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Camborne, Cornwall, England, UK

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Location is approximate, based on center of defined region.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 50° North , 5° West (est.)
Other regions containing this locality:Devon and Cornwall metalliferous mining district, England, UK


Significant town at the western side of the Camborne-Redruth mining district.

Dolcoath Mine is the most famous mine in the town.

Camborne also had important manufacturers of mining equipment from beam engines to rock drills.
The civil parish of Camborne encompasses the western side of the Camborne-Redruth mining district.

The parish extends from the North Cliffs to a point to the south-east of Troon village.

It is bounded on the south-west by Gwinear-Gwithian CP and Crowan CP and on the north-east by Illogan CP and Carn Brea CP.

Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

Acanthite

Actinolite

Aluminocopiapite

Alunogen

Anatase

Andalusite

var: Chiastolite

Annabergite

'Apatite'

'Argentine'

Arsenic

Arsenolite

Arsenopyrite

Augite

Autunite

Axinite-(Fe)

'Axinite Group'

Azurite

Baryte

Bismuth

Bismuthinite

'Bitumen'

Bornite

Brochantite

Brookite

Calcite

Cassiterite

Chalcocite

Chalcophyllite

Chalcopyrite

var: Blister Copper

Chlorargyrite

var: Bromian Chlorargyrite

'Chlorite Group'

Churchite-(Y)

Cobaltite

'Condurrite'

Connellite

Copper

Cuprite

var: Chalcotrichite

var: Tile ore

Dolomite

Domeykite

Epidote

Epsomite

Erythrite

Fluorapatite

var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite

Fluorite

Galena

var: Argentiferous Galena

'Ganomatite'

'var: Chenocoprolite'

'Garnet'

Goethite

Graphite

Grossular

Hematite

var: Specularite

'Hornblende'

Humboldtine

Johannite

Kaolinite

Langite

Libethenite

'Limonite'

Malachite

Metatorbernite

Molybdenite

'Monazite'

Muscovite

Nickelskutterudite

Olivenite

Opal

var: Fire Opal

Orthoclase

Parnauite

Pharmacosiderite

Pitticite

Pseudomalachite

Pyrargyrite

Pyrite

Pyrrhotite

Quartz

var: Amethyst

var: Chalcedony

var: Haytorite

var: Jasper

var: Prase

var: Rock Crystal

Scheelite

Schorl

Scorodite

Siderite

Silver

Skutterudite

Sphalerite

Stannite

Stibnite

Tennantite

'Tennantite-Tetrahedrite Series'

Tenorite

Thorianite

Thorite

Torbernite

'Tourmaline'

Uraninite

var: Pitchblende

'Wolframite'

Wollastonite

Woodwardite

Zippeite


82 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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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

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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Devonian
358.9 - 419.2 Ma



ID: 2028807
Unnamed Igneous Intrusion, Devonian

Age: Devonian (358.9 - 419.2 Ma)

Lithology: Mafic igneous-rock

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

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License


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