|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||50° 10' 36'' North , 5° 24' 34'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||50.17667,-5.40944|
|UK National Grid Reference:||SW566364|
|Other regions containing this locality:||Gwinear Mining District, Cornwall, England, UK|
Devon and Cornwall metalliferous mining district, England, UK
|Köppen climate type:||Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate|
Active from 1805 to 1865, producing 9,100 tons of copper and some lead. A few burrows remain south of Halankene, SE of Hayle.
10 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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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. 
358.9 - 419.2 Ma
|Unnamed Igneous Intrusion, Devonian|
Age: Devonian (358.9 - 419.2 Ma)
Lithology: Mafic igneous-rock
Reference: British Geological Survey. DiGMapGB-625. British Geological Survey ©NERC. 
358.9 - 382.7 Ma
|Late Devonian claystone|