South Wheal Frances, South Frances United Mines, Basset Mines, Illogan, Camborne - Redruth - St Day District, Cornwall, England, UK
This mine was eventually incorporated into the Basset group of mines.
Photo: Peter Haas
UK Grid Reference: SW681394
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.
15 entries listed. 11 valid minerals.
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