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Cathedral Mine, Busveal, St Day, Redruth, St Day CP, Cornwall, England, UK

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 50° 13' 43'' North , 5° 12' 4'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 50.2287339977, -5.20138262194
UK National Grid Reference:SW717415
Other regions containing this locality:Devon and Cornwall metalliferous mining district, England, UK


A small copper mine, started under the name Jengenter Mine and renamed Cathedral Mine in 1823. It worked two NE-trending lodes near the center of Carn Marth which are cut by several crosscourses.

Mineral List


27 valid minerals.

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


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References

- Dines, H.G. (1956): The metalliferous mining region of south-west England. HMSO Publications (London), Vol. 1, pp. 397-398.
Robin Selley and Roger Eslick (2004) Cathedral Mine. BMS Newsletter 68:13-14

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