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Cassiterite from
Wheal Kitty (Kitty and Penhalls United Mine; incl. Goonlaze Mine; Wheal Osborne), St Agnes, Cornwall, England, UK

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Cassiterite
Formula:SnO2
Formation:Primary
Quality for species:Good crystals or rich for species - important (!)
Significance:Significant commercial deposit of this mineral.
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Henwood, W.J. (1843): Transactions of the Royal Geological Society of Cornwall 5, 1-386; Hall, T.M. (1868): The Mineralogist's Directory. Edward Stanford (London), 168 pp.; Reid, C., Scrivenor, J.B., Flett, J.S., Pollard, W., and MacAlister, D.A. (1906): The Geology of the Country near Newquay. HMSO Publications (London), 131 pp.; Dines, H.G. (1956): The metalliferous mining region of south-west England. HMSO Publications (London), Vol. 1, pp. 462-467
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Cassiterite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Wheal Kitty (Kitty and Penhalls United Mine; incl. Goonlaze Mine; Wheal Osborne), St Agnes, Cornwall, England, UK
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Localities for Cassiterite in this Region
Penhalls Mine, Wheal Kitty (Kitty and Penhalls United Mine; incl. Goonlaze Mine; Wheal Osborne), St Agnes, Cornwall, England, UK
Wheal Pink, Penhalls Mine, Wheal Kitty (Kitty and Penhalls United Mine; incl. Goonlaze Mine; Wheal Osborne), St Agnes, Cornwall, England, UK
Wheal Vottle, Wheal Kitty (Kitty and Penhalls United Mine; incl. Goonlaze Mine; Wheal Osborne), St Agnes, Cornwall, England, UK
Nearest other occurrences of Cassiterite
0.1km (0.1 miles) Penhalls Mine, Wheal Kitty (Kitty and Penhalls United Mine; incl. Goonlaze Mine; Wheal Osborne), St Agnes, Cornwall, England, UK
0.3km (0.2 miles) Wheal Pink, Penhalls Mine, Wheal Kitty (Kitty and Penhalls United Mine; incl. Goonlaze Mine; Wheal Osborne), St Agnes, Cornwall, England, UK
0.4km (0.2 miles) Wheal Primrose, West Wheal Kitty group, St Agnes, Cornwall, England, UK
0.4km (0.2 miles) Trevaunance Cove, St Agnes, Cornwall, England, UK
0.4km (0.2 miles) Wheal Friendly (West Wheal Pink), West Wheal Kitty group, St Agnes, Cornwall, England, UK
0.5km (0.3 miles) Blue Hills Mine (incl. Wheal Dellick; Wheal Dragon; Wheal Glynn), St Agnes, Cornwall, England, UK
0.6km (0.4 miles) Wheal Luna, St Agnes, Cornwall, England, UK
0.6km (0.4 miles) Turnavore Mine, St Agnes Consols (Polberro Consols), St Agnes, Cornwall, England, UK
0.7km (0.4 miles) Wheal Vottle, Wheal Kitty (Kitty and Penhalls United Mine; incl. Goonlaze Mine; Wheal Osborne), St Agnes, Cornwall, England, UK
0.7km (0.5 miles) Wheal Ocean (North Blue Hills Mine), St Agnes, Cornwall, England, UK
 
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