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Newlyn, Penzance, Cornwall, England, UKi
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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 50° North , 5° West (est.)
Margin of Error:~4km
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate


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Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
British IslesGroup of Islands
Devon and Cornwall metalliferous mining district, England, UKMining District
Mount's Bay Mining District, Cornwall, England, UKMining District

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Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

26 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

'Apatite'
Reference: G. Curtis specimen
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Bismuth
Formula: Bi
Bismuthinite
Formula: Bi2S3
Reference: Goley, P. and Williams R. (1995) Cornish Mineral Reference Manual. Endsleigh Publications
Botallackite
Formula: Cu2(OH)3Cl
Reference: Paul De Bondt collection
Boulangerite
Formula: Pb5Sb4S11
Brochantite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Reference: Paul De Bondt collection
Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Paul De Bondt collection
Clinochlore
Formula: Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Reference: Goley, P. and Williams R. (1995) Cornish Mineral Reference Manual. Endsleigh Publications
Cronstedtite
Formula: Fe2+2Fe3+((Si,Fe3+)2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Goley, P. and Williams R. (1995) Cornish Mineral Reference Manual. Endsleigh Publications
Galena
Formula: PbS
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Paul De Bondt collection
Hisingerite
Formula: Fe3+2(Si2O5)(OH)4 · 2H2O
Reference: Goley, P. and Williams R. (1995) Cornish Mineral Reference Manual. Endsleigh Publications
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Description: Found in a single patch on the first bench with crystals up to 4 mm. Analysed by Richard Braithwait of Manchester University.
Reference: Paul De Bondt collection
'Joséite'
Formula: Bi4TeS2
Reference: Goley, P. and Williams R. (1995) Cornish Mineral Reference Manual. Endsleigh Publications
Joséite-B
Formula: Bi4Te2S
Reference: Goley, P. and Williams R. (1995) Cornish Mineral Reference Manual. Endsleigh Publications
Löllingite
Formula: FeAs2
Reference: Goley, P. and Williams R. (1995) Cornish Mineral Reference Manual. Endsleigh Publications
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Natanite
Formula: Fe2+[Sn(OH)6]
Pharmacosiderite
Formula: KFe3+4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
Reference: G. Curtis
Pumpellyite-(Mg)
Formula: Ca2MgAl2(Si2O7)(SiO4)(OH)2 · H2O
Reference: [Golley & Williams, 1995, 49 - "Cornish Mineral Reference Manual"]
Pyrargyrite
Formula: Ag3SbS3
Reference: G.Curtis collection.; G.Curtis collection 2009
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Paul De Bondt collection
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Agate
Reference: Paul De Bondt collection
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Reference: RW Barstow specimen; Goley, P. and Williams R. (1995) Cornish Mineral Reference Manual. Endsleigh Publications
Quartz var: Jasper
Reference: Paul De Bondt collection
Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Bismuth1.CA.05Bi
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Bismuthinite2.DB.05Bi2S3
Boulangerite2.HC.15Pb5Sb4S11
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Joséite-B2.DC.05Bi4Te2S
Löllingite2.EB.15aFeAs2
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Pyrargyrite2.GA.05Ag3SbS3
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Group 3 - Halides
Botallackite3.DA.10bCu2(OH)3Cl
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cassiterite4.DB.05SnO2
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Natanite4.FC.10Fe2+[Sn(OH)6]
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Agate4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
var: Jasper4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Brochantite7.BB.25Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Scheelite7.GA.05Ca(WO4)
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Pharmacosiderite8.DK.10KFe3+4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Clinochlore9.EC.55Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Cronstedtite9.ED.15Fe2+2Fe3+((Si,Fe3+)2O5)(OH)4
Hisingerite9.ED.10Fe3+2(Si2O5)(OH)4 · 2H2O
Pumpellyite-(Mg)9.BG.20Ca2MgAl2(Si2O7)(SiO4)(OH)2 · H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Joséite'-Bi4TeS2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Semi-metals and non-metals
Bismuth1.3.1.4Bi
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 4:3
'Joséite'2.6.2.1Bi4TeS2
Joséite-B2.6.2.2Bi4Te2S
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Bismuthinite2.11.2.3Bi2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Löllingite2.12.2.9FeAs2
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø = 3
Pyrargyrite3.4.1.2Ag3SbS3
2.5 < ø < 3
Boulangerite3.5.2.1Pb5Sb4S11
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
AX2
Cassiterite4.4.1.5SnO2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
X(OH)3
Natanite6.3.6.3Fe2+[Sn(OH)6]
Group 10 - OXYHALIDES AND HYDROXYHALIDES
A2(O,OH)3Xq
Botallackite10.1.3.1Cu2(OH)3Cl
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
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 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 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Scheelite48.1.2.1Ca(WO4)
Group 58 - SOROSILICATES Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups
Insular, Mixed, Single, and Larger Tetrahedral Groups with cations in [6] and higher coordination; single and double groups (n = 1, 2)
Pumpellyite-(Mg)58.2.2.7Ca2MgAl2(Si2O7)(SiO4)(OH)2 · H2O
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
Cronstedtite71.1.4.7Fe2+2Fe3+((Si,Fe3+)2O5)(OH)4
Hisingerite71.1.5.2Fe3+2(Si2O5)(OH)4 · 2H2O
Sheets of 6-membered rings interlayered 1:1, 2:1, and octahedra
Clinochlore71.4.1.4Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Apatite'-
'Chlorite Group'-
Quartz
var: Agate
-SiO2
var: Chalcedony-SiO2
var: Jasper-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
H CronstedtiteFe22+Fe3+((Si,Fe3+)2O5)(OH)4
H HisingeriteFe23+(Si2O5)(OH)4 · 2H2O
H Pumpellyite-(Mg)Ca2MgAl2(Si2O7)(SiO4)(OH)2 · H2O
H NataniteFe2+[Sn(OH)6]
H BotallackiteCu2(OH)3Cl
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
H PharmacosideriteKFe43+(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
CCarbon
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
O CronstedtiteFe22+Fe3+((Si,Fe3+)2O5)(OH)4
O HisingeriteFe23+(Si2O5)(OH)4 · 2H2O
O Pumpellyite-(Mg)Ca2MgAl2(Si2O7)(SiO4)(OH)2 · H2O
O CassiteriteSnO2
O QuartzSiO2
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
O NataniteFe2+[Sn(OH)6]
O ScheeliteCa(WO4)
O SideriteFeCO3
O BotallackiteCu2(OH)3Cl
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
O PharmacosideriteKFe43+(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
MgMagnesium
Mg ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Mg Pumpellyite-(Mg)Ca2MgAl2(Si2O7)(SiO4)(OH)2 · H2O
AlAluminium
Al ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Al Pumpellyite-(Mg)Ca2MgAl2(Si2O7)(SiO4)(OH)2 · H2O
SiSilicon
Si ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Si CronstedtiteFe22+Fe3+((Si,Fe3+)2O5)(OH)4
Si HisingeriteFe23+(Si2O5)(OH)4 · 2H2O
Si Pumpellyite-(Mg)Ca2MgAl2(Si2O7)(SiO4)(OH)2 · H2O
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
SSulfur
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S BismuthiniteBi2S3
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S JoséiteBi4TeS2
S Joséite-BBi4Te2S
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S PyriteFeS2
S BoulangeritePb5Sb4S11
S PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
S BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
ClChlorine
Cl BotallackiteCu2(OH)3Cl
KPotassium
K PharmacosideriteKFe43+(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
CaCalcium
Ca Pumpellyite-(Mg)Ca2MgAl2(Si2O7)(SiO4)(OH)2 · H2O
Ca ScheeliteCa(WO4)
TiTitanium
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
FeIron
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe CronstedtiteFe22+Fe3+((Si,Fe3+)2O5)(OH)4
Fe HisingeriteFe23+(Si2O5)(OH)4 · 2H2O
Fe LöllingiteFeAs2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe NataniteFe2+[Sn(OH)6]
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe PharmacosideriteKFe43+(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
CuCopper
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu BotallackiteCu2(OH)3Cl
Cu BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
As LöllingiteFeAs2
As PharmacosideriteKFe43+(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
AgSilver
Ag PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
SnTin
Sn CassiteriteSnO2
Sn NataniteFe2+[Sn(OH)6]
SbAntimony
Sb BoulangeritePb5Sb4S11
Sb PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
TeTellurium
Te JoséiteBi4TeS2
Te Joséite-BBi4Te2S
WTungsten
W ScheeliteCa(WO4)
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb BoulangeritePb5Sb4S11
BiBismuth
Bi BismuthBi
Bi BismuthiniteBi2S3
Bi JoséiteBi4TeS2
Bi Joséite-BBi4Te2S

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

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