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Sphalerite from
Eype Beach, Eype, Symondsbury, West Dorset, Dorset, England, UK

Locality type:Beach
Classification
Species:Sphalerite
Formula:ZnS
Quality for species:Good crystals or rich for species - important (!)
Abundance at site:Very Rare
Confirmation
Validity:Confirmed
Confirmation Methods:Visually Identified
References
References:David Baldwin
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Calcite2 photos of Sphalerite associated with Calcite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Sphalerite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Eype Beach, Eype, Symondsbury, West Dorset, Dorset, England, UK
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60.8km (37.8 miles) B Wheal Exmouth, Christow, Teignbridge, Devon, England, UK
60.9km (37.9 miles) C Colemans Quarry, Nunney, Mendip, Somerset, England, UK
61.2km (38.0 miles) D Kilve Beach, Kilve, Somerset, England, UK
61.3km (38.1 miles) E Gurney Slade Quarry, Binegar, Mendip, Somerset, England, UK
61.9km (38.4 miles) F Halecombe Quarry, Leigh upon Mendip, Somerset, England, UK
63.6km (39.5 miles) G Whatley Quarry, Wells, Mendip, Somerset, England, UK
67.1km (41.7 miles) H Silverbrook Mine, Ilsington, Teignbridge, Devon, England, UK
67.7km (42.1 miles) I Banwell Hill, Banwell, North Somerset, Somerset, England, UK
76.1km (47.3 miles) J Wheal Emma, West Buckfastleigh, Teignbridge, Devon, England, UK
76.2km (47.4 miles) K Brookwood Mine, West Buckfastleigh, Teignbridge, Devon, England, UK
77.8km (48.3 miles) L Runnaford Combe Mine (Combe Mine), West Buckfastleigh, Teignbridge, Devon, England, UK
80.8km (50.2 miles) M Clevedon Beach, Clevedon, North Somerset, Somerset, England, UK
81.9km (50.9 miles) N Jackson's Bay, Barry Island, Vale of Glamorgan, Wales, UK
82.0km (51.0 miles) O Bendrick Rock, Barry Island, Vale of Glamorgan, Wales, UK
82.4km (51.2 miles) P Barry Island, Vale of Glamorgan, Wales, UK
87.2km (54.2 miles) Q Meldon Mine (Red-a-Ven Mine; Okehampton Wheal Maria; Devon Copper Mine), Okehampton Hamlets, West Devon, Devon, England, UK
87.3km (54.2 miles) R Meldon Quarry (British Rail Quarry; British Railways Quarry; B. R. Quarry), Okehampton Hamlets, West Devon, Devon, England, UK
88.4km (54.9 miles) S Coombe Farm Quarry, Henbury, Bristol, England, UK
88.5km (55.0 miles) T Desolation Point, Countisbury, Lynton, North Devon, Devon, England, UK
92.6km (57.5 miles) U North Mine (East Wheal Friendship), Devon United Mines, Peter Tavy, West Devon, Devon, England, UK
93.6km (58.2 miles) V Wheal Betsy (North Wheal Friendship; Prince Arthur Consols), Mary Tavy, West Devon, Devon, England, UK
97.2km (60.4 miles) W Chipping Sodbury Quarry (Hampstead Farm Quarry), Sodbury, South Gloucestershire, England, UK
98.4km (61.1 miles) X Bute Quarry, Llantrisant, Rhondda-Cynon-Taff, Wales, UK
98.7km (61.3 miles) Y Rhiwsaeson (Gwern Efa), Llantrisant, Rhondda-Cynon-Taff, Wales, UK
99.9km (62.1 miles) Z Machen Quarry, Machen, Caerphilly, Wales, UK
99.9km (62.1 miles) 0 Lopwell Mine, Blindwell Wood, Buckland Monachorum, West Devon, Devon, England, UK
100.2km (62.3 miles) 1 Woodleaze Quarry, Tytherington, South Gloucestershire, England, UK
100.5km (62.5 miles) 2 Sherry Combe, Combe Martin, North Devon, Devon, England, UK
102.1km (63.4 miles) 3 Wheal Emma, Devon Great Consols, Gulworthy, West Devon, Devon, England, UK
102.6km (63.8 miles) 4 Wheal Grace, Collacombe Mine (Collacombe Down Mine), Lamerton, West Devon, Devon, England, UK
103.1km (64.0 miles) 5 Wheal Arthur (Wheal Phoenix; Slime Veor Mine), Drakewalls, Calstock, Cornwall, England, UK
103.2km (64.2 miles) 6 Lester Point, Combe Martin, North Devon, Devon, England, UK
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