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View of the St Ives Consols Mine, ca. 1905.

St Ives Consols, St Ives, Cornwall, England, UK
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St Ives9,966 (2017)
Uny Lelant1,056 (2017)


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43 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals. 1 erroneous literature entry.

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Actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Wilson, A. C. (1975). An Occurrence of Sapphire in the Land's End Granite, Cornwall. HM Stationery Office.
'Amphibole Supergroup'
Formula: AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Reference: Collins, J.H. (1892): "A Handbook to the Mineralogy of Cornwall and Devon", 2nd ed., D. Bradford Barton Ltd. (Truro, UK), pp. 108.
Anatase
Formula: TiO2
Reference: g.curtis collection
Andalusite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
Reference: Wilson, A. C. (1975). An Occurrence of Sapphire in the Land's End Granite, Cornwall. HM Stationery Office.
Anglesite
Formula: PbSO4
Description: Small (< 0.1 mm) white crystals of anglesite in uraniferous hydrocarbon at Wheal Speed, Cornwall, contain co-precipitated radium.
Reference: Harrison, R.K. and Taylor, K. (1966) Bull. Geol. Surv. Gt. Britain, 25, 41; Embrey, P.G. (1978) Fourth supplementary list of British Minerals. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 42, n° 322, p. 169-177.
'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Reference: Dines, H.G. (1956): The metalliferous mining region of south-west England. HMSO Publications (London), Vol. 1, p. 125.
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: Henwood, W.J. (1843): Transactions of the Royal Geological Society of Cornwall 5, 1-386; Hall, T.M. (1868): The Mineralogist's Directory. Edward Stanford (London), 168 pp.; Collins, J.H. (1892): "A Handbook to the Mineralogy of Cornwall and Devon", 2nd ed., D. Bradford Barton Ltd. (Truro, UK), 108 pp.
'Biotite'
Formula: K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Reference: Wilson, A. C. (1975). An Occurrence of Sapphire in the Land's End Granite, Cornwall. HM Stationery Office.
Bismuth
Formula: Bi
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
'Calamine'
Reference: Hall, T.M. (1868): The Mineralogist's Directory. Edward Stanford (London), 168 pp.; Collins, J.H. (1892): "A Handbook to the Mineralogy of Cornwall and Devon", 2nd ed., D. Bradford Barton Ltd. (Truro, UK), 108 pp.
Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Localities: Reported from at least 34 localities in this region.
Cassiterite var: Wood Tin
Formula: SnO2
Chalcanthite
Formula: CuSO4 · 5H2O
Reference: Hall, T.M. (1868): The Mineralogist's Directory. Edward Stanford (London), 168 pp.; Collins, J.H. (1892): "A Handbook to the Mineralogy of Cornwall and Devon", 2nd ed., D. Bradford Barton Ltd. (Truro, UK), 108 pp.; Dines, H.G. (1956): The metalliferous mining region of south-west England. HMSO Publications (London), Vol. 1, p. 114-117
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
Chalcopyrite var: Blister Copper
Formula: CuFeS2
'Chalcosiderite-Turquoise Series'
Reference: Eric Curtis collection (visual ID by Uwe Kolitsch)
'Chlorite Group'
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Clinoclase
Formula: Cu3(AsO4)(OH)3
'Clinoptilolite'
Reference: Steve Sorrell Collection
Connellite (TL)
Formula: Cu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
Type Locality:
Reference: Rashleigh (1802) British Minerals Vol. 2.; Semmons, W. (1885) Notes on a recent discovery of "connellite". Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 6, n° 30, 160-163.; Palache, C., Berman, H., and Frondel, C. (1951) The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 573.
Copper
Formula: Cu
Corundum
Formula: Al2O3
Corundum var: Sapphire
Formula: Al2O3
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Cuprite var: Chalcotrichite
Formula: Cu2O
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Dines, H.G. (1956): The metalliferous mining region of south-west England. HMSO Publications (London), Vol. 1, p. 114-117.
Erythrite
Formula: Co3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Reference: Hall, T.M. (1868): The Mineralogist's Directory. Edward Stanford (London), 168 pp.; Collins, J.H. (1892): "A Handbook to the Mineralogy of Cornwall and Devon", 2nd ed., D. Bradford Barton Ltd. (Truro, UK), 108 pp.
'Feldspar Group'
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Hall, T.M. (1868): The Mineralogist's Directory. Edward Stanford (London), 168 pp.; Collins, J.H. (1892): "A Handbook to the Mineralogy of Cornwall and Devon", 2nd ed., D. Bradford Barton Ltd. (Truro, UK), 108 pp.; Dines, H.G. (1956): The metalliferous mining region of south-west England. HMSO Publications (London), Vol. 1, p. 114-117
Galena
Formula: PbS
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Dale Foster collection
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Hematite var: Specularite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Reid, C., Flett, J.S., Wilkinson, B.S.N., Dixon, E.E.L., Pollard, W., and MacAlister, D.A. (1907): The Geology of the Land's End District. HMSO Publications (London), p. 48
'Heulandite subgroup'
'Hornblende'
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Liroconite
Formula: Cu2Al(AsO4)(OH)4 · 4H2O
Reference: Hall, T.M. (1868): The Mineralogist's Directory. Edward Stanford (London), 168 pp.; Collins, J.H. (1892): "A Handbook to the Mineralogy of Cornwall and Devon", 2nd ed., D. Bradford Barton Ltd. (Truro, UK), 108 pp.
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Muscovite var: Gilbertite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Dines, H.G. (1956): The metalliferous mining region of south-west England. HMSO Publications (London), Vol. 1, p. 125.
Opal ?
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: Collins, J.H. (1892): "A Handbook to the Mineralogy of Cornwall and Devon", 2nd ed., D. Bradford Barton Ltd. (Truro, UK), pp. 108.
Opal var: Isopyre ?
Reference: Collins, J.H. (1892): "A Handbook to the Mineralogy of Cornwall and Devon", 2nd ed., D. Bradford Barton Ltd. (Truro, UK), pp. 108.
Orthoclase
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 13 localities in this region.
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Collins, J.H. (1892): "A Handbook to the Mineralogy of Cornwall and Devon", 2nd ed., D. Bradford Barton Ltd. (Truro, UK), pp. 108.
Scheelite
Formula: Ca(WO4)
Reference: Goley, P. and Williams R. (1995) Cornish Mineral Reference Manual. Endsleigh Publications
Schorl
Formula: Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 13 localities in this region.
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Tenorite
Formula: CuO
Topaz
Formula: Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Reference: Reid, C., Flett, J.S., Wilkinson, B.S.N., Dixon, E.E.L., Pollard, W., and MacAlister, D.A. (1907): The Geology of the Land's End District. HMSO Publications (London), p. 53.
Torbernite
Formula: Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Tristramite
Formula: (Ca,U,Fe)(PO4,SO4) · 2H2O
Uraninite
Formula: UO2
Uraninite var: Pitchblende
Formula: UO2
Wulfenite
Formula: Pb(MoO4)
Locality: St Ives, Cornwall, England, UK - erroneously reported
Reference: G.Curtis private collection
Xenotime-(Y)
Formula: Y(PO4)
Reference: Goley, P. and Williams R. (1995) Cornish Mineral Reference Manual. Endsleigh Publications

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Bismuth1.CA.05Bi
Copper1.AA.05Cu
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
var: Blister Copper2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 3 - Halides
Connellite (TL)3.DA.25Cu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Anatase4.DD.05TiO2
Cassiterite4.DB.05SnO2
var: Wood Tin4.DB.05SnO2
Corundum4.CB.05Al2O3
var: Sapphire4.CB.05Al2O3
Cuprite4.AA.10Cu2O
var: Chalcotrichite4.AA.10Cu2O
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
var: Specularite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Opal ?4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
var: Isopyre ?4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
Tenorite4.AB.10CuO
Uraninite4.DL.05UO2
var: Pitchblende4.DL.05UO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Anglesite7.AD.35PbSO4
Chalcanthite7.CB.20CuSO4 · 5H2O
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Scheelite7.GA.05Ca(WO4)
Wulfenite ?7.GA.05Pb(MoO4)
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Clinoclase8.BE.20Cu3(AsO4)(OH)3
Erythrite8.CE.40Co3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Liroconite8.DF.20Cu2Al(AsO4)(OH)4 · 4H2O
Torbernite8.EB.05Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Tristramite8.CJ.45(Ca,U,Fe)(PO4,SO4) · 2H2O
Xenotime-(Y)8.AD.35Y(PO4)
Group 9 - Silicates
Actinolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Andalusite9.AF.10Al2(SiO4)O
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Gilbertite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Orthoclase9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Schorl9.CK.05Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Topaz9.AF.35Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Calamine'-
'Chalcosiderite-Turquoise Series'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Clinoptilolite'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'Heulandite subgroup'-
'Hornblende'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

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
Semi-metals and non-metals
Bismuth1.3.1.4Bi
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
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
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X
Cuprite4.1.1.1Cu2O
AX
Tenorite4.2.3.1CuO
A2X3
Corundum4.3.1.1Al2O3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
AX2
Anatase4.4.4.1TiO2
Cassiterite4.4.1.5SnO2
Group 5 - OXIDES CONTAINING URANIUM OR THORIUM
AXO2·xH2O
Uraninite5.1.1.1UO2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anglesite28.3.1.3PbSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Chalcanthite29.6.7.1CuSO4 · 5H2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)m(XO4)pZq·xH2O, where m:p > 6:1
Connellite (TL)31.1.1.1Cu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
AB2(XO4)2·xH2O, containing (UO2)2+
Torbernite40.2a.13.1Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
A3(XO4)2·xH2O
Erythrite40.3.6.3Co3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
(AB)5(XO4)2·xH2O
Tristramite40.4.7.6(Ca,U,Fe)(PO4,SO4) · 2H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)3(XO4)Zq
Clinoclase41.3.1.1Cu3(AsO4)(OH)3
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)3(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Liroconite42.2.1.1Cu2Al(AsO4)(OH)4 · 4H2O
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Scheelite48.1.2.1Ca(WO4)
Wulfenite ?48.1.3.1Pb(MoO4)
Group 52 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and O,OH,F,H2O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] and >[4] coordination
Andalusite52.2.2b.1Al2(SiO4)O
Insular SiO4 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [6] coordination only
Topaz52.3.1.1Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with borate groups
Schorl61.3.1.10Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with H2O and organics
Opal ?75.2.1.1SiO2 · nH2O
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Orthoclase76.1.1.1K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Actinolite-☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
'Amphibole Supergroup'-AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Biotite'-K(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
'Calamine'-
Cassiterite
var: Wood Tin
-SnO2
Chalcopyrite
var: Blister Copper
-CuFeS2
'Chalcosiderite-Turquoise Series'-
'Chlorite Group'-
'Clinoptilolite'-
Corundum
var: Sapphire
-Al2O3
Cuprite
var: Chalcotrichite
-Cu2O
'Feldspar Group'-
Hematite
var: Specularite
-Fe2O3
'Heulandite subgroup'-
'Hornblende'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Muscovite
var: Gilbertite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Opal
var: Isopyre ?
-SiO2 · nH2O
Quartz
var: Chalcedony
-SiO2
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Uraninite
var: Pitchblende
-UO2
Xenotime-(Y)-Y(PO4)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H ConnelliteCu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
H ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
H Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
H TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
H ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
H Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H LiroconiteCu2Al(AsO4)(OH)4 · 4H2O
H ClinoclaseCu3(AsO4)(OH)3
H Muscovite (var: Gilbertite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
H Tristramite(Ca,U,Fe)(PO4,SO4) · 2H2O
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H OpalSiO2 · nH2O
BBoron
B SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
CCarbon
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C SideriteFeCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
OOxygen
O ConnelliteCu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
O CassiteriteSnO2
O ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
O QuartzSiO2
O CupriteCu2O
O Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O Cuprite (var: Chalcotrichite)Cu2O
O HematiteFe2O3
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
O ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
O Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
O TenoriteCuO
O Uraninite (var: Pitchblende)UO2
O SideriteFeCO3
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O UraniniteUO2
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
O LiroconiteCu2Al(AsO4)(OH)4 · 4H2O
O ClinoclaseCu3(AsO4)(OH)3
O Cassiterite (var: Wood Tin)SnO2
O Muscovite (var: Gilbertite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
O Corundum (var: Sapphire)Al2O3
O AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
O CorundumAl2O3
O Tristramite(Ca,U,Fe)(PO4,SO4) · 2H2O
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O Xenotime-(Y)Y(PO4)
O ScheeliteCa(WO4)
O Hematite (var: Specularite)Fe2O3
O TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O AnglesitePbSO4
O AnataseTiO2
O OpalSiO2 · nH2O
O WulfenitePb(MoO4)
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
F Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
F ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
F BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
F TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
NaSodium
Na SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
MgMagnesium
Mg Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
AlAluminium
Al SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Al Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Al LiroconiteCu2Al(AsO4)(OH)4 · 4H2O
Al Muscovite (var: Gilbertite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Al Corundum (var: Sapphire)Al2O3
Al AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Al CorundumAl2O3
Al TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
Si Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Si Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
Si Muscovite (var: Gilbertite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Si AndalusiteAl2(SiO4)O
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Si TopazAl2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Si OpalSiO2 · nH2O
PPhosphorus
P TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
P ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
P Tristramite(Ca,U,Fe)(PO4,SO4) · 2H2O
P Xenotime-(Y)Y(PO4)
SSulfur
S ConnelliteCu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
S ChalcociteCu2S
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S PyriteFeS2
S Chalcopyrite (var: Blister Copper)CuFeS2
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S GalenaPbS
S SphaleriteZnS
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S Tristramite(Ca,U,Fe)(PO4,SO4) · 2H2O
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S AnglesitePbSO4
ClChlorine
Cl ConnelliteCu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
Cl Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Cl ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
KPotassium
K Muscovite (var: Gilbertite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
K OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
CaCalcium
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Ca Tristramite(Ca,U,Fe)(PO4,SO4) · 2H2O
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca ScheeliteCa(WO4)
TiTitanium
Ti Amphibole SupergroupAX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Ti AnataseTiO2
FeIron
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe Actinolite☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Fe Chalcopyrite (var: Blister Copper)CuFeS2
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe BiotiteK(Fe2+/Mg)2(Al/Fe3+/Mg)([Si/Al]Si2O10)(OH/F)2
Fe Tristramite(Ca,U,Fe)(PO4,SO4) · 2H2O
Fe Hematite (var: Specularite)Fe2O3
CoCobalt
Co ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
CuCopper
Cu ConnelliteCu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu CupriteCu2O
Cu Cuprite (var: Chalcotrichite)Cu2O
Cu Chalcopyrite (var: Blister Copper)CuFeS2
Cu TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Cu TenoriteCuO
Cu CopperCu
Cu LiroconiteCu2Al(AsO4)(OH)4 · 4H2O
Cu ClinoclaseCu3(AsO4)(OH)3
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
As LiroconiteCu2Al(AsO4)(OH)4 · 4H2O
As ClinoclaseCu3(AsO4)(OH)3
YYttrium
Y Xenotime-(Y)Y(PO4)
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
Mo WulfenitePb(MoO4)
SnTin
Sn CassiteriteSnO2
Sn Cassiterite (var: Wood Tin)SnO2
WTungsten
W ScheeliteCa(WO4)
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb AnglesitePbSO4
Pb WulfenitePb(MoO4)
BiBismuth
Bi BismuthBi
UUranium
U TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
U Uraninite (var: Pitchblende)UO2
U UraniniteUO2
U Tristramite(Ca,U,Fe)(PO4,SO4) · 2H2O

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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Dines, H. G. (1956). The metalliferous mining region of south-west England (Vol. 1). HM Stationery Office.

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