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Wheal Gorland, St Day, Cornwall, England, UK

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Detailed Mineral List:


'Agardite'
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Asbolane
Formula: (Ni,Co)2-xMn4+(O,OH)4 · nH2O
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Bayldonite
Formula: PbCu3(AsO4)2(OH)2
Beudantite ?
Formula: PbFe3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Brochantite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Carminite ?
Formula: PbFe3+2(AsO4)2(OH)2
Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Cattiite
Formula: Mg3(PO4)2 · 22H2O
Ceruleite
Formula: Cu2Al7(AsO4)4(OH)13 · 11.5H2O
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Chalcophyllite
Formula: Cu18Al2(AsO4)4(SO4)3(OH)24 · 36H2O
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Chenevixite (TL)
Formula: Cu2Fe3+2(AsO4)2(OH)4
Type Locality: Wheal Gorland, St Day, Cornwall, England, UK
'Chlorite Group'
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Clinoclase (TL)
Formula: Cu3(AsO4)(OH)3
Type Locality: Wheal Gorland, St Day, Cornwall, England, UK
Connellite
Formula: Cu19(SO4)(OH)32Cl4 · 3H2O
Copper
Formula: Cu
Cornubite
Formula: Cu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
Cornwallite (TL)
Formula: Cu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
Type Locality: Wheal Gorland, St Day, Cornwall, England, UK
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Cuprite var: Chalcotrichite
Formula: Cu2O
Cuprite var: Tile ore
Formula: Cu2O
Cuprotungstite
Formula: Cu2(WO4)(OH)2
Cyanotrichite
Formula: Cu4Al2(SO4)(OH)12 · 2H2O
Djurleite
Formula: Cu31S16
Domeykite ?
Formula: Cu3As
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Galena
Formula: PbS
Gibbsite
Formula: Al(OH)3
Gold
Formula: Au
'Granite'
Hisingerite
Formula: Fe3+2(Si2O5)(OH)4 · 2H2O
Hübnerite
Formula: MnWO4
Hydrokenoelsmoreite
Formula: 2W2O6(H2O)
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Killas'
Langite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6 · 2H2O
Leucophosphite
Formula: KFe3+2(PO4)2(OH) · 2H2O
Libethenite
Formula: Cu2(PO4)(OH)
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Liroconite (TL)
Formula: Cu2Al(AsO4)(OH)4 · 4H2O
Type Locality: Wheal Gorland, St Day, Cornwall, England, UK
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Metazeunerite
Formula: Cu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Mimetite
Formula: Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Mixite
Formula: BiCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
Molybdenite
Formula: MoS2
'Monazite'
Olivenite
Formula: Cu2(AsO4)(OH)
Olivenite var: Wood Copper
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Opal var: Fire Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Opal var: Isopyre
Parnauite
Formula: Cu9(AsO4)2(SO4)(OH)10 · 7H2O
Pharmacosiderite
Formula: KFe3+4(AsO4)3(OH)4 · 6-7H2O
Phenakite
Formula: Be2SiO4
Plumbogummite
Formula: PbAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Pseudomalachite
Formula: Cu5(PO4)2(OH)4
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Milky Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Smoky Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Scorodite
Formula: Fe3+AsO4 · 2H2O
Sieleckiite
Formula: Cu3Al4(PO4)2(OH)12 · 2H2O
Spangolite
Formula: Cu6Al(SO4)(OH)12Cl · 3H2O
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Strashimirite
Formula: Cu8(AsO4)4(OH)4 · 5H2O
Tennantite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Tenorite
Formula: CuO
Torbernite
Formula: Cu(UO2)2(PO4)2 · 12H2O
Uraninite
Formula: UO2
Uraninite var: Pitchblende
Formula: UO2
Varlamoffite
Formula: (Sn,Fe)(O,OH)2
Vivianite
Formula: Fe2+3(PO4)2 · 8H2O
'Wolframite'
Formula: (Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
Zeunerite ?
Formula: Cu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 12H2O

References

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Miers, H.A. (1894) Spangolite. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 10, n° 48, 273-277.
Russell, A. (1911) On the occurrence of phenacite in Cornwall. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 16, n° 73, 55-62.
Russell, A. (1920) On the occurrence of phenacite and scheelite at Wheal Cock, St. Just, Cornwall. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 19, n° 88, 19-22. (referring to Russell, 1911).
Rocks & Minerals (1942) 17: 129.
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: 994.
American Mineralogist (1951) 36: 484.
Kingsbury, A.W.G. (1954) Transactions of the Royal Geological Society of Cornwall, vol. 18, part 4 (for 1952), p. 395.
Kingsbury, A.W.G. and Hartley, J. (1960) Carminite and beudantite from the northern part of the Lake District and from Cornwall. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 32, n° 249, 423-432. (referring to Kingsbury 1954).
Rocks and Minerals (1985) 60(1): 24.
Lapis (1986) 11(2): 29-32.
Embrey, P.G. and Symes, R.F. (1987) Minerals of Cornwall and Devon. British Museum (Natural History), London, 154 pp.
Le Boutillier, N. G., Shail, R. K., and Jewson, C. (2003) Monazite in polymetallic chlorite-(tourmaline)-quartz-(fluorite)-cassiterite-sulphide lodes and its potential for constraining the chronology of magmatic hydrothermal mineralisation in Cornwall. XXX Journal, xxx-xxx.

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