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Arsenolite from
Penberthy Croft Mine, St Hilary, Cornwall, England, UK

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Arsenolite
Formula:As2O3
Comments:Only one specimen recorded from the mine. S. Rust collection.
Habit:Octahedral
Colour:Colourless-white
Quality for species:Poor for species, only of interest for locality collectors. (#)
Abundance at site:Very Rare
Confirmation
Validity:Confirmed
Confirmation Methods:XRD
Analysis Reference:NHM London
References
References:Betterton, J. (2000) Famous Mineral Localities: Penberthy Croft Mine, St. Hilary, Cornwall, England. UK Journal of Mines & Minerals, 20, 7-37.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Arsenolite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Penberthy Croft Mine, St Hilary, Cornwall, England, UK
Nearest other occurrences of Arsenolite
13.3km (8.2 miles) Dolcoath Mine, Camborne, Cornwall, England, UK
17.2km (10.7 miles) Wheal Sparnon, Redruth, Cornwall, England, UK
81.2km (50.4 miles) Phoenix United Mine, Minions, Linkinhorne, Cornwall, England, UK
89.1km (55.4 miles) Burraton Coombe Quarry, St Stephens-by-Saltash, Saltash, Cornwall, England, UK
95.1km (59.1 miles) East Gunnislake Mine (in part: South Bedford and East Gunnislake Mine), Gunnislake, Calstock, Cornwall, England, UK
96.7km (60.1 miles) Gawton Mine, Gulworthy, West Devon, Devon, England, UK
 
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