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Wheal Kine (Wheal Kind), St Agnes Consols (Polberro Consols), St Agnes, Cornwall, England, UKi
Regional Level Types
Wheal Kine (Wheal Kind)Mine
St Agnes Consols (Polberro Consols)Mine
St AgnesCivil Parish
CornwallCounty
EnglandConstituent Country
UKCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 50° 18' 54'' North , 5° 12' 57'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 50.31518,-5.21603
GeoHash:G#: gbuq1r9g1
UK National Grid Reference:SW709511
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Saint Agnes2,820 (2014)0.9km
Mount Hawke1,511 (2017)3.7km
Perranporth3,210 (2017)5.3km
North Country773 (2017)7.4km
Chacewater1,226 (2017)7.7km


Wheal Kine is one of the mines making up the Polberro Mines, also known as St Agnes Consols or Polberro Consols.

The 1870 map of the St Agnes Mining district by Symons indicates that Wheal Kine lies to the north-western side of the Trevaunance Mine sett and west of Seal Hole sett.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
British IslesGroup of Islands
Devon and Cornwall metalliferous mining district, England, UKMining District
St Agnes Mining District, Cornwall, England, UKMining District

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Commodity List

This is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded at this locality.


Mineral List


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

Detailed Mineral List:

'Apatite'
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. 128; Collins, J.H. (1892): A Handbook to the Mineralogy of Cornwall and Devon, 2nd ed., D. Bradford Barton Ltd. (Truro, UK), 108 pp.
Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Reference: Dale Foster Collection
Cervantite
Formula: Sb3+Sb5+O4
Reference: Dana 6: 203.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Dale Foster Collection
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: Collins, J.H. (1892): "A Handbook to the Mineralogy of Cornwall and Devon", 2nd ed., D. Bradford Barton Ltd. (Truro, UK), pp. 108.
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Fluorite: The Collector's Choice. Extra Lapis English No. 9
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Phillips, W. (1823): An Elementary Introduction to the Knowledge of Mineralogy, 3rd ed. William Phillips (London), 535 pp.; Collins, J.H. (1892): A Handbook to the Mineralogy of Cornwall and Devon, 2nd ed., D. Bradford Barton Ltd. (Truro, UK), pp. 108.
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Phillips, W. (1823): An Elementary Introduction to the Knowledge of Mineralogy, 3rd ed. William Phillips (London), 535 pp.; Collins, J.H. (1892): A Handbook to the Mineralogy of Cornwall and Devon, 2nd ed., D. Bradford Barton Ltd. (Truro, UK), pp. 108.
Topaz
Formula: Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
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. 156; Collins, J.H. (1892): A Handbook to the Mineralogy of Cornwall and Devon, 2nd ed., D. Bradford Barton Ltd. (Truro, UK), pp. 108.
Vivianite (TL)
Formula: Fe2+3(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Type Locality:
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

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cassiterite4.DB.05SnO2
Cervantite4.DE.30Sb3+Sb5+O4
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Vivianite (TL)8.CE.40Fe2+3(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Topaz9.AF.35Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Cassiterite4.4.1.5SnO2
Cervantite4.4.16.1Sb3+Sb5+O4
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
A3(XO4)2·xH2O
Vivianite (TL)40.3.6.1Fe2+3(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] coordination only
Topaz52.3.1.1Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Apatite'-

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H VivianiteFe32+(PO4)2 · 8H2O
H TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
CCarbon
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O VivianiteFe32+(PO4)2 · 8H2O
O CervantiteSb3+Sb5+O4
O SideriteFeCO3
O TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
O CassiteriteSnO2
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
F TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
AlAluminium
Al TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
SiSilicon
Si TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
PPhosphorus
P VivianiteFe32+(PO4)2 · 8H2O
SSulfur
S CovelliteCuS
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
CaCalcium
Ca FluoriteCaF2
FeIron
Fe VivianiteFe32+(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
CuCopper
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
SnTin
Sn CassiteriteSnO2
SbAntimony
Sb CervantiteSb3+Sb5+O4

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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Neogene
2.588 - 23.03 Ma



ID: 2032835
Neogene Rocks (Undifferentiated)

Age: Neogene (2.588 - 23.03 Ma)

Lithology: Gravel, sand, silt and clay

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]

Devonian
358.9 - 419.2 Ma



ID: 3135951
Devonian claystone

Age: Devonian (358.9 - 419.2 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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Dines H.G. - The Metalliferous Mining Region of South-West England, 1956, page 471.
Hamilton Jenkin A.K. - Mines and Miners of Cornwall, Volume 2, St Agnes - Perranporth, 1962, page 26.
Collins J.H - Observations on the West of England Mining Region, 1912, page 553.


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