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Pendeen Consols, Pendeen, St Just, Cornwall, England, UKi
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Pendeen ConsolsMine
PendeenVillage
St JustCivil Parish
CornwallCounty
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
50° 9' 52'' North , 5° 40' 3'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
UK National Grid Reference:
SW381359
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
St Just1,957 (2017)4.6km
Madron626 (2017)8.1km
Penzance19,872 (2017)10.6km
Mousehole697 (2017)12.9km
St Ives9,966 (2017)13.7km


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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


12 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Brochantite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Reference: P Haas, collected 2003
Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Reference: Collins, J.H. (1892): "A Handbook to the Mineralogy of Cornwall and Devon", 2nd ed., D. Bradford Barton Ltd. (Truro, UK), pp. 108.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: J Ralph collection
Chalcopyrite var: Blister Copper
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: collected by M Perry, St Just
Connellite
Formula: Cu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
Reference: P Haas, collected 2003
Devilline
Formula: CaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Reference: P Haas, collected 2009
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Reference: collected by M Perry, St Just
Fluorapatite var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
Reference: collected by M Perry, St Just
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: P Haas, collected 2003
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: P Haas, collected 2009
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Reid, C., Flett, J.S., Wilkinson, B.S.N., Dixon, E.E.L., Pollard, W., and MacAlister, D.A. (1907): The Geology of the Land's End District. HMSO Publications (London), p. 115.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Dines, H.G. (1956): The metalliferous mining region of south-west England. HMSO Publications (London), Vol. 1, pp. 91-92.
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Reference: P Haas, collected 2003
Schorl
Formula: Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: P Haas, collected 2004
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: P Haas, collected 2004

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
var: Blister Copper2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 3 - Halides
Connellite3.DA.25Cu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cassiterite4.DB.05SnO2
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Brochantite7.BB.25Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Devilline7.DD.30CaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Fluorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3F
var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
Group 9 - Silicates
Schorl9.CK.05Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
AX2
Cassiterite4.4.1.5SnO2
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 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)5(XO4)2Zq·xH2O
Devilline31.6.1.1CaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Fluorapatite41.8.1.1Ca5(PO4)3F
var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite41.8.1.4Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
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 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Chalcopyrite
var: Blister Copper
-CuFeS2
Quartz
var: Chalcedony
-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H ConnelliteCu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
H BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
H SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H DevillineCaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
BBoron
B SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
CCarbon
C SideriteFeCO3
C Fluorapatite (var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite)Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
OOxygen
O SideriteFeCO3
O ConnelliteCu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
O BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
O HematiteFe2O3
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
O QuartzSiO2
O SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O CassiteriteSnO2
O Fluorapatite (var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite)Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O DevillineCaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
O FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
FFluorine
F Fluorapatite (var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite)Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
F FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
NaSodium
Na SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
AlAluminium
Al SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
SiSilicon
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
PPhosphorus
P Fluorapatite (var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite)Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
P FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
SSulfur
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S ConnelliteCu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
S BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
S Chalcopyrite (var: Blister Copper)CuFeS2
S DevillineCaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
S PyriteFeS2
ClChlorine
Cl ConnelliteCu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
CaCalcium
Ca Fluorapatite (var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite)Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
Ca DevillineCaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Ca FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
FeIron
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Fe Chalcopyrite (var: Blister Copper)CuFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu ConnelliteCu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
Cu BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
Cu Chalcopyrite (var: Blister Copper)CuFeS2
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu DevillineCaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
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

Other Regions, Features and Areas containing this locality

British IslesGroup of Islands
Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
UK

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