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Wheal Venture, Trelyon Consols (Trelyon Downs Mine), St Ives, Cornwall, England, UKi
Regional Level Types
Wheal VentureMine
Trelyon Consols (Trelyon Downs Mine)Mine
St IvesCivil Parish
CornwallCounty
EnglandConstituent Country
UKCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
50° 11' 54'' North , 5° 28' 31'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
UK National Grid Reference:
SW520390
Locality type:
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
St Ives9,966 (2017)1.4km
Uny Lelant1,056 (2017)3.0km
Hayle8,210 (2017)4.2km
Marazion1,294 (2017)8.1km
Leedstown267 (2017)9.5km


A prospectus for Trelyon Consols was issued in 1849 and comprised the setts of Wh Venture and Wh Margery, but Wh Venture and Wh Margery continued to operate separately (Hamilton Jenkin 1961).

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


1 valid mineral.

Detailed Mineral List:

Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Reference: Collins, J.H. (1892): "A Handbook to the Mineralogy of Cornwall and Devon", 2nd ed., D. Bradford Barton Ltd. (Truro, UK), pp. 108.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Cassiterite4.DB.05SnO2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Cassiterite4.4.1.5SnO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

OOxygen
O CassiteriteSnO2
SnTin
Sn CassiteriteSnO2

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

References

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Dines, H.G. (1956): The metalliferous mining region of south-west England. HMSO Publications (London), Vol. 1, pp. 120-121.
Mines & Miners of Cornwall, Vol 1. A K Hamilton Jenkin 1961

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