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Paratacamite from
Wheal Call (Wheal Cole; Wheal Coal), Boswedden Mine (incl. Wheal Praze; Wheal Williams; Yankee Boy Mine), Kenidjack Valley, St Just, Cornwall, England, UK

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Paratacamite
Formula:Cu3(Cu,Zn)(OH)6Cl2
Comments:Identified by visual means only. Could also be clinoatacamite.
Habit:Bipyramidal crystals, less than 1 mm across.
Colour:Dark green
Confirmation
Validity:Unconfirmed/Questioned
References
References:P Haas, collected 2009
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Paratacamite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Wheal Call (Wheal Cole; Wheal Coal), Boswedden Mine (incl. Wheal Praze; Wheal Williams; Yankee Boy Mine), Kenidjack Valley, St Just, Cornwall, England, UK
Nearest other occurrences of Paratacamite
1.0km (0.6 miles) West Wheal Owles (Cargodna Mine), Botallack, St Just, Cornwall, England, UK
1.3km (0.8 miles) Botallack Cliff, Cliff outcrops, Botallack, St Just, Cornwall, England, UK
1.5km (0.9 miles) Botallack Mine, Botallack, St Just, Cornwall, England, UK
1.5km (0.9 miles) Wheal Hazard, Botallack Mine, Botallack, St Just, Cornwall, England, UK
1.8km (1.1 miles) Wheal Hen, Botallack Mine, Botallack, St Just, Cornwall, England, UK
1.9km (1.2 miles) Wheal Cock, Botallack Mine, Botallack, St Just, Cornwall, England, UK
2.6km (1.6 miles) Levant Mine, Trewellard, St Just, Cornwall, England, UK
3.0km (1.9 miles) Geevor Mine, Pendeen, St Just, Cornwall, England, UK
19.8km (12.3 miles) Penberthy Croft Mine, St Hilary, Cornwall, England, UK
43.9km (27.3 miles) Cligga Mine, Cligga Head, Perranporth, Perranzabuloe, Cornwall, England, UK
 
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