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East Tamar Consols, Bere Alston (Beeralstone; incl. Bere Alston Mines; Old Beer Mines; Tamar Silver-Lead Mines), Bere Ferrers (Beer Ferris), Tavistock District, Devon, England, UK
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The amalgamation in 1845 of Whitsam, Lockridge and Furzehill mines, worked for about 3/4 mile on the eastern lode.
A.K. Hamilton Jenkin


Output under the name East Tamar Consols 1845-61 2,580 tons lead ore, 19,530 oz silver & 1400 tons fluorite.
Dines H.G. 1956

Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities
Anglesite
Azurite
Cerussite
'Chert'
Fluorite
Galena
Pyrite
Quartz
'Schalenblende'
Siderite
Sphalerite
Sulphur
Tennantite
Tetrahedrite
var: Argentian Tetrahedrite

Wurtzite


15 entries listed. 12 valid minerals.

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References

Dines, H.G. (1956): The metalliferous mining region of south-west England. HMSO Publications (London), Vol. 2, pp. 683-684.

Hamilton Jenkin, A. K. (1974): Mines of Devon, Vol. 1: The Southern Area. David & Charles (Newton Abbot), 154 pp.

Claughton, P. (1994): Silver-Lead: A Restricted Resource - Technological Choice in the Devon Mines. Bulletin of the Peak District Mines Historical Society 12(3), 54-59.

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