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Calcite from
Cadgwith, Ruan Minor, Grade-Ruan, Cornwall, England, UK

Classification
Species:Calcite
Formula:CaCO3
Comments:Occured here in "very large plates", with "asbestous serpentine attached to them" (Hogg, 1825).
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Hogg, T. (1825): A Manual of Mineralogy. Polyblank Publishers (London), p. 115; 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 Calcite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Cadgwith, Ruan Minor, Grade-Ruan, Cornwall, England, UK
Nearest other occurrences of Calcite
0.9km (0.5 miles) Enys Head, Ruan Minor, Grade-Ruan, Cornwall, England, UK
2.1km (1.3 miles) Thorny Cliff, Kennack Cove (Kennack Sands), Kennack, Grade-Ruan, Cornwall, England, UK
3.3km (2.1 miles) Eastern Cliff, Kennack Cove (Kennack Sands), Kennack, Grade-Ruan, Cornwall, England, UK
3.4km (2.1 miles) Caerthillian Cove, Landewednack, Cornwall, England, UK
3.5km (2.2 miles) Lizard Point, Landewednack, Cornwall, England, UK
3.8km (2.4 miles) Kynance Cove, Landewednack, Cornwall, England, UK
4.9km (3.0 miles) Wheal Downas, St Keverne, Cornwall, England, UK
7.5km (4.7 miles) Williams Stone Quarry (Trevassack Quarry), Goonhilly Downs, Mawgan-in-Meneage, Cornwall, England, UK
10.1km (6.3 miles) Dean Quarry, St Keverne, Cornwall, England, UK
11.2km (7.0 miles) West of England Quarry, Porthoustock, St Keverne, Cornwall, England, UK
 
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