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Limonite from
Little North Downs Mine (North Downs Mine; Wheal Shanger), Sinns Common, Redruth, Cornwall, England, UK

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:'Limonite' (not an IMA approved species)
Formula:(Fe,O,OH,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), 108 pp.; Dines, H.G. (1956): The metalliferous mining region of south-west England. HMSO Publications (London), Vol. 1, p. 374
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Limonite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Little North Downs Mine (North Downs Mine; Wheal Shanger), Sinns Common, Redruth, Cornwall, England, UK
Nearest other occurrences of Limonite
0.9km (0.6 miles) Cardrew Consols (Cardrew Downs Mine), Cardrew and Prussia United Mine, Redruth, Cornwall, England, UK
2.6km (1.6 miles) Wheal Charles (South Wheal Grambler), Tywarnhayle Mine (Wheal Rock), Porthtowan, St Agnes, Cornwall, England, UK
2.7km (1.7 miles) Wheal Sparrow, Wheal Clarence (Nancekuke Mine; incl. New Dolcoath Mine), Porthtowan, St Agnes, Cornwall, England, UK
3.0km (1.9 miles) South Wheal Towan, Porthtowan, St Agnes, Cornwall, England, UK
3.1km (1.9 miles) Wheal Muttrall, Wheal Gorland, St Day, Cornwall, England, UK
3.1km (2.0 miles) Wheal Gorland, St Day, Cornwall, England, UK
3.8km (2.3 miles) Wheal Towan (Towan Consols), Porthtowan, St Agnes, Cornwall, England, UK
4.0km (2.5 miles) Wheal Druid, Carn Brea Mine, Pool, Carn Brea, Cornwall, England, UK
4.1km (2.5 miles) South Carn Brea Mine, Carnkie, Carn Brea, Cornwall, England, UK
4.3km (2.6 miles) Ting Tang Mine, West Clifford United Mines, Carharrack, Carharrack, Cornwall, England, UK
 
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