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Wheal Prosper, Prosper United Mines (Marazion Mines), St Hilary, Cornwall, England, UKi
Regional Level Types
Wheal ProsperMine
Prosper United Mines (Marazion Mines)Group of Mines
St HilaryCivil Parish
CornwallCounty
EnglandConstituent Country
UKCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
50° 8' 3'' North , 5° 27' 4'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
UK National Grid Reference:
SW534318
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Marazion1,294 (2017)2.0km
Uny Lelant1,056 (2017)5.5km
Germoe175 (2017)5.6km
Hayle8,210 (2017)5.9km
Penzance19,872 (2017)6.4km


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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


13 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Bernie Millington
Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Reference: Bernie Millington
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Bernie Millington
Copper
Formula: Cu
Reference: Phillips, W. (1823): An Elementary Introduction to the Knowledge of Mineralogy, 3rd ed. William Phillips (London), 535 pp.; Hogg, T. (1825): A Manual of Mineralogy. Polyblank Publishers (London), p. 31
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Reference: Phillips, W. (1823): An Elementary Introduction to the Knowledge of Mineralogy, 3rd ed. William Phillips (London), 535 pp.; Hogg, T. (1825): A Manual of Mineralogy. Polyblank Publishers (London), p. 32
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Bernie Millington
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Bernie Millington
Melanterite
Formula: Fe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Reference: Collins, J.H. (1892): "A Handbook to the Mineralogy of Cornwall and Devon", 2nd ed., D. Bradford Barton Ltd. (Truro, UK), pp. 108.
Olivenite
Formula: Cu2(AsO4)(OH)
Reference: Phillips, W. (1823): An Elementary Introduction to the Knowledge of Mineralogy, 3rd ed. William Phillips (London), 535 pp.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Bernie Millington
Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)
Reference: Bernie Millington collection
Serpierite
Formula: Ca(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Reference: Paul De Bondt collection
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Bernie Millington

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Copper1.AA.05Cu
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cassiterite4.DB.05SnO2
Cuprite4.AA.10Cu2O
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Melanterite7.CB.35Fe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Scheelite7.GA.05Ca(WO4)
Serpierite7.DD.30Ca(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Olivenite8.BB.30Cu2(AsO4)(OH)

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
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 = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X
Cuprite4.1.1.1Cu2O
AX2
Cassiterite4.4.1.5SnO2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Melanterite29.6.10.1Fe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)5(XO4)2Zq·xH2O
Serpierite31.6.2.1Ca(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A2(XO4)Zq
Olivenite41.6.6.1Cu2(AsO4)(OH)
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Scheelite48.1.2.1Ca(WO4)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H OliveniteCu2(AsO4)(OH)
H SerpieriteCa(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
CCarbon
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
OOxygen
O MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
O CupriteCu2O
O CassiteriteSnO2
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O ScheeliteCa(WO4)
O OliveniteCu2(AsO4)(OH)
O SerpieriteCa(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
SSulfur
S MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
S GalenaPbS
S SphaleriteZnS
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S PyriteFeS2
S SerpieriteCa(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
CaCalcium
Ca ScheeliteCa(WO4)
Ca SerpieriteCa(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
FeIron
Fe MelanteriteFe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe PyriteFeS2
CuCopper
Cu CopperCu
Cu CupriteCu2O
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu OliveniteCu2(AsO4)(OH)
Cu SerpieriteCa(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn SerpieriteCa(Cu,Zn)4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
As OliveniteCu2(AsO4)(OH)
SnTin
Sn CassiteriteSnO2
WTungsten
W ScheeliteCa(WO4)
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

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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Mines and Miners of Cornwall, Vol XI - Mazarion, St Hilary & Breage, A K Hamilton Jenkin

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