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Vivianite from
Wheal Drea, Botallack, St Just, Cornwall, England, UK

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Vivianite
Formula:Fe32+(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Habit:Elongated prismatic
Colour:Green
Quality for species:Poor for species, only of interest for locality collectors. (#)
Abundance at site:Very Rare
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Collected by David Clough 8 May 2005; Confirmed by Natural History Museum (London) 8 July 2005; Report published in British Micromount Society Newsletter No. 71 - November 2005; Reid, C., Flett, J.S., Wilkinson, B.S.N., Dixon, E.E.L., Pollard, W., and MacAlister, D.A. (1907): The Geology of the Land's End District. HMSO Publications (London), p. 106.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Vivianite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Wheal Drea, Botallack, St Just, Cornwall, England, UK
Nearest other occurrences of Vivianite
0.2km (0.1 miles) A Wheal Owles, Botallack, St Just, Cornwall, England, UK
0.4km (0.3 miles) B Parknoweth Mine (Wheal Buzza; Truthwall Mine), Botallack Mine, Botallack, St Just, Cornwall, England, UK
0.6km (0.4 miles) C Wheal Edward, Botallack, St Just, Cornwall, England, UK
1.0km (0.6 miles) D Botallack Mine, Botallack, St Just, Cornwall, England, UK
24.8km (15.4 miles) E Megiliggar Rocks (Tremearne pegmatite), Breage, Cornwall, England, UK
37.9km (23.6 miles) F Wheal Gorland, St Day, Cornwall, England, UK
39.2km (24.4 miles) G Wheal Kine (Wheal Kind), St Agnes Consols (Polberro Consols), St Agnes, Cornwall, England, UK
42.6km (26.5 miles) H Wheal Falmouth, Falmouth and Sperries Mine, Baldhu, Kea, Cornwall, England, UK
43.1km (26.8 miles) I Wheal Jane (Falmouth Consolidated Mines), Baldhu, Kea, Cornwall, England, UK
124.1km (77.1 miles) J Wheal Betsy (North Wheal Friendship; Prince Arthur Consols), Mary Tavy, West Devon, Devon, England, UK
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