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Parc Mine (Gwydyr Park Consols), Llanrwst, Gwydyr Forest area, Conwy, Wales, UK

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 53° 7' 29'' North , 3° 48' 41'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 53.12488,-3.81147
UK National Grid Reference:SH788602
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Other/historical region names associated with this locality:Gwynedd; Caernarvonshire
Other regions containing this locality:Snowdonia National Park, Wales, UK


The largest and most successful of the Llanwrst mines. Originally opened in 1855 as the Gwydyr Park Consols and worked intermittently up to the 1940s. Reopened in 1950, Parc Mine produced more lead and zinc ore between 1953-57 than the whole of the Llanwrst area between 1848-1939. Closed 1958. Grid reference is for the portal of the number 3 adit, the main haulage level.

Mineral List


6 valid minerals.

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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Ashgill
443.8 - 449 Ma



ID: 2029867
Ashgill Rocks (Undifferentiated)

Age: Late Ordovician (443.8 - 449 Ma)

Lithology: Mudstone, siltstone and sandstone

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

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