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Basset Mines, Carnkie, Carn Brea, Cornwall, England, UKi
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View of the Carn Brea mining area, ca. 1905.

Basset Mines, Carnkie, Carn Brea, Cornwall, England, UK
View of the Carn Brea mining area, ca. 1900.

Basset Mines, Carnkie, Carn Brea, Cornwall, England, UK
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 50° 12' 43'' North , 5° 15' 0'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 50.21201,-5.25010
GeoHash:G#: gbum8sbfp
Locality type:Group of Mines
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Four Lanes1,416 (2017)1.4km
Redruth42,690 (2017)3.0km
Camborne22,500 (2012)3.4km
North Country773 (2017)4.3km
St. Day700 (2011)5.5km


In 1896, South Frances United Mines (including South Wheal Frances and West Wheal Basset), Wheal Basset (including North Wheal Basset) and West Wheal Frances were united under the name Basset Mines Ltd.

Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
British IslesGroup of Islands
Devon and Cornwall metalliferous mining district, England, UKMining District
Camborne-Redruth and St Day Mining District, Cornwall, England, UKMining District

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List

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

43 valid minerals. 3 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Autunite
Formula: Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: Hill, J.B., MacAlister, D.A., and Flett, J.S. (1906): The geology of Falmouth and Truro and of the mining district of Camborne and Redruth. HSMO Publications (London), 335 pp.; Golley, P., and Williams, R. (1995): Cornish Mineral Reference Manual. Endsleigh Publications (Truro), 104 pp.
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Goley, P. and Williams R. (1995) Cornish Mineral Reference Manual. Endsleigh Publications
Bassetite (TL)
Formula: Fe2+(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
Type Locality:
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine (1915): 17: 221; Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 995.; Mineralogical Magazine 1989 53 : 473-478
Bismutite
Formula: (BiO)2CO3
Reference: No reference listed
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Brochantite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Reference: No reference listed
Cacoxenite
Formula: Fe3+24AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
Reference: George Eric Stanley Curtis collection
Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Chalcanthite
Formula: CuSO4 · 5H2O
Reference: Royal Cornwall Polytechnic Society (1870): 38. Annual Report, pp. 30-31; Collins, J.H. (1892): "A Handbook to the Mineralogy of Cornwall and Devon", 2nd ed., D. Bradford Barton Ltd. (Truro, UK), pp. 108.
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Chalcophyllite
Formula: Cu18Al2(AsO4)4(SO4)3(OH)24 · 36H2O
Reference: [Golley & Williams, 1995, 16 - "Cornish Mineral Reference Manual"]
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
'Chlorite Group'
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Connellite
Formula: Cu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
Reference: No reference listed
Copper
Formula: Cu
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Cuprite var: Chalcotrichite
Formula: Cu2O
Cyanotrichite
Formula: Cu4Al2(SO4)(OH)12 · 2H2O
Reference: Goley, P. and Williams R. (1995) Cornish Mineral Reference Manual. Endsleigh Publications
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Lapis 11(2), 18 (1986)
Galena
Formula: PbS
Galena var: Argentiferous Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Dines, H.G. (1956): The metalliferous mining region of south-west England. HMSO Publications (London), Vol. 1, pp. 341-351.
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Dale Foster Collection
Johannite
Formula: Cu(UO2)2(SO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2O
Reference: No reference listed
Langite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
Libethenite
Formula: Cu2(PO4)(OH)
Liebigite
Formula: Ca2(UO2)(CO3)3 · 11H2O
Reference: Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 241.; Goley, P. and Williams R. (1995) Cornish Mineral Reference Manual. Endsleigh Publications
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Metatorbernite
Formula: Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Reference: Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 992.; Goley, P. and Williams R. (1995) Cornish Mineral Reference Manual. Endsleigh Publications
Pseudomalachite
Formula: Cu5(PO4)2(OH)4
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Amethyst
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Rory Donaldson collection
Saléeite
Formula: Mg(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
Reference: Goley, P. and Williams R. (1995) Cornish Mineral Reference Manual. Endsleigh Publications
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Hill, J.B., MacAlister, D.A., and Flett, J.S. (1906): The geology of Falmouth and Truro and of the mining district of Camborne and Redruth. HSMO Publications (London), 335 pp.
Silver
Formula: Ag
Description: A one-time find of a small amount of acanthite and native silver has been documented in 1813.
Reference: Carne, J. (1822): Transactions of the Royal Geological Society of Cornwall 2, 49-128; Hogg, T. (1825): A Manual of Mineralogy. Polyblank Publishers (London), p. 20; 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.; Hill, J.B., MacAlister, D.A., and Flett, J.S. (1906): The geology of Falmouth and Truro and of the mining district of Camborne and Redruth. HSMO Publications (London), 335 pp.
Tennantite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Reference: Lapis 11(2), 18 (1986)
Tenorite
Formula: CuO
Reference: Lapis 11(2), 18 (1986)
Torbernite
Formula: Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Uraninite
Formula: UO2
Reference: Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: Handbook of Mineralogy, Vol. IV
Uraninite var: Pitchblende
Formula: UO2
Reference: Paul De Bondt collection
Uranospathite (TL)
Formula: (Al,☐)(UO2)2(PO4)2F · 20(H2O,F)
Type Locality:
Reference: [Embrey & Symes, 1987, 45 - "Minerals of Cornwall and Devon"]
Uranospinite
Formula: Ca(UO2)(AsO4)2 · 10H2O
Description: According to Golley & Williams (1995), XRD analyses of visually identified uranospinite specimens from Wheal Basset by N.J. Elton have shown them to be metatorbernite. Nonetheless, one specimen with mint-green crystals from the J.P. Gliddon collection (collected and sold to him labelled as uranospinite by R.W. Barstow) has been confirmed as uranospinite by XRD (P. Haas collection).
Reference: Golley, P. and Williams R. (1995): Cornish Mineral Reference Manual. Endsleigh Publications (Truro), 104 pp.
Vochtenite (TL)
Formula: (Fe2+,Mg)Fe3+(UO2)4(PO4)4(OH) · 12-13H2O
Type Locality:
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine 1989 53 : 473-478
'Wolframite'
Formula: (Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine 1989 53 : 473-478
Zeunerite
Formula: Cu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 12H2O
Reference: [[UKJMM 16:4]]

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Copper1.AA.05Cu
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Acanthite2.BA.35Ag2S
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
var: Argentiferous Galena2.CD.10PbS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Tennantite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Group 3 - Halides
Connellite3.DA.25Cu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cassiterite4.DB.05SnO2
Cuprite4.AA.10Cu2O
var: Chalcotrichite4.AA.10Cu2O
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Amethyst4.DA.05SiO2
Tenorite4.AB.10CuO
Uraninite4.DL.05UO2
var: Pitchblende4.DL.05UO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Bismutite5.BE.25(BiO)2CO3
Liebigite5.ED.20Ca2(UO2)(CO3)3 · 11H2O
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Brochantite7.BB.25Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Chalcanthite7.CB.20CuSO4 · 5H2O
Cyanotrichite7.DE.10Cu4Al2(SO4)(OH)12 · 2H2O
Johannite7.EB.05Cu(UO2)2(SO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2O
Langite7.DD.10Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Autunite8.EB.05Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Bassetite (TL)8.EB.10Fe2+(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
Cacoxenite8.DC.40Fe3+24AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
Chalcophyllite8.DF.30Cu18Al2(AsO4)4(SO4)3(OH)24 · 36H2O
Libethenite8.BB.30Cu2(PO4)(OH)
Metatorbernite8.EB.10Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Pseudomalachite8.BD.05Cu5(PO4)2(OH)4
Saléeite8.EB.05Mg(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
Torbernite8.EB.05Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Uranospathite (TL)8.EB.25(Al,☐)(UO2)2(PO4)2F · 20(H2O,F)
Uranospinite8.EB.05Ca(UO2)(AsO4)2 · 10H2O
Vochtenite (TL)8.EB.30(Fe2+,Mg)Fe3+(UO2)4(PO4)4(OH) · 12-13H2O
Zeunerite8.EB.05Cu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 12H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Chrysocolla9.ED.20Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'Wolframite'-(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4

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
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Acanthite2.4.1.1Ag2S
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
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 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
Tennantite3.3.6.2Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X
Cuprite4.1.1.1Cu2O
AX
Tenorite4.2.3.1CuO
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
AX2
Cassiterite4.4.1.5SnO2
Group 5 - OXIDES CONTAINING URANIUM OR THORIUM
AXO2·xH2O
Uraninite5.1.1.1UO2
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
Group 15 - HYDRATED NORMAL CARBONATES
AmBn(XO3)p·xH2O, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Liebigite15.3.2.1Ca2(UO2)(CO3)3 · 11H2O
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Bismutite16a.3.5.1(BiO)2CO3
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Chalcanthite29.6.7.1CuSO4 · 5H2O
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 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)m(XO4)pZq·xH2O, where m:p > 6:1
Connellite31.1.1.1Cu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
(AB)6(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Cyanotrichite31.2.1.1Cu4Al2(SO4)(OH)12 · 2H2O
(AB)4(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Langite31.4.3.1Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
(AB)3(XO4)2Zq·xH2O
Johannite31.8.2.1Cu(UO2)2(SO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2O
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
AB2(XO4)2·xH2O, containing (UO2)2+
Autunite40.2a.1.1Ca(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Bassetite (TL)40.2a.16.1Fe2+(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
Metatorbernite40.2a.13.2Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Saléeite40.2a.11.1Mg(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
Torbernite40.2a.13.1Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Uranospathite (TL)40.2a.22.1(Al,☐)(UO2)2(PO4)2F · 20(H2O,F)
Uranospinite40.2a.2.1Ca(UO2)(AsO4)2 · 10H2O
Zeunerite40.2a.14.1Cu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 12H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)5(XO4)2Zq
Pseudomalachite41.4.3.1Cu5(PO4)2(OH)4
A2(XO4)Zq
Libethenite41.6.6.2Cu2(PO4)(OH)
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)3(XO4)2Zq·xH2O
Vochtenite (TL)42.11.23.1(Fe2+,Mg)Fe3+(UO2)4(PO4)4(OH) · 12-13H2O
Miscellaneous
Cacoxenite42.13.5.1Fe3+24AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
Group 43 - COMPOUND PHOSPHATES, ETC.
Hydrated Compound Phosphates, etc·, Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
Chalcophyllite43.5.14.1Cu18Al2(AsO4)4(SO4)3(OH)24 · 36H2O
Group 74 - PHYLLOSILICATES Modulated Layers
Modulated Layers with joined strips
Chrysocolla74.3.2.1Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
Cuprite
var: Chalcotrichite
-Cu2O
Galena
var: Argentiferous Galena
-PbS
Quartz
var: Amethyst
-SiO2
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Uraninite
var: Pitchblende
-UO2
'Wolframite'-(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H BassetiteFe2+(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
H Uranospathite(Al,☐)(UO2)2(PO4)2F · 20(H2O,F)
H Vochtenite(Fe2+,Mg)Fe3+(UO2)4(PO4)4(OH) · 12-13H2O
H AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H ChalcophylliteCu18Al2(AsO4)4(SO4)3(OH)24 · 36H2O
H CyanotrichiteCu4Al2(SO4)(OH)12 · 2H2O
H JohanniteCu(UO2)2(SO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2O
H LangiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
H LibetheniteCu2(PO4)(OH)
H LiebigiteCa2(UO2)(CO3)3 · 11H2O
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
H SaléeiteMg(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
H TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
H ZeuneriteCu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 12H2O
H PseudomalachiteCu5(PO4)2(OH)4
H BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
H ConnelliteCu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
H ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
H UranospiniteCa(UO2)(AsO4)2 · 10H2O
H ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
H CacoxeniteFe243+AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
BBoron
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
CCarbon
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C LiebigiteCa2(UO2)(CO3)3 · 11H2O
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C Bismutite(BiO)2CO3
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O BassetiteFe2+(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
O Uranospathite(Al,☐)(UO2)2(PO4)2F · 20(H2O,F)
O Vochtenite(Fe2+,Mg)Fe3+(UO2)4(PO4)4(OH) · 12-13H2O
O AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O BaryteBaSO4
O CassiteriteSnO2
O Cuprite (var: Chalcotrichite)Cu2O
O ChalcophylliteCu18Al2(AsO4)4(SO4)3(OH)24 · 36H2O
O CupriteCu2O
O CyanotrichiteCu4Al2(SO4)(OH)12 · 2H2O
O JohanniteCu(UO2)2(SO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2O
O LangiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
O LibetheniteCu2(PO4)(OH)
O LiebigiteCa2(UO2)(CO3)3 · 11H2O
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
O SaléeiteMg(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
O TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
O ZeuneriteCu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 12H2O
O PseudomalachiteCu5(PO4)2(OH)4
O Bismutite(BiO)2CO3
O BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
O ConnelliteCu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
O Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
O Uraninite (var: Pitchblende)UO2
O UraniniteUO2
O TenoriteCuO
O ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
O QuartzSiO2
O UranospiniteCa(UO2)(AsO4)2 · 10H2O
O ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
O Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O CacoxeniteFe243+AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
O SideriteFeCO3
O HematiteFe2O3
FFluorine
F Uranospathite(Al,☐)(UO2)2(PO4)2F · 20(H2O,F)
F FluoriteCaF2
MgMagnesium
Mg SaléeiteMg(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
AlAluminium
Al Uranospathite(Al,☐)(UO2)2(PO4)2F · 20(H2O,F)
Al ChalcophylliteCu18Al2(AsO4)4(SO4)3(OH)24 · 36H2O
Al CyanotrichiteCu4Al2(SO4)(OH)12 · 2H2O
Al ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Al CacoxeniteFe243+AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
SiSilicon
Si Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
Si ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Si QuartzSiO2
PPhosphorus
P BassetiteFe2+(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
P Uranospathite(Al,☐)(UO2)2(PO4)2F · 20(H2O,F)
P Vochtenite(Fe2+,Mg)Fe3+(UO2)4(PO4)4(OH) · 12-13H2O
P AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
P LibetheniteCu2(PO4)(OH)
P MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
P SaléeiteMg(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
P TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
P PseudomalachiteCu5(PO4)2(OH)4
P CacoxeniteFe243+AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
SSulfur
S AcanthiteAg2S
S BaryteBaSO4
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S ChalcociteCu2S
S ChalcophylliteCu18Al2(AsO4)4(SO4)3(OH)24 · 36H2O
S CyanotrichiteCu4Al2(SO4)(OH)12 · 2H2O
S JohanniteCu(UO2)2(SO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2O
S LangiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
S BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
S ConnelliteCu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S PyriteFeS2
S TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
S GalenaPbS
S ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S Galena (var: Argentiferous Galena)PbS
ClChlorine
Cl ConnelliteCu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
CaCalcium
Ca AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
Ca LiebigiteCa2(UO2)(CO3)3 · 11H2O
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca UranospiniteCa(UO2)(AsO4)2 · 10H2O
MnManganese
Mn Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
FeIron
Fe BassetiteFe2+(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
Fe Vochtenite(Fe2+,Mg)Fe3+(UO2)4(PO4)4(OH) · 12-13H2O
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
Fe CacoxeniteFe243+AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe HematiteFe2O3
CuCopper
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu Cuprite (var: Chalcotrichite)Cu2O
Cu ChalcophylliteCu18Al2(AsO4)4(SO4)3(OH)24 · 36H2O
Cu CupriteCu2O
Cu CyanotrichiteCu4Al2(SO4)(OH)12 · 2H2O
Cu JohanniteCu(UO2)2(SO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2O
Cu LangiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
Cu LibetheniteCu2(PO4)(OH)
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Cu TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Cu ZeuneriteCu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 12H2O
Cu PseudomalachiteCu5(PO4)2(OH)4
Cu BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
Cu ConnelliteCu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu CopperCu
Cu TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Cu TenoriteCuO
Cu ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Cu ChalcanthiteCuSO4 · 5H2O
AsArsenic
As ChalcophylliteCu18Al2(AsO4)4(SO4)3(OH)24 · 36H2O
As ZeuneriteCu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 12H2O
As TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
As UranospiniteCa(UO2)(AsO4)2 · 10H2O
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
AgSilver
Ag AcanthiteAg2S
Ag SilverAg
SnTin
Sn CassiteriteSnO2
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
WTungsten
W Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb Galena (var: Argentiferous Galena)PbS
BiBismuth
Bi Bismutite(BiO)2CO3
UUranium
U BassetiteFe2+(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
U Uranospathite(Al,☐)(UO2)2(PO4)2F · 20(H2O,F)
U Vochtenite(Fe2+,Mg)Fe3+(UO2)4(PO4)4(OH) · 12-13H2O
U AutuniteCa(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 11H2O
U JohanniteCu(UO2)2(SO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2O
U LiebigiteCa2(UO2)(CO3)3 · 11H2O
U MetatorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 8H2O
U SaléeiteMg(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 10H2O
U TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
U ZeuneriteCu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 12H2O
U Uraninite (var: Pitchblende)UO2
U UraniniteUO2
U UranospiniteCa(UO2)(AsO4)2 · 10H2O

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

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Early Carboniferous
323.2 - 358.9 Ma



ID: 3192903
Paleozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Mississippian (323.2 - 358.9 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

Late Devonian
358.9 - 382.7 Ma



ID: 2033495
Upper Devonian Rocks (Undifferentiated)

Age: Late Devonian (358.9 - 382.7 Ma)

Lithology: Mudstone, siltstone and sandstone

Reference: British Geological Survey. DiGMapGB-625. British Geological Survey ©NERC. [23]

Ordovician
443.8 - 485.4 Ma



ID: 3144611
Ordovician granite

Age: Ordovician (443.8 - 485.4 Ma)

Lithology: Granite group

Reference: Asch, K. The 1:5M International Geological Map of Europe and Adjacent Areas: Development and Implementation of a GIS-enabled Concept. Geologisches Jahrbuch, SA 3. [147]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

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