Wheal Providence, Providence Mines, Carbis Bay, St Ives, St Ives District, Cornwall, England, UK
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||50° 11' 35'' North , 5° 28' 15'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||50.19310,-5.47089|
|UK National Grid Reference:||SW523384|
|Köppen climate type:||Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate|
|Other regions containing this locality:||St Just Mining Region, Cornwall, England, UK|
Devon and Cornwall metalliferous mining district, England, UK
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11 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.
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|Geologic Time||Rocks, Minerals and Events|
This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.
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|Permian - Carboniferous|
252.17 - 358.9 Ma
|Unnamed Igneous Intrusion, Carboniferous To Permian|
Age: Paleozoic (252.17 - 358.9 Ma)
Reference: British Geological Survey. DiGMapGB-625. British Geological Survey ©NERC. 
Rashleigh (1802) British Minerals Vol 2.
Semmons, W. (1885) Notes on a recent discovery of "connellite". Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 6, n° 30, 160-163.
Dines, H.G. (1956) The metalliferous mining region of south-west England. HMSO Publications (London), Vol. 1, pp. 122-124.