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Carn Gloose, St Just, Cornwall, England, UKi
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St JustCivil Parish
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EnglandConstituent Country
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 50° 7' 16'' North , 5° 42' 12'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 50.12112,-5.70359
GeoHash:G#: gbgvnhqb8
UK National Grid Reference:SW353312
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
St Just1,957 (2017)1.7km
Madron626 (2017)10.0km
Penzance19,872 (2017)11.9km
Mousehole697 (2017)12.5km
Marazion1,294 (2017)16.3km


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Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
British IslesGroup of Islands
Devon and Cornwall metalliferous mining district, England, UKMining District
St Just Mining Region, Cornwall, England, UKRegion
St Just Mining District, Cornwall, England, UKMining District

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

2 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Reference: Dale Foster Collection
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: [Golley & Williams, 1995 - "Cornish Mineral Reference Manual", 51]
Quartz var: Amethyst
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Dale Foster Collection
Quartz var: Citrine
Formula: SiO2
Reference: [Golley & Williams, 1995 - "Cornish Mineral Reference Manual", 51]

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cassiterite4.DB.05SnO2
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Amethyst4.DA.05SiO2
var: Citrine4.DA.05SiO2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Cassiterite4.4.1.5SnO2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
var: Amethyst-SiO2
var: Citrine-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O Quartz (var: Citrine)SiO2
O CassiteriteSnO2
O Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
O QuartzSiO2
SiSilicon
Si Quartz (var: Citrine)SiO2
Si Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
Si QuartzSiO2
SnTin
Sn CassiteriteSnO2

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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Permian
251.902 - 298.9 Ma



ID: 3191499
Paleozoic intrusive rocks

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 298.9 Ma)

Lithology: Intrusive igneous 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]

Ordovician
443.8 - 485.4 Ma



ID: 3130462
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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