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Muscovite from
Balleswidden Mine, St Just, Cornwall, England, UK

Locality type:Mine
Validity:Believed Valid
References:Rowe, T.P., and Le Neve Foster, C. (1879): Transactions of the Royal Geological Society of Cornwall 10, 10-17; Dines, H.G. (1956): The Metalliferous Mining Region of South-West England. HMSO Publications (London), Vol. 1, pp. 100-102
Mineral Data:Click here to view Muscovite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Balleswidden Mine, St Just, Cornwall, England, UK
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