Tincroft Mine, Carn Brea and Tincroft United Mine, Illogan, Camborne - Redruth - St Day District, Cornwall, England, UK
Worked for copper from the early 18th century, the mine changed to tin in 1865 and finally ceased work in 1913. In 1896, it was amalgamated with the Carn Brea mine to form the Carn Brea and Tincroft United mine.
Photo: Paul De Bondt 2013
UK Grid Reference: SW670409
The mine site is largely built over, but there are remains of the man engine and compressor house.
Refs.: (in part):
Dana 6: 892
Rocks & Min.: 16:129; 62:249
P.G. Embrey, R.F. Symes: "Minerals of Cornwall and Devon", 1987, p. 43
31 entries listed. 23 valid minerals. 1 type locality (valid mineral).
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Locality Updated: A 6 road cut, Elvas, Portalegre District, PortugalFrom Rui Nunes, 11th Dec 2013 21:48:46