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Cordierite from
Meldon Aplite Quarry, Okehampton Hamlets, West Devon, Devon, England, UK

Locality type:Quarry
Validity:Believed Valid
References:McLintock, W.F.P. (1923) On the occurrence of petalite and pneumatolytic apatite in the Meldon aplite, Okehampton, Devonshire. Mineralogical Magazine, 20(103), 140-150.;
Mineral Data:Click here to view Cordierite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Meldon Aplite Quarry, Okehampton Hamlets, West Devon, Devon, England, UK
Nearest other occurrences of Cordierite
66.1km (41.1 miles) A Tresayes Quarry (Polpuff Quarry), Trezaise (Tresayes), Roche, Cornwall, England, UK
122.2km (75.9 miles) B St Michael's Mount, Cornwall, England, UK
133.6km (83.0 miles) C Botallack Head (Wheal Cock Carn), Cliff outcrops, Botallack, St Just, Cornwall, England, UK
134.7km (83.7 miles) D Kenidjack Cliff, St Just, Cornwall, England, UK
137.0km (85.1 miles) E Porthcurno, St Levan, Cornwall, England, UK
218.1km (135.5 miles) F Milliau Island, Trébeurden, Côtes-d'Armor, Brittany, France
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