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East Caradon Mine, Downgate, Linkinhorne, Liskeard District, Cornwall, England, UK
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UK Grid Reference: SX278701
Latitude: 50°30'20"N
Longitude: 4°25'46"W
A copper mine on the east slope of Caradon hill, which worked the eastern extensions of some of the lodes worked at South Caradon Mine. Between 1860 and 1885, it produced 54,000 tons of 7% copper ore. At times, the ore contained 3-4 ounces of silver per ton.

The grid reference marks the site of Wiliams's shaft.

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3 entries listed. 3 valid minerals.

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Dines, H.G. (1956): The metalliferous mining region of south-west England. HMSO Publications (London), Vol. 2, pp. 602-603.

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