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Chalcanthite from
Wheatley Mines, Phoenixville Mining District, Schuylkill Township, Chester Co., Pennsylvania, USA

Comments:listed as unconfirmed in the reference, the species Wheatleyite was Identified by William Pinch in 1985 on a Wards Natural Science specimen from Wheatley Mine, erroneously identified as chalcanthite.
References:Min.Rec.: 20(5):369-384. Matrix, Fall 2003 pg.149
Mineral Data:Click here to view Chalcanthite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Wheatley Mines, Phoenixville Mining District, Schuylkill Township, Chester Co., Pennsylvania, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Chalcanthite
21.1km (13.1 miles) A Rose's Quarry, Gladwyne, Lower Merion Township, Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania, USA
51.0km (31.7 miles) B Gap Mine (Gap Nickel Mine), Gap, Bart Township, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania, USA
77.1km (47.9 miles) C Cornwall Mines (Cornwall Iron Mine), Cornwall Borough (Cornwall), Lebanon Co., Pennsylvania, USA
105.2km (65.4 miles) D Millington Quarry (Morris County Crushed Stone Co. Quarry; Tilcon Quarry), Bernards Township, Somerset Co., New Jersey, USA
127.2km (79.1 miles) E Bare Hills Copper Mine (Smith Avenue Copper Mine), Bare Hills, Baltimore Co., Maryland, USA
141.9km (88.2 miles) F Mineral Hill Mine, Louisville, Carroll Co., Maryland, USA
148.7km (92.4 miles) G Carroll Mine, Sykesville, Carroll Co., Maryland, USA
148.7km (92.4 miles) H Springfield Mine (Mr. Tysons Mine; Sykesville Mine), Sykesville, Carroll Co., Maryland, USA
153.0km (95.1 miles) I Teeter Quarry (Teeters Quarry; Valley Quarry; John S. Teeter and Sons Co. Quarry; Gettysburg Quarry; H.T. Campbell's Teeter's Quarry), Gettysburg, Adams Co., Pennsylvania, USA
153.8km (95.6 miles) J Cox Mines (Mountain View Mine), Frederick Co., Maryland, USA
162.2km (100.8 miles) K Liberty Mine, Libertytown, Frederick Co., Maryland, USA
221.3km (137.5 miles) L Fairfax quarry (Centreville Quarry; Sisslers Quarry), Centreville, Culpeper Basin, Fairfax Co., Virginia, USA
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