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Penhawger Mine, Menheniot, Cornwall, England, UKi
Regional Level Types
Penhawger MineMine
MenheniotCivil Parish
CornwallCounty
EnglandConstituent Country
UKCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
50° 28' 45'' North , 4° 24' 32'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Pensilva1,663 (2017)2.7km
Menheniot782 (2017)4.4km
Liskeard9,237 (2017)4.8km
Callington5,786 (2017)7.2km
Dobwalls1,418 (2017)8.0km


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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


7 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Brochantite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Reference: Jay I.G. Roland, pers. com.
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: Jay I.G. Roland, pers. com.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Jay I.G. Roland, pers. com.
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Jay I.G. Roland, pers. com.
Mimetite
Formula: Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Reference: Jay I.G. Roland, pers. com.
Pyromorphite
Formula: Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Reference: Jay I.G. Roland, pers. com.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Jay I.G. Roland, pers. com.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Brochantite7.BB.25Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Mimetite8.BN.05Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Pyromorphite8.BN.05Pb5(PO4)3Cl

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
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
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 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Mimetite41.8.4.2Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Pyromorphite41.8.4.1Pb5(PO4)3Cl

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
CCarbon
C CerussitePbCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
OOxygen
O BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
O CerussitePbCO3
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
O PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
PPhosphorus
P PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
SSulfur
S BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
S GalenaPbS
S SphaleriteZnS
ClChlorine
Cl MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
Cl PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl
CuCopper
Cu BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
PbLead
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
Pb PyromorphitePb5(PO4)3Cl

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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Henwood, W.J. (1871): Observations on Metalliferous Deposits: On the Lead Mines of Menheniot, Lanreath and Saint Pinnock. Transactions of the Royal Geological Society of Cornwall 8(1), 699-722.

Other Regions, Features and Areas containg this locality

British IslesGroup of Islands
Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
UK

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