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Polmear Cliff, Carlyon, Cornwall, England, UKi
Regional Level Types
Polmear CliffCliff
CarlyonCivil Parish
CornwallCounty
EnglandConstituent Country
UKCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
50° 19' 54'' North , 4° 44' 44'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
St Austell25,447 (2017)2.4km
Par9,462 (2015)3.7km
Luxulian388 (2017)6.5km
Mevagissey2,117 (2017)7.3km
Fowey2,131 (2017)7.6km


A small recently discovered trial in 2011 on Polmear Cliff following a diminishing galena stringer in a light coloured Killas, main drive heads north with a crosscut heading east, no stoping. No records of it have yet been found.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


8 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: P D Trebilcock collection.
Beudantite
Formula: PbFe3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Reference: P D Trebilcock collection.
Carminite
Formula: PbFe3+2(AsO4)2(OH)2
Reference: P D Trebilcock collection.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: P D Trebilcock collection.
Pharmacosiderite
Formula: KFe3+4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
Reference: P D Trebilcock collection.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: P D Trebilcock collection.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: P D Trebilcock collection.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: P D Trebilcock collection.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Beudantite8.BL.05PbFe3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Carminite8.BH.30PbFe3+2(AsO4)2(OH)2
Pharmacosiderite8.DK.10KFe3+4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)3(XO4)2Zq
Carminite41.10.6.1PbFe3+2(AsO4)2(OH)2
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)5(XO4)3Zq·xH2O
Pharmacosiderite42.8.1a.1KFe3+4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
Group 43 - COMPOUND PHOSPHATES, ETC.
Anhydrous Compound Phosphates, etc·, Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
Beudantite43.4.1.1PbFe3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
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

HHydrogen
H BeudantitePbFe3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
H CarminitePbFe23+(AsO4)2(OH)2
H PharmacosideriteKFe43+(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
OOxygen
O BeudantitePbFe3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
O CarminitePbFe23+(AsO4)2(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O PharmacosideriteKFe43+(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S BeudantitePbFe3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
S GalenaPbS
S SphaleriteZnS
S PyriteFeS2
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
KPotassium
K PharmacosideriteKFe43+(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
FeIron
Fe BeudantitePbFe3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Fe CarminitePbFe23+(AsO4)2(OH)2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PharmacosideriteKFe43+(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As BeudantitePbFe3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
As CarminitePbFe23+(AsO4)2(OH)2
As PharmacosideriteKFe43+(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
PbLead
Pb BeudantitePbFe3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Pb CarminitePbFe23+(AsO4)2(OH)2
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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P. D. Trebilcock

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