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Cot Valley, St Just, Cornwall, England, UKi
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Cot ValleyValley
St JustCivil Parish
CornwallCounty
EnglandConstituent Country
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50° 7' 1'' North , 5° 41' 28'' West
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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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9 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Habit: Six-sided prisms with flat tops.
Reference: Carne, J. (1822): Transactions of the Royal Geological Society of Cornwall 2, 290-358
Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: Hall, T.M. (1868): The Mineralogist's Directory. Edward Stanford (London), 168 pp.; 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), pp. 100-101
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Hall, T.M. (1868): The Mineralogist's Directory. Edward Stanford (London), 168 pp.; 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), pp. 100-101
'Feldspar Group'
Reference: Hall, T.M. (1868): The Mineralogist's Directory. Edward Stanford (London), 168 pp.
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: Carne, J. (1822): Transactions of the Royal Geological Society of Cornwall 2, 290-358
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Carne, J. (1822): Transactions of the Royal Geological Society of Cornwall 2, 290-358; Hogg, T. (1825): A Manual of Mineralogy. Polyblank Publishers (London), p. 58; Hall, T.M. (1868): The Mineralogist's Directory. Edward Stanford (London), 168 pp.
Hematite var: Specularite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Hogg, T. (1825): A Manual of Mineralogy. Polyblank Publishers (London), p. 58; 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), pp. 100-101
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: Hall, T.M. (1868): The Mineralogist's Directory. Edward Stanford (London), 168 pp.; 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), pp. 100-101
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Amethyst
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Jasper
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), pp. 100-101.
Quartz var: Prase
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Carne, J. (1822): Transactions of the Royal Geological Society of Cornwall 2, 290-358; Hogg, T. (1825): A Manual of Mineralogy. Polyblank Publishers (London), p. 190
Schorl
Formula: Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: Hall, T.M. (1868): The Mineralogist's Directory. Edward Stanford (London), 168 pp.
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
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), pp. 100-101.
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: Dines, H.G. (1956): The Metalliferous Mining Region of South-West England, Vol. 1, BGS Publishing.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cassiterite4.DB.05SnO2
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
var: Specularite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Amethyst4.DA.05SiO2
var: Jasper4.DA.05SiO2
var: Prase4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 9 - Silicates
Schorl9.CK.05Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Feldspar Group'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
AX2
Cassiterite4.4.1.5SnO2
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)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
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 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Feldspar Group'-
Hematite
var: Specularite
-Fe2O3
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Quartz
var: Amethyst
-SiO2
var: Jasper-SiO2
var: Prase-SiO2
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
BBoron
B SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
O CalciteCaCO3
O CassiteriteSnO2
O SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O QuartzSiO2
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O SideriteFeCO3
O HematiteFe2O3
O Hematite (var: Specularite)Fe2O3
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O Quartz (var: Prase)SiO2
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
NaSodium
Na SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
AlAluminium
Al SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
SiSilicon
Si Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
Si SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si QuartzSiO2
Si TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Si Quartz (var: Prase)SiO2
SSulfur
S ChalcociteCu2S
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca FluoriteCaF2
FeIron
Fe SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe Hematite (var: Specularite)Fe2O3
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
CuCopper
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
SnTin
Sn CassiteriteSnO2

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

Localities in this Region

Other Regions, Features and Areas containing this locality

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Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
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