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Wolframite from
Balleswidden Mine, St Just, 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:Rowe, T.P., and Le Neve Foster, C. (1879) Transactions of the Royal Geological Society of Cornwall 10, 10-17;
Russell, A. (1920) On the occurrence of phenacite and scheelite at Wheal Cock, St. Just, Cornwall. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 19, n° 88, 19-22.;
Dines, H.G. (1956) The Metalliferous Mining Region of South-West England. HMSO Publications (London), Vol. 1, pp. 100-102.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Wolframite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Balleswidden Mine, St Just, Cornwall, England, UK
Nearest other occurrences of Wolframite
5.6km (3.5 miles) Garth Mine (Wheal Darby; East Wheal Cock; Gath Mine; Wheal Mary), Sancreed, Cornwall, England, UK
8.7km (5.4 miles) Wheal Henry (West Tolvadden Mine), Paul, Cornwall, England, UK
18.0km (11.2 miles) Croft Gothal Mine, St Hilary, Cornwall, England, UK
19.9km (12.4 miles) West Wheal Providence, Fraddam, Gwinear-Gwithian, Cornwall, England, UK
20.6km (12.8 miles) Great Work Mine (incl. Leeds Mine), Godolphin Cross, Breage, Cornwall, England, UK
21.1km (13.1 miles) 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
21.4km (13.3 miles) Godolphin Mine (Godolphin Bal), Godolphin Cross, Breage, Cornwall, England, UK
22.1km (13.7 miles) Relistian Mine (Relistien Mine; Relistian Consols), Reawla, Gwinear-Gwithian, Cornwall, England, UK
23.5km (14.6 miles) Wheal Vor (Great Wheal Vor), Carleen, Breage, Cornwall, England, UK
23.8km (14.8 miles) Great Wheal Fortune, Breage, Cornwall, England, UK
 
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