Mwyndy Mine, Llantrisant, Rhondda-Cynon-Taff, Wales, UK
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||51° 31' 36'' North , 3° 21' 18'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||51.52680,-3.35517|
|UK National Grid Reference:||ST060818|
|Other/historical region names associated with this locality:||Mid Glamorgan; Glamorgan|
|Other regions containing this locality:||Glamorgan, Wales, UK|
The largest of the south Wales 19th century iron mines that raised over 1 million tons of ore in a quarter century before its closure in 1884. Early opencast workings now form a lake, but heavily overgrown tips and shafts from later working remain within woodland.
7 valid minerals.
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201.3 - 252.17 Ma
|Triassic Rocks (Undifferentiated)|