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Wolframite from
Wheal Herland (Old Herland Mine; Manor Mine; North Wheal Herland), Rosewarne and Herland United Mines (Rosewarne and Herland Mine; incl. Wheal Fancy; Wheal Pleasure), Gwinear, Gwinear-Gwithian, Cornwall, England, UK

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:'Wolframite' (not an IMA approved species)
Formula:(Fe2+)WO4 to (Mn2+)WO4
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Hall, T.M. (1868): The Mineralogist's Directory. Edward Stanford (London), 168 pp.; Collins, J.H. (1892): "A Handbook to the Mineralogy of Cornwall and Devon", 2nd ed., D. Bradford Barton Ltd. (Truro, UK), 108 pp.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Wolframite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Wheal Herland (Old Herland Mine; Manor Mine; North Wheal Herland), Rosewarne and Herland United Mines (Rosewarne and Herland Mine; incl. Wheal Fancy; Wheal Pleasure), Gwinear, Gwinear-Gwithian, Cornwall, England, UK
Nearest other occurrences of Wolframite
1.1km (0.7 miles) A Relistian Mine (Relistien Mine; Relistian Consols), Reawla, Gwinear-Gwithian, Cornwall, England, UK
2.4km (1.5 miles) B West Wheal Providence, Fraddam, Gwinear-Gwithian, Cornwall, England, UK
4.7km (2.9 miles) C North Dolcoath Mine, Barripper, Camborne, Cornwall, England, UK
4.8km (3.0 miles) D Godolphin Mine (Godolphin Bal), Godolphin Cross, Breage, Cornwall, England, UK
6.2km (3.9 miles) E Great Work Mine (incl. Leeds Mine), Godolphin Cross, Breage, Cornwall, England, UK
6.4km (4.0 miles) F Croft Gothal Mine, St Hilary, Cornwall, England, UK
6.6km (4.1 miles) G Tolcarne Mine, Beacon, Camborne, Cornwall, England, UK
7.6km (4.7 miles) H Wheal Vrawz, Nancegollan, Crowan, Cornwall, England, UK
7.6km (4.8 miles) I Wheal Prospidnick, Sithney, Cornwall, England, UK
7.7km (4.8 miles) J New Roskear Shaft, Dolcoath Mine, Camborne, Cornwall, England, UK
7.8km (4.8 miles) K Dolcoath Mine, Camborne, Cornwall, England, UK
8.4km (5.2 miles) L New Cook's Kitchen Mine, Pool, Carn Brea, Cornwall, England, UK
8.5km (5.3 miles) M South Crofty Tin Project (South Crofty Mine; South Wheal Crofty), Pool, Carn Brea, Cornwall, England, UK
8.7km (5.4 miles) N Tincroft Mine, Pool, Carn Brea, Cornwall, England, UK
8.9km (5.5 miles) O Great Wheal Fortune, Breage, Cornwall, England, UK
9.1km (5.6 miles) P Wheal Fanny, Tregajorran, Carn Brea, Cornwall, England, UK
9.4km (5.8 miles) Q East Pool Mine, Pool, Carn Brea, Cornwall, England, UK
9.5km (5.9 miles) R Carn Brea Mine, Pool, Carn Brea, Cornwall, England, UK
10.2km (6.3 miles) S Wheal Druid, Carn Brea Mine, Pool, Carn Brea, Cornwall, England, UK
10.3km (6.4 miles) T Wheal Basset, Basset Mines, Carnkie, Carn Brea, Cornwall, England, UK
10.5km (6.5 miles) U South Carn Brea Mine, Carnkie, Carn Brea, Cornwall, England, UK
10.5km (6.5 miles) V St Michael's Mount, Cornwall, England, UK
11.4km (7.1 miles) W Treworlis Mine, Helston, Cornwall, England, UK
11.7km (7.2 miles) X Balmynheer Mine, Porkellis, Wendron, Cornwall, England, UK
12.0km (7.5 miles) Y Wheal Montague, Treleigh Wood Mine, Redruth, Cornwall, England, UK
12.3km (7.6 miles) Z Pednandrea Mine (Pedn-an-Drea Mine), Redruth, Cornwall, England, UK
12.6km (7.8 miles) 0 Wheal Harmony (Wheal Garden), Treleigh Wood Mine, Redruth, Cornwall, England, UK
13.7km (8.5 miles) 1 Little North Downs Mine (North Downs Mine; Wheal Shanger), Sinns Common, Redruth, Cornwall, England, UK
13.8km (8.5 miles) 2 Wheal Peevor, Redruth, Cornwall, England, UK
14.2km (8.8 miles) 3 Ting Tang Mine, West Clifford United Mines, Carharrack, Carharrack, Cornwall, England, UK
14.3km (8.9 miles) 4 Treskerby and Chance United Mine (incl. Treskerby Mine; Wheal Chance), Redruth, Cornwall, England, UK
14.5km (9.0 miles) 5 Park-an-Chy Mine, Treskerby, St Day, Cornwall, England, UK
15.0km (9.3 miles) 6 Wheal Rose, Great North Downs Mine (incl. Wheal Hawke), Scorrier, Redruth, Cornwall, England, UK
15.0km (9.3 miles) 7 Wheal Henry (West Tolvadden Mine), Paul, Cornwall, England, UK
15.2km (9.5 miles) 8 Wheal Gorland, St Day, Cornwall, England, UK
15.4km (9.5 miles) 9 South Wheal Hawke (incl. Scorrier Wolfram Prospect), Great North Downs Mine (incl. Wheal Hawke), Scorrier, Redruth, Cornwall, England, UK
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