South Carn Brea Mine, Lower Carnkie, Illogan, Camborne - Redruth - St Day District, Cornwall, England, UK
Worked from 1858 to 1889, producing 22,000 tons of copper. A large burrow from this mine can be seen on the eastern slope of Carn Brea. Below the hillside, beside the footpath to Carnkie, is a cavernous system of levels.
UK Grid Reference: SW688408
References- Dines, H.G. (1956): The metalliferous mining region of south-west England. HMSO Publications (London), Vol. 1, pp. 352-353.
- Atkinson, B. (1994). Mining Sites in Cornwall, Vol. 2, Dyllansow Truran (Truro).
9 entries listed. 6 valid minerals.
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Locality Updated: Wheal Coates, St Agnes, St Agnes District, Cornwall, England, UKFrom David Ifold, 19th Jun 2013 22:44:10