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Copper from
Thorny Cliff, Kennack Cove (Kennack Sands), Kennack, Grade-Ruan, Cornwall, England, UK

Locality type:Cliff
Classification
Species:Copper
Formula:Cu
Formation:Secondary
Comments:Minute grains (approx 0.5mm) on surface of calcite vein, enclosed by massive, powdery talc.

Presence is signalled by small amounts of localised copper stain in talc.

Only one occurrence found.
Habit:Granular. Possibly euhedral cuboctahedra.
Colour:metallic copper red, black tarnish.
Quality for species:Poor for species, only of interest for locality collectors. (#)
Abundance at site:Very Rare
Confirmation
Validity:Confirmed
Confirmation Methods:Visually Identified, Wet Chemical
Analysis Reference:M0/0899
References
References:Alysson Rowan Collection
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Copper data
Locality Data:Click here to view Thorny Cliff, Kennack Cove (Kennack Sands), Kennack, Grade-Ruan, Cornwall, England, UK
Nearest other occurrences of Copper
3.2km (2.0 miles) Wheal Downas, St Keverne, Cornwall, England, UK
3.6km (2.2 miles) South Wheal Treasure (South Wheal Treasury), Grade-Ruan, Cornwall, England, UK
5.2km (3.3 miles) Holestrow quarry, Landewednack, Cornwall, England, UK
5.5km (3.4 miles) Coverack Cove, Coverack, St Keverne, Cornwall, England, UK
5.7km (3.6 miles) Countybridge Quarry, Goonhilly Downs, Mawgan-in-Meneage, Cornwall, England, UK
5.8km (3.6 miles) Wheal Unity (Trenance Mine; Ghostcroft Mine), Mullion, Cornwall, England, UK
6.0km (3.7 miles) Williams Stone Quarry (Trevassack Quarry), Goonhilly Downs, Mawgan-in-Meneage, Cornwall, England, UK
6.8km (4.2 miles) Polurian Cove, Mullion, Cornwall, England, UK
17.5km (10.9 miles) Wheal Vor (Great Wheal Vor), Carleen, Breage, Cornwall, England, UK
20.5km (12.7 miles) Godolphin Mine (Godolphin Bal), Godolphin Cross, Breage, Cornwall, England, UK
 
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