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Phoenix Mine, Phoenixville Mining District, Schuylkill Township, Chester Co., Pennsylvania, USAi
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Chester Co.County
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
40° 5' 51'' North , 75° 31' 25'' West
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Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Phoenixville16,658 (2017)3.7km
Chesterbrook4,589 (2017)6.0km
Malvern3,430 (2017)6.9km
Paoli5,575 (2017)7.4km
Chester Springs7,520 (2017)7.9km


A lead mine on the Wheatley vein. One of the Wheatley mines. Started before 1860 and owned by Charles Wheatley. Workings featured a 27 meter deep shaft and 122 meters of drifts (tunnels).

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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3 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Pyromorphite
Formula: Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Description: Collected David S. Bernstein 2010
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Wulfenite
Formula: Pb(MoO4)

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Wulfenite7.GA.05Pb(MoO4)
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Pyromorphite8.BN.05Pb5(PO4)3Cl

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Pyromorphite41.8.4.1Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Wulfenite48.1.3.1Pb(MoO4)
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
O WulfenitePb(MoO4)
O QuartzSiO2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
PPhosphorus
P PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
ClChlorine
Cl PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
MoMolybdenum
Mo WulfenitePb(MoO4)
PbLead
Pb PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
Pb WulfenitePb(MoO4)

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