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Fowey Consols (incl. Wheal Treasure; Wheal Fortune; Wheal Chance), Tywardreath, St Austell District, Cornwall, England, UK

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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.

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Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

57 entries listed. 37 valid minerals. 2 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals. 1 erroneous literature entry.

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  • England
    • Cornwall

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- 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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