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Cuprite from
Wheal Speed, Providence Mines, Carbis Bay, St Ives, Cornwall, England, UK

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Cuprite
Formula:Cu2O
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Phillips, W. (1823): An Elementary Introduction to the Knowledge of Mineralogy, 3rd ed. William Phillips (London), 535 pp.; Hogg, T. (1825): A Manual of Mineralogy. Polyblank Publishers (London), p. 32; 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.; Collins, J.H. (1892): A Handbook to the Mineralogy of Cornwall and Devon, 2nd ed., D. Bradford Barton Ltd. (Truro, UK), 108 pp.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Cuprite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Wheal Speed, Providence Mines, Carbis Bay, St Ives, Cornwall, England, UK
Nearest other occurrences of Cuprite
2.4km (1.5 miles) Wheal Trenwith, St Ives, Cornwall, England, UK
2.6km (1.6 miles) St Ives Consols (incl. Wellesley Mine; Wheal Mary), St Ives, Cornwall, England, UK
5.5km (3.4 miles) Wheal Alfred, Great Wheal Alfred (Alfred Consols), Hayle, Cornwall, England, UK
5.6km (3.5 miles) Boiling Well Mine (Wheal Boil), Loggans, Gwinear-Gwithian, Cornwall, England, UK
6.0km (3.8 miles) Alfred Consols (East Wheal Alfred; Laity Hills Mine), Great Wheal Alfred (Alfred Consols), Hayle, Cornwall, England, UK
6.3km (3.9 miles) Penberthy Croft Mine, St Hilary, Cornwall, England, UK
6.3km (3.9 miles) Wheal Prosper, Prosper United Mines (Marazion Mines), St Hilary, Cornwall, England, UK
6.7km (4.1 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
7.3km (4.5 miles) Owen Vean Mine, Tregurtha Downs Mine, St Hilary, Cornwall, England, UK
7.5km (4.7 miles) Tolvadden Mine, Marazion, Cornwall, England, UK
 
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