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Cathedral Mine, Busveal, St Day, Cornwall, England, UKi
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
50° 13' 43'' North , 5° 12' 4'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
UK National Grid Reference:
SW717415
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
St. Day700 (2011)1.6km
Redruth42,690 (2017)1.7km
North Country773 (2017)3.5km
Four Lanes1,416 (2017)4.1km
Chacewater1,226 (2017)4.4km


A small copper mine, started under the name Jengenter Mine and renamed Cathedral Mine in 1823. It worked two NE-trending lodes near the center of Carn Marth which are cut by several crosscourses.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


27 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Robin Selley and Roger Eslick (2004) Cathedral Mine. BMS Newsletter 68:13-14
Bismuthinite
Formula: Bi2S3
Reference: [www.thamesvalleyminerals.com]; Robin Selley and Roger Eslick (2004) Cathedral Mine. BMS Newsletter 68:13-14
Brochantite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Reference: Robin Selley and Roger Eslick (2004) Cathedral Mine. BMS Newsletter 68:13-14
Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Reference: Dines, H.G. (1956): The metalliferous mining region of south-west England. HMSO Publications (London), Vol. 1, pp. 397-398.; Robin Selley and Roger Eslick (2004) Cathedral Mine. BMS Newsletter 68:13-14
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: Robin Selley and Roger Eslick (2004) Cathedral Mine. BMS Newsletter 68:13-14
Chalcophyllite
Formula: Cu18Al2(AsO4)4(SO4)3(OH)24 · 36H2O
Reference: www.thamesvalleyminerals.com; Robin Selley and Roger Eslick (2004) Cathedral Mine. BMS Newsletter 68:13-14
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Dines, H.G. (1956): The metalliferous mining region of south-west England. HMSO Publications (London), Vol. 1, pp. 397-398.; Robin Selley and Roger Eslick (2004) Cathedral Mine. BMS Newsletter 68:13-14
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Robin Selley and Roger Eslick (2004) Cathedral Mine. BMS Newsletter 68:13-14
'Clays'
Reference: Robin Selley and Roger Eslick (2004) Cathedral Mine. BMS Newsletter 68:13-14
Connellite
Formula: Cu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
Reference: Robin Selley and Roger Eslick (2004) Cathedral Mine. BMS Newsletter 68:13-14
Copper
Formula: Cu
Reference: Robin Selley and Roger Eslick (2004) Cathedral Mine. BMS Newsletter 68:13-14
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Reference: Robin Selley and Roger Eslick (2004) Cathedral Mine. BMS Newsletter 68:13-14
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Robin Selley and Roger Eslick (2004) Cathedral Mine. BMS Newsletter 68:13-14
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Dines, H.G. (1956): The metalliferous mining region of south-west England. HMSO Publications (London), Vol. 1, pp. 397-398.; Robin Selley and Roger Eslick (2004) Cathedral Mine. BMS Newsletter 68:13-14
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Robin Selley and Roger Eslick (2004) Cathedral Mine. BMS Newsletter 68:13-14
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Robin Selley and Roger Eslick (2004) Cathedral Mine. BMS Newsletter 68:13-14
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Robin Selley and Roger Eslick (2004) Cathedral Mine. BMS Newsletter 68:13-14
Langite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
Reference: Robin Selley and Roger Eslick (2004) Cathedral Mine. BMS Newsletter 68:13-14
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Dines, H.G. (1956): The metalliferous mining region of south-west England. HMSO Publications (London), Vol. 1, pp. 397-398.; Robin Selley and Roger Eslick (2004) Cathedral Mine. BMS Newsletter 68:13-14
Marcasite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Robin Selley and Roger Eslick (2004) Cathedral Mine. BMS Newsletter 68:13-14
Olivenite
Formula: Cu2(AsO4)(OH)
Reference: Robin Selley and Roger Eslick (2004) Cathedral Mine. BMS Newsletter 68:13-14
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: Robin Selley and Roger Eslick (2004) Cathedral Mine. BMS Newsletter 68:13-14
Pharmacosiderite
Formula: KFe3+4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
Reference: www.thamesvalleyminerals.com; Robin Selley and Roger Eslick (2004) Cathedral Mine. BMS Newsletter 68:13-14
Posnjakite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · H2O
Reference: Robin Selley and Roger Eslick (2004) Cathedral Mine. BMS Newsletter 68:13-14
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Robin Selley and Roger Eslick (2004) Cathedral Mine. BMS Newsletter 68:13-14
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Dines, H.G. (1956): The metalliferous mining region of south-west England. HMSO Publications (London), Vol. 1, pp. 397-398.; Robin Selley and Roger Eslick (2004) Cathedral Mine. BMS Newsletter 68:13-14
Quartz var: Amethyst
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Robin Selley and Roger Eslick (2004) Cathedral Mine. BMS Newsletter 68:13-14
Quartz var: Smoky Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Robin Selley and Roger Eslick (2004) Cathedral Mine. BMS Newsletter 68:13-14
Scorodite
Formula: Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Robin Selley and Roger Eslick (2004) Cathedral Mine. BMS Newsletter 68:13-14
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Robin Selley and Roger Eslick (2004) Cathedral Mine. BMS Newsletter 68:13-14
Torbernite
Formula: Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Reference: www.thamesvalleyminerals.com; Robin Selley and Roger Eslick (2004) Cathedral Mine. BMS Newsletter 68:13-14

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Copper1.AA.05Cu
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Bismuthinite2.DB.05Bi2S3
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Marcasite2.EB.10aFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 3 - Halides
Connellite3.DA.25Cu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cassiterite4.DB.05SnO2
Cuprite4.AA.10Cu2O
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Amethyst4.DA.05SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Brochantite7.BB.25Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Langite7.DD.10Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
Posnjakite7.DD.10Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Chalcophyllite8.DF.30Cu18Al2(AsO4)4(SO4)3(OH)24 · 36H2O
Olivenite8.BB.30Cu2(AsO4)(OH)
Pharmacosiderite8.DK.10KFe3+4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
Scorodite8.CD.10Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Torbernite8.EB.05Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Clays'-

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
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Bismuthinite2.11.2.3Bi2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Marcasite2.12.2.1FeS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X
Cuprite4.1.1.1Cu2O
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
AX2
Cassiterite4.4.1.5SnO2
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
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)m(XO4)pZq, where m:p>2:1
Brochantite30.1.3.1Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)m(XO4)pZq·xH2O, where m:p > 6:1
Connellite31.1.1.1Cu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
(AB)4(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Langite31.4.3.1Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
Posnjakite31.4.1.1Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · H2O
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
A2(XO4)Zq
Olivenite41.6.6.1Cu2(AsO4)(OH)
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)5(XO4)3Zq·xH2O
Pharmacosiderite42.8.1a.1KFe3+4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
Group 43 - COMPOUND PHOSPHATES, ETC.
Hydrated Compound Phosphates, etc·, Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
Chalcophyllite43.5.14.1Cu18Al2(AsO4)4(SO4)3(OH)24 · 36H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with H2O and organics
Opal75.2.1.1SiO2 · nH2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Clays'-
Quartz
var: Amethyst
-SiO2
var: Smoky Quartz-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
H PharmacosideriteKFe43+(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
H ChalcophylliteCu18Al2(AsO4)4(SO4)3(OH)24 · 36H2O
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
H PosnjakiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · H2O
H ConnelliteCu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
H OliveniteCu2(AsO4)(OH)
H ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H LangiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
H OpalSiO2 · nH2O
CCarbon
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
OOxygen
O TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
O PharmacosideriteKFe43+(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
O ChalcophylliteCu18Al2(AsO4)4(SO4)3(OH)24 · 36H2O
O QuartzSiO2
O CassiteriteSnO2
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
O Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
O CupriteCu2O
O BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
O PosnjakiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · H2O
O ConnelliteCu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
O OliveniteCu2(AsO4)(OH)
O ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
O HematiteFe2O3
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O LangiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
O OpalSiO2 · nH2O
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
MgMagnesium
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
AlAluminium
Al ChalcophylliteCu18Al2(AsO4)4(SO4)3(OH)24 · 36H2O
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
Si Quartz (var: Smoky Quartz)SiO2
Si OpalSiO2 · nH2O
PPhosphorus
P TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S BismuthiniteBi2S3
S ChalcophylliteCu18Al2(AsO4)4(SO4)3(OH)24 · 36H2O
S ChalcociteCu2S
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
S PosnjakiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · H2O
S ConnelliteCu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
S SphaleriteZnS
S MarcasiteFeS2
S LangiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
S PyriteFeS2
S GalenaPbS
ClChlorine
Cl ConnelliteCu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
KPotassium
K PharmacosideriteKFe43+(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
CaCalcium
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe PharmacosideriteKFe43+(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe MarcasiteFeS2
Fe ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe PyriteFeS2
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Cu ChalcophylliteCu18Al2(AsO4)4(SO4)3(OH)24 · 36H2O
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu CupriteCu2O
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
Cu PosnjakiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · H2O
Cu ConnelliteCu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
Cu OliveniteCu2(AsO4)(OH)
Cu LangiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
Cu CopperCu
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As PharmacosideriteKFe43+(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
As ChalcophylliteCu18Al2(AsO4)4(SO4)3(OH)24 · 36H2O
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
As OliveniteCu2(AsO4)(OH)
As ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
SnTin
Sn CassiteriteSnO2
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
BiBismuth
Bi BismuthiniteBi2S3
UUranium
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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Dines, H.G. (1956): The metalliferous mining region of south-west England. HMSO Publications (London), Vol. 1, pp. 397-398.
Robin Selley and Roger Eslick (2004) Cathedral Mine. BMS Newsletter 68:13-14

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