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Carn Brea and Tincroft United Mine, Pool, Carn Brea, Cornwall, England, UKi
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Carn Brea and Tincroft United MineMine
Pool- not defined -
Carn BreaCivil Parish
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
50° North , 5° West (est.)
Estimate based on other nearby localities or region boundaries.
Margin of Error:
~2km
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This group of mines was formed in 1896 by amalgamation of Tincroft Mine and Carn Brea Mine. Since 1831, the latter included Barnccose Mine and Wheals Druid (also named Druid's) and Fanny (which included Tregajorran Mine). The sett also includes Cook's Kitchen Mine. In 1917, the name Tincroft Mine was adopted for the whole group. Later, the mines were included in the East Pool and Agar Mine sett.
No minerals currently recorded for this locality.

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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

References

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Dines, H.G. (1956): The metalliferous mining region of south-west England. HMSO Publications (London), Vol. 1, pp. 313-317.

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