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Fowey Consols (incl. Wheal Treasure; Wheal Fortune; Wheal Chance), Tywardreath, St Austell District, Cornwall, England, UK
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Photo: Peter Haas
UK Grid Reference: SX083558
Latitude: 50°22'12"N
Longitude: 4°41'45"W
 
 
One of the deepest, richest and most important Cornish copper mines, formed by amalgamation of numerous small workings, most of which are not now discernible.

Mineral List

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Actinolite
Annabergite
'Apatite'
Azurite
Bismuthinite
Bornite
Brochantite
'Calamine'
Cassiterite
Chalcocite
Chalcophyllite
Chalcopyrite
'Chlorite Group'
Copper
Cuprite
var: Chalcotrichite
Devilline
Fluorapatite
var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite

Galena
Goethite
Hemimorphite
Langite (TL)
'Limonite'
Magnetite
Malachite
Marcasite
Melanterite
Millerite
Nickeline
Nickelskutterudite
Posnjakite
Pyrite
Quartz
Rhabdophane-(Ce) (TL)
Rhabdophane-(Nd)
Siderite
Silver
Skutterudite
Smithsonite
Sphalerite
Stannite
Stibnite
'Tennantite-Tetrahedrite Series'
Tenorite
Torbernite


56 entries listed. 37 valid minerals. 2 type localities (valid minerals). 1 erroneous literature entry.

Localities in this Region

UK
  • England
    • Cornwall

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References

- Dines, H.G. (1956): The metalliferous mining region of south-west England. HMSO Publications (London), Vol. 1, pp. 565-567 (see also corrigenda in the 1994 reprint).
- Lewis, J. (1997): Richly Yielding Piece of Ground: History of Fowey Consols Mine 1813 to 1867. Cornish Hillside Publications (St Austell), 176 pp.

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