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

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Mimetite
Formula:Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Comments:Has been recorded as occurring here by Phillips (1823) and others, but Collins (1892) lists this with a question mark.
Confirmation
Validity:Unconfirmed/Questioned
References
References:Phillips, W. (1823): An Elementary Introduction to the Knowledge of Mineralogy, 3rd ed. William Phillips (London), 535 pp.; Collins, J.H. (1892): A Handbook to the Mineralogy of Cornwall and Devon, 2nd ed., D. Bradford Barton Ltd. (Truro), 108 pp.; Hill, J.B., MacAlister, D.A., and Flett, J.S. (1906): The geology of Falmouth and Truro and of the mining district of Camborne and Redruth. HSMO Publications (London), 335 pp.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Mimetite 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 Mimetite
3.1km (2.0 miles) Wheal Gorland, St Day, Cornwall, England, UK
3.6km (2.2 miles) Wheal Unity, St Day, Gwennap, Cornwall, England, UK
5.3km (3.3 miles) United Mines (Gwennap United Mines), Clifford Amalgamated Mines, St Day, Gwennap, Cornwall, England, UK
14.1km (8.8 miles) Alfred Consols (East Wheal Alfred; Laity Hills Mine), Great Wheal Alfred (Alfred Consols), Hayle, Cornwall, England, UK
14.6km (9.1 miles) Wheal Alfred, Great Wheal Alfred (Alfred Consols), Hayle, Cornwall, England, UK
15.0km (9.3 miles) Wheal Carpenter, Fraddam, Gwinear-Gwithian, Cornwall, England, UK
19.2km (11.9 miles) Croft Gothal Mine, St Hilary, Cornwall, England, UK
19.2km (12.0 miles) Penberthy Croft Mine, St Hilary, Cornwall, England, UK
20.6km (12.8 miles) Wheal Penrose, Porthleven, Cornwall, England, UK
20.7km (12.9 miles) Wheal Prosper, Rinsey, Breage, Cornwall, England, UK
 
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