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

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Chalcopyrite
Formula:CuFeS2
Formation:Primary
Quality for species:Good crystals or rich for species - important (!)
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.; Rudler, F.W. (1905): A Handbook to a Collection of the Minerals of the British Islands, Mostly Selected from the Ludlam Collection. HMSO Publications (London), 241 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
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Quartz1 photo of Chalcopyrite associated with Quartz at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Chalcopyrite 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 Chalcopyrite 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 Chalcopyrite
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
0.7km (0.4 miles) Wheal Vottle, Wheal Kitty (Kitty and Penhalls United Mine; incl. Goonlaze Mine; Wheal Osborne), St Agnes, Cornwall, England, UK
0.9km (0.5 miles) Polberro Mines, St Agnes Consols (Polberro Consols), St Agnes, Cornwall, England, UK
0.9km (0.5 miles) West Wheal Kitty (Wheal Rock), West Wheal Kitty group, St Agnes, Cornwall, England, UK
1.1km (0.7 miles) Seal Hole Mine, St Agnes Consols (Polberro Consols), St Agnes, Cornwall, England, UK
1.2km (0.8 miles) New Wheal Kitty (Livingstone Consols), West Wheal Kitty group, St Agnes, Cornwall, England, UK
 
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