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Galena from
Botallack Mine, Botallack, St Just, Cornwall, England, UK

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Galena
Formula:PbS
Habit:Massive
Quality for species:Poor for species, only of interest for locality collectors. (#)
Abundance at site:Rare
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Carne, J. (1822): Transactions of the Royal Geological Society of Cornwall 2, 290-358; Reid, C., Flett, J.S., Wilkinson, B.S.N., Dixon, E.E.L., Pollard, W., and MacAlister, D.A. (1907): The Geology of the Land's End District. HMSO Publications (London), pp. 101-102.
Associated Minerals:
Associates:Fluorite
Quartz
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Galena data
Locality Data:Click here to view Botallack Mine, Botallack, St Just, Cornwall, England, UK
Nearest other occurrences of Galena
1.2km (0.7 miles) Kenidjack Cliff, St Just, Cornwall, England, UK
11.3km (7.0 miles) Wherry Mine, Wherrytown, Penzance, Cornwall, England, UK
11.5km (7.1 miles) Penlee Beach, Newlyn, Penzance, Cornwall, England, UK
11.7km (7.3 miles) Penlee Quarry, Newlyn, Penzance, Cornwall, England, UK
13.5km (8.4 miles) West Wheal Darlington, Long Rock, Ludgvan, Cornwall, England, UK
16.2km (10.1 miles) Wheal Trenwith, St Ives, Cornwall, England, UK
16.5km (10.3 miles) Carrack Dews Mine (Carrick Du Mine), St Ives, Cornwall, England, UK
17.0km (10.6 miles) Wheal Prosper, Prosper United Mines (Marazion Mines), St Hilary, Cornwall, England, UK
17.0km (10.6 miles) Wheal Jewell, Marazion, Cornwall, England, UK
17.9km (11.1 miles) Trevarthian Downs Mine (Trevarthen Mine), Prosper United Mines (Marazion Mines), St Hilary, Cornwall, England, UK
 
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