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Tresavean Mine, Lanner, Camborne - Redruth - St Day District, Cornwall, England, UK

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 50° 12' 35'' North , 5° 11' 45'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 50.2099907479, -5.19592121644
UK National Grid Reference:SW720394


Tresavean Mine was started as a copper mine at some time in the middle of the 18th century, but had to close before 1800. It was re-opened in the early 19th century and became an important copper producer until 1829. In 1838, the output reached 12,303 tons of copper ore, making it the third largest copper mine in Cornwall.

Mineral List

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25 valid minerals.

Regional Geology

This information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This data will improve over time as more accurate maps and data sets are added.

Late Devonian358.9 - 382.7 MaUpper Devonian Rocks (Undifferentiated)

Mudstone, siltstone and sandstone

Silurian-Devonian358.9 - 443.8 MaSilurian-Devonian sedimentary rocks

Sedimentary rocks


References for regional geology:

Data provided by Macrostrat.org

Geological Survey of Canada. Generalized geological map of the world and linked databases. doi:10.4095/195142. Open File 2915d.

British Geological Survey. DiGMapGB-625. British Geological Survey ©NERC.


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References

- Dines, H.G. (1956): The metalliferous mining region of south-west England. HMSO Publications (London), Vol. 1, pp. 363-366.
- (in part): Rocks & Minerals: 19:8.

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