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Mixite from
Wheal Owles, Botallack, St Just, Cornwall, England, UK

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Mixite
Formula:BiCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
Comments:Embrey (1978): "Small radiating groups of pale-green fibres, with malachite on gossan matrix, found at Wheal Owles, St. Just, Cornwall, by A. W. G. Kingsbury and given to BM(NH). Some of it may be agardite."
Confirmation
Validity:Unconfirmed/Questioned
References
References:Embrey, P.G. (1978) Fourth supplementary list of British minerals. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 42, n° 322, 169-177 (referring to Kingsbury);
Golley, P. & Williams, R. (1995): Cornish Mineral Reference Manual. Endsleigh Publications (Truro), 104 pp. (referring to Kingsbury);
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Mixite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Wheal Owles, Botallack, St Just, Cornwall, England, UK
Nearest other occurrences of Mixite
0.5km (0.3 miles) Wheal Edward, Botallack, St Just, Cornwall, England, UK
18.8km (11.7 miles) Penberthy Croft Mine, St Hilary, Cornwall, England, UK
20.4km (12.7 miles) Croft Gothal Mine, St Hilary, Cornwall, England, UK
21.7km (13.5 miles) Wheal Alfred, Great Wheal Alfred (Alfred Consols), Hayle, Cornwall, England, UK
22.2km (13.8 miles) Wheal Carpenter, Fraddam, Gwinear-Gwithian, Cornwall, England, UK
37.9km (23.5 miles) Wheal Gorland, St Day, Cornwall, England, UK
38.4km (23.9 miles) Wheal Unity, St Day, Gwennap, Cornwall, England, UK
60.2km (37.4 miles) South Terras Mine (Resugga & Tolgarrick Mine; Union Mine; Uranium Mine), St Stephen-in-Brannel, Cornwall, England, UK
74.6km (46.4 miles) New Fowey Consols, Lanlivery, Cornwall, England, UK
 
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