Mulberry Mine (Mulberry Hill Mine), Mulberry Downs, Lanivet, St Austell District, Cornwall, England, UK
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||50° 27' 28'' North , 4° 47' 33'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||50.45778,-4.79250|
|UK National Grid Reference:||SX018658|
|Other regions containing this locality:||Devon and Cornwall metalliferous mining district, England, UK|
|Köppen climate type:||Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate|
A huge opencast work on a tin stockworks on Mulberry Hill, currently up to 100ft deep and 700ft long, which can be descended at the SE end with care. The ore is in minute cracks less than a foot apart and yielded 6lb of black tin per ton.
The mill was in the valley 1/4 mile to the west with a blocked shallow adit and deep adit which connected to a tramming level below the opencast floor.
1350 tons black tin in 1859-1916.
12 valid minerals.
|Geologic Time||Rocks, Minerals and Events|
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323.2 - 358.9 Ma
|Paleozoic sedimentary rocks|
Age: Mississippian (323.2 - 358.9 Ma)
Lithology: Sedimentary rocks
Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. 
393.3 - 419.2 Ma
|Lower Devonian Rocks (Undifferentiated)|
393.3 - 419.2 Ma
|Early Devonian sandstone|