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

Locality type:Mine
Formula:Fe32+(PO4)2 · 8H2O
Habit:Elongated prismatic
Quality for species:Poor for species, only of interest for locality collectors. (#)
Abundance at site:Very Rare
Validity:Believed Valid
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.
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) Wheal Owles, Botallack, St Just, Cornwall, England, UK
0.4km (0.3 miles) Parknoweth Mine (Wheal Buzza; Truthwall Mine), Botallack Mine, Botallack, St Just, Cornwall, England, UK
0.6km (0.4 miles) Wheal Edward, Botallack, St Just, Cornwall, England, UK
1.0km (0.6 miles) Botallack Mine, Botallack, St Just, Cornwall, England, UK
24.8km (15.4 miles) Megiliggar Rocks (Tremearne pegmatite), Breage, Cornwall, England, UK
37.9km (23.6 miles) Wheal Gorland, St Day, Cornwall, England, UK
39.2km (24.4 miles) Wheal Kine (Wheal Kind), St Agnes Consols (Polberro Consols), St Agnes, Cornwall, England, UK
42.6km (26.5 miles) Wheal Falmouth, Falmouth and Sperries Mine, Baldhu, Kea, Cornwall, England, UK
43.1km (26.8 miles) Wheal Jane (Falmouth Consolidated Mines), Baldhu, Kea, Cornwall, England, UK
74.0km (46.0 miles) Par Smelter (Slag Locality), Tywardreath and Par, Cornwall, England, UK
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