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Wheal Hen, Botallack Mine, Botallack, St Just, St Just District, Cornwall, England, UK
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Photo: Peter Haas
UK Grid Reference: SW364338
Latitude: 50°8'41"N
Longitude: 5°41'24"W
 
 
A copper and tin mine. There is a walled shaft and a levelled dump remaining east of the Southwest Coast Path and just opposite to the dumps of Wheal Cock. Both mines were later incorporated with the Botallack Mine sett.

Mineral List

Chalcocite
Chalcomenite
Chalcopyrite
Connellite
Copper
Cuprite
Digenite
Goethite
Hematite
var: Specularite
Malachite
Paratacamite ?
Pyrite
Quartz
var: Chalcedony
Rhodochrosite
Schorl
Siderite
Sphalerite


19 entries listed. 17 valid minerals.

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