Wheal Leigh (Wheal Lee; Wheal Lea; Leigh Durant Mine), Pillaton, Callington District, Cornwall, England, UK
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||50° 26' 21'' North , 4° 16' 23'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||50.4394444444, -4.27305555556|
|Other regions containing this locality:||Devon and Cornwall metalliferous mining district, England, UK|
An old antimony mine relocated by Sir Arthur Russell in 1938.
7 valid minerals.
|Geologic Time||Rocks, Minerals and Events|
Major Regional Geological Units
This 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 geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.
358.9 - 382.7 Ma
|Upper Devonian Rocks (Undifferentiated)|
358.9 - 443.8 Ma
|Silurian-Devonian sedimentary rocks|
References for regional geology:
Data provided by Macrostrat.org
Geological Survey of Canada. Generalized geological map of the world and linked databases. doi:10.4095/195142. Open File 2915d.
British Geological Survey. DiGMapGB-625. British Geological Survey ©NERC.
Dana 6: 203.