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Pyrite from
Thorny Cliff, Kennack Cove (Kennack Sands), Kennack, Grade-Ruan, Cornwall, England, UK

Locality type:Cliff
Classification
Species:Pyrite
Formula:FeS2
Comments:Small groups of Pyrite crystals associated with some calcite veins, mostly altered to goethite or limonite. Crystals to 2mm.
Habit:Cubic; also irregular masses
Quality for species:Poor for species, only of interest for locality collectors. (#)
Abundance at site:Rare
Confirmation
Validity:Confirmed
Confirmation Methods:Visually Identified
References
References:Alysson Rowan Collection
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Pyrite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Thorny Cliff, Kennack Cove (Kennack Sands), Kennack, Grade-Ruan, Cornwall, England, UK
Nearest other occurrences of Pyrite
2.1km (1.3 miles) Cadgwith, Ruan Minor, Grade-Ruan, Cornwall, England, UK
6.3km (3.9 miles) The Rill, Mullion, Cornwall, England, UK
6.8km (4.2 miles) Polurian Cove, Mullion, Cornwall, England, UK
12.5km (7.7 miles) Wheal Rose (Wheal Lomax), Porthleven, Cornwall, England, UK
13.1km (8.1 miles) Wheal Vyvyan (incl. Wheal Fire), Constantine, Cornwall, England, UK
13.1km (8.1 miles) Wheal Penrose, Porthleven, Cornwall, England, UK
13.9km (8.7 miles) South Wendron Mine (South Wheal Lovell; Lovell Consols), Trewennack, Wendron, Cornwall, England, UK
14.9km (9.2 miles) Wheal Trannack, Trannack, Wendron, Cornwall, England, UK
15.4km (9.6 miles) Hanson Mines (Anson Mines), Porthleven, Cornwall, England, UK
15.6km (9.7 miles) Fatwork Mine, East Wheal Lovell (incl. Tregonebris Mine), Trewennack, Wendron, Cornwall, England, UK
 
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