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Drakewalls Mine, Drakewalls, Calstock, Cornwall, England, UKi
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Drakewalls MineMine
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 50° 30' 51'' North , 4° 13' 23'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 50.51417,-4.22306
GeoHash:G#: gbuzrguf7
UK National Grid Reference:SX424707
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Gunnislake4,044 (2017)1.3km
Calstock790 (2017)2.3km
Bere Alston2,164 (2018)4.2km
Callington5,786 (2017)6.5km
Lamerton859 (2018)6.8km


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Regions containing this locality

Eurasian PlateTectonic Plate
EuropeContinent
British IslesGroup of Islands
Devon and Cornwall metalliferous mining district, England, UKMining District
Callington and Tavistock Mining District, Cornwall/Devon, England, UKMining District

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


20 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Anatase
Formula: TiO2
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Bismuthinite
Formula: Bi2S3
Brochantite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Brookite
Formula: TiO2
Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Chalcosiderite
Formula: CuFe3+6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Childrenite
Formula: Fe2+Al(PO4)(OH)2 · H2O
'Chlorite Group'
Galena
Formula: PbS
Langite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Manganese Oxides'
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
Pharmacosiderite
Formula: KFe3+4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
Posnjakite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · H2O
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Scorodite
Formula: Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Strengite
Formula: FePO4 · 2H2O
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'Tungstic Ochre'
'Wolframite'
Formula: (Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Bismuthinite2.DB.05Bi2S3
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Molybdenite2.EA.30MoS2
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Anatase4.DD.05TiO2
Brookite4.DD.10TiO2
Cassiterite4.DB.05SnO2
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Brochantite7.BB.25Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Langite7.DD.10Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
Posnjakite7.DD.10Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Chalcosiderite8.DD.15CuFe3+6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Childrenite8.DD.20Fe2+Al(PO4)(OH)2 · H2O
Pharmacosiderite8.DK.10KFe3+4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
Scorodite8.CD.10Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Strengite8.CD.10FePO4 · 2H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Manganese Oxides'-
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'Tungstic Ochre'-
'Wolframite'-(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
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 = 2:3
Bismuthinite2.11.2.3Bi2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Molybdenite2.12.10.1MoS2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Anatase4.4.4.1TiO2
Brookite4.4.5.1TiO2
Cassiterite4.4.1.5SnO2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
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 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)4(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Langite31.4.3.1Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
Posnjakite31.4.1.1Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · H2O
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
(AB)5(XO4)2·xH2O
Scorodite40.4.1.3Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Strengite40.4.1.2FePO4 · 2H2O
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Childrenite42.7.1.1Fe2+Al(PO4)(OH)2 · H2O
(AB)5(XO4)3Zq·xH2O
Pharmacosiderite42.8.1a.1KFe3+4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
(AB)7(XO4)4Zq·xH2O
Chalcosiderite42.9.3.4CuFe3+6(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Chlorite Group'-
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Manganese Oxides'-
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
'Tungstic Ochre'-
'Wolframite'-(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
H ChildreniteFe2+Al(PO4)(OH)2 · H2O
H LangiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
H PosnjakiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · H2O
H PharmacosideriteKFe43+(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
H ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
H ChalcosideriteCuFe63+(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
H StrengiteFePO4 · 2H2O
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
BBoron
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
CCarbon
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
O CassiteriteSnO2
O ChildreniteFe2+Al(PO4)(OH)2 · H2O
O LangiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
O PosnjakiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · H2O
O Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
O SideriteFeCO3
O AnataseTiO2
O PharmacosideriteKFe43+(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
O ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(T6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
O QuartzSiO2
O RutileTiO2
O BrookiteTiO2
O ChalcosideriteCuFe63+(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
O StrengiteFePO4 · 2H2O
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
AlAluminium
Al ChildreniteFe2+Al(PO4)(OH)2 · H2O
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
PPhosphorus
P ChildreniteFe2+Al(PO4)(OH)2 · H2O
P ChalcosideriteCuFe63+(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
P StrengiteFePO4 · 2H2O
SSulfur
S BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
S LangiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
S MolybdeniteMoS2
S PosnjakiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · H2O
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S BismuthiniteBi2S3
S PyriteFeS2
S GalenaPbS
KPotassium
K PharmacosideriteKFe43+(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
TiTitanium
Ti AnataseTiO2
Ti RutileTiO2
Ti BrookiteTiO2
MnManganese
Mn Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
FeIron
Fe ChildreniteFe2+Al(PO4)(OH)2 · H2O
Fe Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe PharmacosideriteKFe43+(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
Fe ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ChalcosideriteCuFe63+(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
Fe StrengiteFePO4 · 2H2O
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
CuCopper
Cu BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
Cu LangiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
Cu PosnjakiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6 · H2O
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu ChalcosideriteCuFe63+(PO4)4(OH)8 · 4H2O
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
As PharmacosideriteKFe43+(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
As ScoroditeFe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
MoMolybdenum
Mo MolybdeniteMoS2
SnTin
Sn CassiteriteSnO2
WTungsten
W Wolframite(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
BiBismuth
Bi BismuthiniteBi2S3

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: 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]

Late Devonian
358.9 - 382.7 Ma



ID: 2034644
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]

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

References

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Year (asc) Year (desc) Author (A-Z) Author (Z-A)
Dines, H.G. (1956): The metalliferous mining region of south-west England. HMSO Publications (London), Vol. 2, p. 641.
Knight, J.R., and Barstow, R.W. (1970): Posnjakite from Cornwall. Mineralogical Magazine 37, 740.
Craik-Smith, B. (2000): Phosphates from Drakewalls Mine, Gunnislake, Cornwall. British Micromount Society Newsletter 55, 8.

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