Hawkswood Mine (Hawk's Wood Mine), North Hill, Liskeard District, Cornwall, England, UK
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||50° 33' 23'' North , 4° 26' 58'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||50.55648,-4.44968|
|UK National Grid Reference:||SX265759|
|Other regions containing this locality:||Devon and Cornwall metalliferous mining district, England, UK|
|Köppen climate type:||Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate|
Principlly a tungsten mine, with some very minor cassiterite, last worked sometime just after WW2. A very extensive underground works with much veining carrying strings of gritty wolfram without any evidence of macroscopic crystal formation. Some very slight copper mineralisation.
6 valid minerals.
|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. 
323.2 - 358.9 Ma
|Early Carboniferous limestone|
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.