Penhale Mine, Penhale and Trecarne United Mine (Caradon United Mines), Common Moor, St Cleer, Liskeard District, Cornwall, England, UK
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||50° 29' 34'' North , 4° 28' 48'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||50.49286,-4.48023|
|UK National Grid Reference:||SX241689|
|Other regions containing this locality:||Devon and Cornwall metalliferous mining district, England, UK|
|Köppen climate type:||Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate|
A tin mine, working four lodes in the area south of Common Moor and northwest of Penhale hamlet. In 1909 and 1916, the mine was reopened in search of tungsten ores. Further prospecting was carried out in 1942. In 1950, the mine was opened again, but mainly to work the vein quartz, the tin and tungsten ores being treated as by-products.
5 valid minerals.
|Geologic Time||Rocks, Minerals and Events|
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|Permian - Carboniferous|
252.17 - 358.9 Ma
|Unnamed Igneous Intrusion, Carboniferous To Permian|
Age: Paleozoic (252.17 - 358.9 Ma)
Reference: British Geological Survey. DiGMapGB-625. British Geological Survey ©NERC.