Wheal Verrant (Wheal Verran), Goldsithney, Perranuthnoe, Cornwall, England, UKi
|Regional Level Types|
|Wheal Verrant (Wheal Verran)||Mine|
A small tin mine just east of Goldsithney, which is now completely built over. Dines suggests that it once may have been part of the neighbouring Wheal Caroline.
The mine sold 3 tons of black tin in 1905 and was still working on a small scale in 1907.
Regions containing this locality
|Eurasian Plate||Tectonic Plate|
|British Isles||Group of Islands|
|Devon and Cornwall metalliferous mining district, England, UK||Mining District|
|Mount's Bay Mining District, Cornwall, England, UK||Mining District|
Select Mineral List TypeStandard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements
Detailed Mineral List:
| ⓘ Cassiterite|
Reference: Dines, H.G. (1956): The metalliferous mining region of south-west England. HMSO Publications (London), Vol. 1, p. 180.
List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification
|Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides|
List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification
|Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES|
|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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323.2 - 358.9 Ma
|Paleozoic sedimentary rocks|
Age: Mississippian (323.2 - 358.9 Ma)
Lithology: Sedimentary rocks
Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. 
358.9 - 382.7 Ma
|Upper Devonian Rocks (Undifferentiated)|
358.9 - 382.7 Ma
|Late Devonian claystone|