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Hope's Nose, Torquay, South Devon, Devon, England, UK

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 50° 27' 47'' North , 3° 28' 51'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 50.4630555556, -3.48083333333
UK National Grid Reference:SX949637

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

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C. J. Stanley, A. J. Criddle and D. Lloyd (1990) Precious and Base Metal Selenide Mineralization at Hope's Nose, Torquay, Devon. Mineralogical Magazine 54:485-493
Weiss, S. (1997): Hope's Nose, Devonshire, Angleterre: Palladium-or et rares séléniures du Sud-Ouest de l'Angleterre. Lapis, 22(10), 13-24 (in German).
W. H. Paar, A. C. Roberts, A. J. Criddle, D. Topa (1998): Mineralogical Magazine, 62, 257-264.

External Links Russel's original description Calcite with gold xrayed to show only gold. The gold is not well connected as anyone who has tried to etch away the calcite has found.

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