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Cassiterite, Wherry Mine, Wherrytown, Penzance, Cornwall, England
Cassiterite, Wherry Mine, Wherrytown, Penzance, Cornwall, England
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Three men by near a huge granite boulder, Luxulyan Valley, Cornwall. 1900
Three men by near a huge granite boulder, Luxulyan Valley, Cornwall. 1900
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Tetrahedrite, Trenance, St Issey, near Padstow, Cornwall, England
Tetrahedrite, Trenance, St Issey, near Padstow, Cornwall, England
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A view of huge granite boulders near Luxulyan Valley, Cornwall. 1909
A view of huge granite boulders near Luxulyan Valley, Cornwall. 1909
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Gold, Carnon Stream Works, Perranarworthal, Cornwall, England
Gold, Carnon Stream Works, Perranarworthal, Cornwall, England
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Chalcocite with Quartz, Cooks Kitchen Mine, Illogan, Cornwall, England
Chalcocite with Quartz, Cooks Kitchen Mine, Illogan, Cornwall, England
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Torbernite on Quartz, Wheal Basset, Illogan, Cornwall, England
Torbernite on Quartz, Wheal Basset, Illogan, Cornwall, England
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Chalcocite with Chalcopyrite, Tincroft Mine, Illogan, Cornwall, England
Chalcocite with Chalcopyrite, Tincroft Mine, Illogan, Cornwall, England
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The Cheesewring, Stowes Hill, Bodmin Moor, near Minions, Linkinhorne, Cornwall. Around 1920s
The Cheesewring, Stowes Hill, Bodmin Moor, near Minions, Linkinhorne, Cornwall. Around 1920s
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Hematite, Buxton, England
Hematite, Buxton, England
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Cerussite on Galena and Baryte, Wirksworth, Derbyshire, England
Cerussite on Galena and Baryte, Wirksworth, Derbyshire, England
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Calcite, Ball Eye Mine, Cromford, Derbyshire, England
Calcite, Ball Eye Mine, Cromford, Derbyshire, England
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Gold, Carnon Stream Works, Perranarworthal, Cornwall, England Featured Image

Gold, Carnon Stream Works, Perranarworthal, Cornwall, England

Gold is a native element and precious metal which has been prized by mankind for thousands of years for its beauty, malleability and resistance to corrosion. This gold nugget is the largest known to have been found in Cornwall and weighs 1 oz t, 18 dwt. 6 grs. It was found in January 1808 in the Carnon Valley tin-stream works and bought by collector Philip Rashleigh in March of the same year. Rashleigh wrote in his Manuscript (112 Au): Native Gold found in Carnon Stream work in Cornwall weighs - 1 oz. 18 pw. 6 gr. Troy this piece has had all the extra matter picked out except a mite in one place the marks of many others remain. The smoothness of the piece shews the great time it has been washed by the water where it was exposed and the hollow parts more rough gives a proof of its not being manufactured'. In the ownership of Mr Wills, a silversmith from Truro, the find was reported in the Royal Cornwall Gazette on 6th February 1808 this is unquestionably the largest and most beautiful specimen ever found in Cornwall, or probably in any other country'. The paper reported in March 1808 that Rashleigh purchased the specimen from Mr Wills. Mineral analysis undertaken in 2018 indicates that the gold content in the nugget is in the high 90s while other gold nuggets from the Carnon Stream Works, which were analysed, are around the 70s. As a result, it has been suggested that this gold nugget may have been refined and worked into a forgery by the silversmith who sold it to Rashleigh. Rashleigh Collection

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Malachite, Wheal Husband, Sticker, St Ewe, Cornwall, England
Malachite, Wheal Husband, Sticker, St Ewe, Cornwall, England
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Clinoclase, St Day, Gwennap, Cornwall, England
Clinoclase, St Day, Gwennap, Cornwall, England
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Liroconite, Wheal Gorland, St Day, Gwennap, Cornwall, England
Liroconite, Wheal Gorland, St Day, Gwennap, Cornwall, England
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Chalcophyllite, Wheal Gorland, St Day, Gwennap, Cornwall, England
Chalcophyllite, Wheal Gorland, St Day, Gwennap, Cornwall, England
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Galena, Sphalerite, Bitumen and Fluorite, Ashover, Derbyshire, England
Galena, Sphalerite, Bitumen and Fluorite, Ashover, Derbyshire, England
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Galena, Staunton Harold, Leicestershire, England
Galena, Staunton Harold, Leicestershire, England
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Galena, Matlock, Derbyshire, England
Galena, Matlock, Derbyshire, England
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Native Copper, Cooks Kitchen, Illogan, Cornwall, England
Native Copper, Cooks Kitchen, Illogan, Cornwall, England
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Baryte, Bonsall Dale, Bonsall, Derbyshire, England
Baryte, Bonsall Dale, Bonsall, Derbyshire, England
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Gypsum, Cumberland Mine, Matlock Bath, Derbyshire, England
Gypsum, Cumberland Mine, Matlock Bath, Derbyshire, England
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Goethite with Calcite, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, England
Goethite with Calcite, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, England
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Manganite, Warwickshire, England
Manganite, Warwickshire, England
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Malachite, Wheal Husband, Sticker, St Ewe, Cornwall, England Featured Image

Malachite, Wheal Husband, Sticker, St Ewe, Cornwall, England

Botryoidal malachite coated in limonite. This specimen was drawn for Specimens of British Minerals, Selected from the Cabinet of Philip Rashleigh (1797, Volume 1, Plate 8, Figure 4) which states Is mammillary copper ore, of a fine green colour, with rays diverging from centres, nearly covered with black shining iron ore, which seems to be decomposing the copper ore, the green colour appearing in all parts where the fractures are made. From Huel Husband, in the parish of St Ewe'. Huel (Wheal) Husband was later incorporated into Great Hewas Mine. Rashleigh Collection

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Bournonite with Quartz, Herodsfoot Mine, Lanreath, Cornwall, England
Bournonite with Quartz, Herodsfoot Mine, Lanreath, Cornwall, England
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Cassiterite, Wheal Maudlin, Lostwithiel (formerly in Lanlivery Parish), Cornwall, England
Cassiterite, Wheal Maudlin, Lostwithiel (formerly in Lanlivery Parish), Cornwall, England
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Cassiterite Partly Replacing Orthoclase, Wheal Coates, St Agnes, Cornwall, England
Cassiterite Partly Replacing Orthoclase, Wheal Coates, St Agnes, Cornwall, England
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Cassiterite, St Agnes, Cornwall, England
Cassiterite, St Agnes, Cornwall, England
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Chalcopyrite on Baryte, Ecton Mine, Ecton Hill, Staffordshire, England
Chalcopyrite on Baryte, Ecton Mine, Ecton Hill, Staffordshire, England
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Chalcopyrite with Calcite and Galena, Staunton Harold, Leicestershire, England
Chalcopyrite with Calcite and Galena, Staunton Harold, Leicestershire, England
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Copper with Quartz, South Caradon Mine, St Cleer, Cornwall, England
Copper with Quartz, South Caradon Mine, St Cleer, Cornwall, England
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Copper, Cornwall, England
Copper, Cornwall, England
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Millook Haven, Poundstock, Cornwall. 1905
Millook Haven, Poundstock, Cornwall. 1905
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Royal Institution of Cornwall Excursion Party at the Cheesewring, Linkinhorne, Cornwall. 20th August 1868
Royal Institution of Cornwall Excursion Party at the Cheesewring, Linkinhorne, Cornwall. 20th August 1868
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Distant view of Carn Brea, Illogan, Cornwall. 1920s
Distant view of Carn Brea, Illogan, Cornwall. 1920s
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A man stands beside an enormous granite boulder, Luxulyan Valley, Cornwall. Probably 1900s
A man stands beside an enormous granite boulder, Luxulyan Valley, Cornwall. Probably 1900s
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Bournonite with Quartz, Herodsfoot Mine, Lanreath, Cornwall, England Featured Image

Bournonite with Quartz, Herodsfoot Mine, Lanreath, Cornwall, England

Steel-grey twinned bournonite crystals, in distinctive cog wheel formation, with colourless quartz. This fine specimen from the lead and silver mine, Herodsfoot, may have been acquired by the Royal Institution of Cornwall as part of a group of specimens purchased from Richard Talling, the great Cornish mineral dealer, for £8.10s in December 1858. Bournonite, a rare sulphide of copper, lead and antimony, was first described in 1797 by Philip Rashleigh of Menabilly in Cornwall, who included illustrated descriptions of two specimens in his publication Specimens of British Minerals, Selected from the Cabinet of Philip Rashleigh. The specimens described by Rashleigh came from Wheal Boys, an antimony mine in St Endellion parish and the type locality for bournonite

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Anglesite, Matlock, Derbyshire, England
Anglesite, Matlock, Derbyshire, England
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Galena, Earl Ferrers Mine, Staunton Harold, Leicestershire, England
Galena, Earl Ferrers Mine, Staunton Harold, Leicestershire, England
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Galena and Quartz, Derbyshire, England (Uncertain Locality)
Galena and Quartz, Derbyshire, England (Uncertain Locality)
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Galena with Calcite, Sphalerite and Pyrite, Staunton Harold, Leicestershire, England
Galena with Calcite, Sphalerite and Pyrite, Staunton Harold, Leicestershire, England
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Galena with Sphalerite, Staunton Harold, Leicestershire, England
Galena with Sphalerite, Staunton Harold, Leicestershire, England
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Galena with Sphalerite and Chalcopyrite, Staunton Harold, Leicestershire, England
Galena with Sphalerite and Chalcopyrite, Staunton Harold, Leicestershire, England
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Droskyn Point, Perranporth, Perranzabuloe, Cornwall, 1910
Droskyn Point, Perranporth, Perranzabuloe, Cornwall, 1910
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Retreat Rocks, Droskyn Point, Perranporth, Perranzabuloe, Cornwall. 1910
Retreat Rocks, Droskyn Point, Perranporth, Perranzabuloe, Cornwall. 1910
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Retreat Rocks, Perran Bay, Perranporth, Perranzabuloe, Cornwall. 1901
Retreat Rocks, Perran Bay, Perranporth, Perranzabuloe, Cornwall. 1901
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Granite outcrops on top of Carn Brea, Illogan, Cornwall. Probably 1895
Granite outcrops on top of Carn Brea, Illogan, Cornwall. Probably 1895
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Duke of Cornwall views geology collections during a visit to the Royal Cornwall Museum to mark the bicentenary year of
Duke of Cornwall views geology collections during a visit to the Royal Cornwall Museum to mark the bicentenary year of
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Nanjulian Beach / Nanquidno Beach, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. Probably early 1900s
Nanjulian Beach / Nanquidno Beach, St Just in Penwith, Cornwall. Probably early 1900s
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Cup-marked stones, Carn Brea, Illogan, Cornwall. Around 1900
Cup-marked stones, Carn Brea, Illogan, Cornwall. Around 1900
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Tregardock Farm, Treligga, St Teath, Cornwall. 1968
Tregardock Farm, Treligga, St Teath, Cornwall. 1968
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Basset Memorial, Carn Brea, Illogan, Cornwall. Early 1900s
Basset Memorial, Carn Brea, Illogan, Cornwall. Early 1900s
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Carn Brea Castle, Carn Brea, Illogan, Cornwall. Early 1900s
Carn Brea Castle, Carn Brea, Illogan, Cornwall. Early 1900s
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Granite outcrop on top of Carn Brea, Illogan, Cornwall. Early 1900s
Granite outcrop on top of Carn Brea, Illogan, Cornwall. Early 1900s
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The Smugglers Path, Droskyn Point, Perranporth, Perranzabuloe, Cornwall. 1903
The Smugglers Path, Droskyn Point, Perranporth, Perranzabuloe, Cornwall. 1903
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Marsland Mouth, Morwenstow, Cornwall. Print dated 1913
Marsland Mouth, Morwenstow, Cornwall. Print dated 1913
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The beach, Perranporth, Perranzabuloe, Cornwall. 1910
The beach, Perranporth, Perranzabuloe, Cornwall. 1910
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