formula: Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: UKJMM 26:5-22
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: UKJMM 26:5-22
'Stilbite subgroup'
Reference: UKJMM 26:5-22
Torbernite
Formula: Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Reference: UKJMM 26:5-22

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Columbite-(Fe)4.DB.35Fe2+Nb2O6
Columbite-(Mn)4.DB.35Mn2+Nb2O6
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Autunite8.EB.05Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Fluorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3F
Torbernite8.EB.05Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Bertrandite9.BD.05Be4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Laumontite9.GB.10CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Microcline9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Orthoclase9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Schorl9.CK.05Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Lepidolite'-
'Stilbite subgroup'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 8 - MULTIPLE OXIDES CONTAINING NIOBIUM,TANTALUM OR TITANIUM
AB2O6
Columbite-(Fe)8.3.2.2Fe2+Nb2O6
Columbite-(Mn)8.3.2.4Mn2+Nb2O6
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
AB2(XO4)2·xH2O, containing (UO2)2+
Autunite40.2a.1.1Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Torbernite40.2a.13.1Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Fluorapatite41.8.1.1Ca5(PO4)3F
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
Bertrandite56.1.1.1Be4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with borate groups
Schorl61.3.1.10Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
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
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Microcline76.1.1.5K(AlSi3O8)
Orthoclase76.1.1.1K(AlSi3O8)
Group 77 - TECTOSILICATES Zeolites
Zeolite group - True zeolites
Laumontite77.1.1.4CaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Lepidolite'-
'Stilbite subgroup'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
H AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
H BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
H LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
H SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
BeBeryllium
Be BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
BBoron
B SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
O AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
O BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
O CalciteCaCO3
O Columbite-(Fe)Fe2+Nb2O6
O Columbite-(Mn)Mn2+Nb2O6
O HematiteFe2O3
O OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
O MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
O LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
O SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
F ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
F FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
NaSodium
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
AlAluminium
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Al MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Al LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
SiSilicon
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si BertranditeBe4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Si OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Si MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
Si LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
PPhosphorus
P ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
P FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
P AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
P TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
SSulfur
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
ClChlorine
Cl ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
KPotassium
K OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
K MicroclineK(AlSi3O8)
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Ca FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
Ca AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca LaumontiteCaAl2Si4O12 · 4H2O
MnManganese
Mn Columbite-(Mn)Mn2+Nb2O6
FeIron
Fe Columbite-(Fe)Fe2+Nb2O6
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
CuCopper
Cu TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
NbNiobium
Nb Columbite-(Fe)Fe2+Nb2O6
Nb Columbite-(Mn)Mn2+Nb2O6
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
UUranium
U AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
U TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O

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

References

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Moulding & Hooper (2005): Minerals in the Granite pegmatites at Chywoon Quarry, Cornwall. UKJMM 26, 5-22.

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