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Trerew Mine (Trerew Wheal Rose), Cubert, Cornwall, England, UK

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 50° 22' 53'' North , 5° 4' 35'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 50.38145,-5.07659
GeoHash:G#: gbuqs7xm4
UK National Grid Reference:SW813581
Other regions containing this locality:Devon and Cornwall metalliferous mining district, England, UK
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate


A small lead mine, working a NW-trending lode in the valley south of Trerew farm. The lode was opened up from an adit, commencing in the valley SE of the farm, that connects to a shaft 250 yards south of the farm where it crosses the lode. According to Hamilton Jenkin, another two shafts were located 50 yards NW and 100 yards SE of this position. According to Dines, however, the other shafts were located 100 yards west and 150 yards NW of Trerew farm, respectively. Atkinson also associates an overgrown burrow in a field northwest of the farm with the mine workings.


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1 valid mineral.

Geochronology

Geologic TimeRocks, Minerals and Events
Phanerozoic
 Paleozoic
  Permian
   Guadalupian
ⓘ Major polymetallic mineralization~270 MaCornwall, England, UK
   Cisuralian
ⓘ Porphyry dikes intruded (latest age)~275 MaCornwall, England, UK
ⓘ Greisenization (latest age)~280 MaCornwall, England, UK
ⓘ Porphyry dikes intruded (earliest age)~280 MaCornwall, England, UK
ⓘ Formation of metallized pegmatites~285 MaCornwall, England, UK
ⓘ Greisenization (earliest age)~285 MaCornwall, England, UK
ⓘ Emplacement of major plutons~295 MaCornwall, England, UK

Regional Geology

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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Early Carboniferous
323.2 - 358.9 Ma



ID: 3192903
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. [154]

Early Devonian
393.3 - 419.2 Ma



ID: 2033471
Lower Devonian Rocks (Undifferentiated)

Age: Early Devonian (393.3 - 419.2 Ma)

Lithology: Mudstone, siltstone and sandstone

Reference: British Geological Survey. DiGMapGB-625. British Geological Survey ©NERC. [23]

Early Devonian
393.3 - 419.2 Ma



ID: 3151591
Early Devonian sandstone

Age: Early Devonian (393.3 - 419.2 Ma)

Lithology: Sandstone

Reference: Asch, K. The 1:5M International Geological Map of Europe and Adjacent Areas: Development and Implementation of a GIS-enabled Concept. Geologisches Jahrbuch, SA 3. [147]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License



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References

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- A.K. Hamilton Jenkin: Annotations to Ordnance Survey map, scale 1:10,000, sheet 39SE.
- Dines, H.G. (1956): The metalliferous mining region of south-west England. HMSO Publications (London), Vol. 1, p. 438.
- Atkinson, B. (1994): Mining Sites in Cornwall, Vol. 2, Dyllansow Truran (Truro)

 
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