Wheal Mary (incl. Wheal Denner [Wheal Dinner]; Wheal Parent), Parc Erissey, Redruth, Cornwall, England, UK
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||50° 15' 7'' North , 5° 14' 16'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||50.25194,-5.23778|
|UK National Grid Reference:||SW692442|
|Other regions containing this locality:||Devon and Cornwall metalliferous mining district, England, UK|
A group of small copper mines working four ENE-trending lodes on the eastern side of the valley of Portreath stream, just north of North Country hamlet. On the west side of the valley, the same lodes were worked by Great North Wheal Tolgus. During the periods 1827-1836 and 1845-1872, a combined output of 7,670 tons of copper ore, grading at 6%, and of 184 tons of black tin was recorded.
1 valid mineral.
|Geologic Time||Rocks, Minerals and Events|
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382.7 - 393.3 Ma
|Middle Devonian (Undifferentiated)|