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Melanterite from
Wheal Prosper, Prosper United Mines (Marazion Mines), St Hilary, Cornwall, England, UK

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Melanterite
Formula:Fe2+(H2O)6SO4 · H2O
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Collins, J.H. (1892): "A Handbook to the Mineralogy of Cornwall and Devon", 2nd ed., D. Bradford Barton Ltd. (Truro, UK), pp. 108.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Melanterite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Wheal Prosper, Prosper United Mines (Marazion Mines), St Hilary, Cornwall, England, UK
Nearest other occurrences of Melanterite
3.6km (2.2 miles) Croft Gothal Mine, St Hilary, Cornwall, England, UK
16.0km (9.9 miles) South Crofty Tin Project (South Crofty Mine; South Wheal Crofty), Pool, Carn Brea, Cornwall, England, UK
16.1km (10.0 miles) Geevor Mine, Pendeen, St Just, Cornwall, England, UK
21.3km (13.2 miles) Ting Tang Mine, West Clifford United Mines, Carharrack, Carharrack, Cornwall, England, UK
23.5km (14.6 miles) United Mines (Gwennap United Mines), Clifford Amalgamated Mines, St Day, Gwennap, Cornwall, England, UK
23.9km (14.8 miles) Wheal Concord, East Treskerby Mine, Skinners Bottom, St Agnes, Cornwall, England, UK
24.7km (15.3 miles) Wheal Coates, St Agnes, Cornwall, England, UK
27.4km (17.0 miles) Wheal Jane (Falmouth Consolidated Mines), Baldhu, Kea, Cornwall, England, UK
35.3km (22.0 miles) Duchy Peru Mine, Perran Iron Lode (Great Perran Iron Lode), Perranzabuloe, Cornwall, England, UK
59.8km (37.1 miles) Fowey Consols (incl. Wheal Treasure; Wheal Fortune; Wheal Chance), Tywardreath and Par, Cornwall, England, UK
 
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