South Wheal Frances, South Frances United Mines, Basset Mines, Carnkie, Carn Brea, Cornwall, England, UK
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||50° 12' 30'' North , 5° 15' 6'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||50.2086111111, -5.25194444444|
|UK National Grid Reference:||SW681394|
|Other regions containing this locality:||Devon and Cornwall metalliferous mining district, England, UK|
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.
12 valid minerals.
|Geologic Time||Rocks, Minerals and Events|
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358.9 - 382.7 Ma
|Upper Devonian Rocks (Undifferentiated)|