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Wheal Diamond (Wheal Damsel), Nanquidno, St Just, St Just District, Cornwall, England, UK

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A small tin mine, started as Wheal Damsel, but later renamed on account of the abundance of clear quartz ("Cornish diamond") in the lode. It worked a SE-trending lode from two shafts, which were located about 300 yards north of Trevagean Vean. The coordinates mark an overgrown dump that remains in the corner of a field.

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- Dines, H.G. (1956): The metalliferous mining region of south-west England. HMSO Publications (London), Vol. 1, p. 103.

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