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PostPosted: Dec 12, 2020 14:02    Post subject: New mineral has been named kernowite, after the Cornish word for Cornwall  

Known from just a single location, a new species of mineral has been described from the UK.

https://www.nhm.ac.uk/discover/news/2020/december/beautiful-new-emerald-green-mineral-described-from-cornwall.html
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PostPosted: Dec 12, 2020 14:28    Post subject: Re: New mineral has been named Kernowite, after the Cornish word for Cornwall  

An example from my collection, to be confirmed


R066, Liroconite, Olivenite, Wheal Gorland (3).jpg
 Mineral: Liroconite, Olivenite, Kernowite?
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Wheal Gorland, Gwennap, Saint Day, Redruth, Cornwall, England / United Kingdom
 Dimensions: 10 xm x 12 cm x 8 cm
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