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Pencrebar Wood Mine (Pencrebar Mine; Creva Wood Mine), Callington, Callington District, Cornwall, England, UK
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Pencrebar Wood Mine, Callington, Callington District, Cornwall, England, UK

Photo: Bernie Millington
UK Grid Reference: SX351681
Latitude: 50°29'19"N
Longitude: 4°19'29"W
Series of pits, small quarries and shallow workings on manganese lode in woods above road. Blocked adit by road.

Creva Wood Mine is a misnomer which first appeared in the book by Hogg (1825) and was then carried over by Greg & Lettsom (1858), Hall (1868), Collins (1871) and various other authors. As pointed out by Sir Arthur Russell, it really refers to Pencrebar Wood Mine.

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var: Jasper


5 entries listed. 4 valid minerals.

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Hogg, T. (1825): A Manual of Mineralogy. Polyblank Publishers (London), 245 pp.

Russell, A. (1945): On rhodonite and tephroite from Treburland manganese mine, Altarnun, Cornwall, and on rhodonite from other localities in Cornwall and Devonshire. Mineralogical Magazine 27, 221-235.

Dines, H.G. (1956): The metalliferous mining region of south-west England. HMSO Publications (London), Vol. 2, p. 635.

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