Wheal Margery, St Ives, St Ives District, Cornwall, England, UK
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||50° 12' 8'' North , 5° 28' 31'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||50.20222,-5.47528|
|UK National Grid Reference:||SW521394|
|Other regions containing this locality:||St Just Mining Region, Cornwall, England, UK|
Devon and Cornwall metalliferous mining district, England, UK
This mine worked mainly on a narrow NE-trending lode, called Main Lode, which carried copper ores in higher levels and cassiterite below.
The grid reference marks the site of Highburrow Shaft.
4 valid minerals.
|Geologic Time||Rocks, Minerals and Events|
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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358.9 - 419.2 Ma
|Unnamed Extrusive Rocks, Devonian|
- Payton P., and Truran, L., eds. (1993): Cyril Noall's St Ives Mining District, Vol. 2. Dyllansow Truran (Redruth), pp. 16-22.