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Gunnislake Clitters Mine, Clitters United Mines, Gunnislake, Calstock, Cornwall, England, UK

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 50° 31' 32'' North , 4° 13' 40'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 50.52583,-4.22778
GeoHash:G#: gbuzrvcqm
UK National Grid Reference:SX421720
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate


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Devon and Cornwall metalliferous mining district, England, UK

Mining District - 752 mineral species & varietal names listed

Callington and Tavistock Mining District, Cornwall/Devon, England, UK

Mining District - 213 mineral species & varietal names listed

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


28 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Collection Richard De Nul
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Reference: Collection Richard De Nul
Bismuthinite
Formula: Bi2S3
Reference: Collection Richard De Nul
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: No reference listed
Brochantite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Reference: Collection Richard De Nul
Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Reference: Richard de Nul collection
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: No reference listed
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Smyth, W.M., Reeks, T., and Rudler, F.W. (1864): A Catalogue of the Mineral Collections in the Museum of Practical Geology. HMSO Publications (London), 190 pp.; Hall, T.M. (1868): Edward Stanford (London), 168 pp.
Chalcosiderite
Formula: CuFe3+6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Reference: Collection Richard De Nul
'Chlorite Group'
Reference: Collection Richard De Nul
Connellite
Formula: Cu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
Reference: Collection Richard De Nul
Copper
Formula: Cu
Reference: Richard de Nul collection
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: Collection Richard De Nul
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Reference: Richard de Nul collection
Ferberite
Formula: FeWO4
Reference: [BMS Database]
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Reference: Braithwaite, R.S.W., and Cooper, B.V. (1982): Mineralogical Magazine 46, 119-126; Clark, A.M., Fejer, E.E., Couper, A.G., von Knorring, O., Turner, R.W., and Barstow, R.W. (1983): Mineralogical Magazine 47, 81-83; Golley, P., and Williams, R. (1995): Cornish Mineral Reference Manual. Endsleigh Publications (Truro), 104 pp.
Fluorapatite var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
Reference: Braithwaite, R.S.W., and Cooper, B.V. (1982): Mineralogical Magazine 46, 119-126; Clark, A.M., Fejer, E.E., Couper, A.G., von Knorring, O., Turner, R.W., and Barstow, R.W. (1983): Mineralogical Magazine 47, 81-83; Golley, P., and Williams, R. (1995): Cornish Mineral Reference Manual. Endsleigh Publications (Truro), 104 pp.
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Collection Richard De Nul
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Collection Richard De Nul
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Clark, A.M., Fejer, E.E., Couper, A.G., von Knorring, O., Turner, R.W., and Barstow, R.W. (1983): Mineralogical Magazine 47, 81-83
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Reference: Collection Richard De Nul
'K Feldspar'
Reference: Collection Richard De Nul
'K Feldspar var: Adularia'
Formula: KAlSi3O8
Reference: Collection Richard De Nul
Langite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
Reference: Richard de Nul collection
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Reference: Richard de Nul collection
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Richard de Nul collection
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Clark, A.M., Fejer, E.E., Couper, A.G., von Knorring, O., Turner, R.W., and Barstow, R.W. (1983): Mineralogical Magazine 47, 81-83
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Collection Richard De Nul
Roscherite
Formula: Ca2Mn2+5Be4(PO4)6(OH)4 · 6H2O
Habit: Spherules with radiating fibrous structure and silky-crystalline exterior to 5 mm across; flat radiating aggregates to 1 cm in size
Colour: Dark sage-green
Reference: Clark, A.M., Fejer, E.E., Couper, A.G., von Knorring, O., Turner, R.W., and Barstow, R.W. (1983): Mineralogical Magazine 47, 81-83; Golley, P., and Williams, R. (1995): Cornish Mineral Reference Manual. Endsleigh Publications (Truro), 104 pp.
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Clark, A.M., Fejer, E.E., Couper, A.G., von Knorring, O., Turner, R.W., and Barstow, R.W. (1983): Mineralogical Magazine 47, 81-83
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Reference: No reference listed
Torbernite
Formula: Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Reference: Richard de Nul collection
Varlamoffite
Formula: (Sn,Fe)(O,OH)2
Reference: No reference listed
'Wolframite'
Formula: (Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
Reference: No reference listed

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Copper1.AA.05Cu
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
'Bismuthinite'2.DB.05Bi2S3
'Bornite'2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Tetrahedrite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Group 3 - Halides
Connellite3.DA.25Cu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cassiterite4.DB.05SnO2
Cuprite4.AA.10Cu2O
Ferberite4.DB.30FeWO4
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
Varlamoffite4.DB.05(Sn,Fe)(O,OH)2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Aragonite'5.AB.15CaCO3
'Azurite'5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Brochantite'7.BB.25Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Langite7.DD.10Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Chalcosiderite8.DD.15CuFe3+6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Fluorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3F
var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
Roscherite8.DA.10Ca2Mn2+5Be4(PO4)6(OH)4 · 6H2O
Torbernite8.EB.05Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Chlorite Group-
K Feldspar-
'var: Adularia'-KAlSi3O8
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
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
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
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
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
3 <ø < 4
Tetrahedrite3.3.6.1Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X
Cuprite4.1.1.1Cu2O
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
AX2
Cassiterite4.4.1.5SnO2
Varlamoffite4.4.2.1(Sn,Fe)(O,OH)2
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
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 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)4(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Langite31.4.3.1Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
AB2(XO4)2·xH2O, containing (UO2)2+
Torbernite40.2a.13.1Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Fluorapatite41.8.1.1Ca5(PO4)3F
var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite41.8.1.4Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Roscherite42.7.7.1Ca2Mn2+5Be4(PO4)6(OH)4 · 6H2O
(AB)7(XO4)4Zq·xH2O
Chalcosiderite42.9.3.4CuFe3+6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Ferberite48.1.1.2FeWO4
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
Aragonite-CaCO3
'Chlorite Group'-
'K Feldspar'-
'var: Adularia'-KAlSi3O8
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Quartz
var: Chalcedony
-SiO2
'Wolframite'-(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
H ChalcosideriteCuFe63+(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
H ConnelliteCu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H LangiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H RoscheriteCa2Mn52+Be4(PO4)6(OH)4 · 6H2O
H TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
H Varlamoffite(Sn,Fe)(O,OH)2
BeBeryllium
Be RoscheriteCa2Mn52+Be4(PO4)6(OH)4 · 6H2O
CCarbon
C AragoniteCaCO3
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C Fluorapatite (var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite)Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
O AragoniteCaCO3
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
O Fluorapatite (var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite)Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
O CassiteriteSnO2
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
O ChalcosideriteCuFe63+(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
O ConnelliteCu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
O CupriteCu2O
O FerberiteFeWO4
O FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
O HematiteFe2O3
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O LangiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O RoscheriteCa2Mn52+Be4(PO4)6(OH)4 · 6H2O
O SideriteFeCO3
O TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
O Varlamoffite(Sn,Fe)(O,OH)2
O Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
FFluorine
F Fluorapatite (var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite)Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
F FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
F FluoriteCaF2
AlAluminium
Al K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
SiSilicon
Si K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si QuartzSiO2
PPhosphorus
P Fluorapatite (var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite)Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
P ChalcosideriteCuFe63+(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
P FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
P RoscheriteCa2Mn52+Be4(PO4)6(OH)4 · 6H2O
P TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
SSulfur
S BismuthiniteBi2S3
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
S ChalcociteCu2S
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S ConnelliteCu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
S CovelliteCuS
S GalenaPbS
S LangiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
S PyriteFeS2
S TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
ClChlorine
Cl ConnelliteCu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
KPotassium
K K Feldspar (var: Adularia)KAlSi3O8
CaCalcium
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
Ca Fluorapatite (var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite)Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
Ca FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca RoscheriteCa2Mn52+Be4(PO4)6(OH)4 · 6H2O
MnManganese
Mn RoscheriteCa2Mn52+Be4(PO4)6(OH)4 · 6H2O
Mn Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
FeIron
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe ChalcosideriteCuFe63+(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Fe FerberiteFeWO4
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Fe Varlamoffite(Sn,Fe)(O,OH)2
Fe Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
CuCopper
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu ChalcosideriteCuFe63+(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Cu ConnelliteCu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
Cu CopperCu
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu CupriteCu2O
Cu LangiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Cu TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
ZnZinc
Zn TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
SnTin
Sn CassiteriteSnO2
Sn Varlamoffite(Sn,Fe)(O,OH)2
SbAntimony
Sb TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
WTungsten
W FerberiteFeWO4
W Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
BiBismuth
Bi BismuthiniteBi2S3
UUranium
U TorberniteCu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O

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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Permian - Carboniferous
251.902 - 358.9 Ma



ID: 2029224
Unnamed Igneous Intrusion, Carboniferous To Permian

Age: Phanerozoic (251.902 - 358.9 Ma)

Lithology: Felsic-rock

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

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: 3132501
Late Devonian claystone

Age: Late Devonian (358.9 - 382.7 Ma)

Lithology: Claystone

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

References

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Clark, A.M., Fejer, E.E., Couper, A.G., von Knorring, O., Turner, R.W., and Barstow, R.W. (1983) Iron-rich roscherite from Gunnislake, Cornwall. Mineralogical Magazine 47, 81-83.

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