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Zeunerite from
Wheal Gorland, St Day, Cornwall, England, UK

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Zeunerite
Formula:Cu(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 12H2O
Comments:Kingsbury reference. Kingsbury and Hartley (1960): A sample of this material, examined shortly after collection, was shown to be zeunerite, with n 1.608 +- 0.001 and giving X-ray powder-pattern spacings almost identical with those for synthetic hydrous zeunerite given by J. Weiss-Frondel in Amer. Min., 1951, vol. 36, p. 252, and distinct from those of meta-zeunerite with 5-8 H2O."
Confirmation
Validity:Unconfirmed/Questioned
References
References:Kingsbury, A.W.G. (1952) Transactions of the Royal Geological Society of Cornwall, vol. 18, part 4, p. 396.;
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.;
Goley, P. and Williams R. (1995) Cornish Mineral Reference Manual. Endsleigh Publications.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Zeunerite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Wheal Gorland, St Day, Cornwall, England, UK
Nearest other occurrences of Zeunerite
0.5km (0.3 miles) A Wheal Unity, St Day, Gwennap, Cornwall, England, UK
1.3km (0.8 miles) B Wheal Maid, St Day, Gwennap, Cornwall, England, UK
2.0km (1.2 miles) C Ting Tang Mine, West Clifford United Mines, Carharrack, Carharrack, Cornwall, England, UK
5.0km (3.1 miles) D Wheal Basset, Basset Mines, Carnkie, Carn Brea, Cornwall, England, UK
22.5km (14.0 miles) E South Terras Mine (Resugga & Tolgarrick Mine; Union Mine; Uranium Mine), St Stephen-in-Brannel, Cornwall, England, UK
38.1km (23.7 miles) F West Wheal Owles (Cargodna Mine), Botallack, St Just, Cornwall, England, UK
38.2km (23.7 miles) G Loe Warren Zawn, Botallack, St Just, Cornwall, England, UK
38.2km (23.7 miles) H Wheal Edward, Botallack, St Just, Cornwall, England, UK
58.7km (36.5 miles) I Great Roughtor Consols, St Clether, Cornwall, England, UK
207.3km (128.8 miles) J Bohars No. 1 vein, Bohars, Finistère, Brittany, France
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