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South Wheal Frances, South Frances United Mines, Basset Mines, Carn Brea, Camborne - Redruth - St Day District, Cornwall, England, UK
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Photo: Peter Haas
UK Grid Reference: SW681394
Latitude: 50°12'31"N
Longitude: 5°15'7"W
This mine was eventually incorporated into the Basset group of mines.
Ref.: Golley & Williams, 1995, 38 - "Cornish Mineral Reference Manual"; Rocks & Min.: 17:130; P.G. Embrey, R.F. Symes: "Minerals of Cornwall and Devon", 1987, p. 45

Large group of impressive buildings at Marriot's Shaft (open and circular), including engine house, dry, stamps, boiler houses, etc. Nearby are other engine houses. Dumps largely removed and grassed-over.

Mineral List

'Chlorite Group'
var: Chalcotrichite

var: Amethyst

16 entries listed. 12 valid minerals.

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