|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.
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82 valid minerals.
Rock Types Recorded
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|Geologic Time||Rocks, Minerals and Events|
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358.9 - 419.2 Ma
|Unnamed Igneous Intrusion, Devonian|
Localities in this Region
- Camborne Consols
- Camborne Vean Mine (incl. New Dolcoath Mine)
- De Dunstanville Mines
- Dolcoath Mine
- New Wheal Seton
- North Roskear
- North Roskear
- South Roskear group (Pendarves Consols)
- Stray Park Mine
- Treswithian Downs
- Grenville United Mines
- Holman's Test Mine
- The Reens
- West Stray Park Mine (Wheal Nancy)
- West Wheal Seton