|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||50° 8' 30'' North , 5° 28' 6'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||50.14188,-5.46858|
|UK National Grid Reference:||SW522327|
|Other regions containing this locality:||Devon and Cornwall metalliferous mining district, England, UK|
|Köppen climate type:||Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate|
A copper mine, working the eastward extensions of North Lode and Middle Lode of Wheal Bolton. The lodes, about 130 yards apart within the sett, trend ESE and ENE, respectively, and unite eastwards in the ground between Rospeath Mine and West Wheal Fortune. Traces of overgrown shaft burrows and dumps remain in the small forest between Rospeath farm and the railway line.
Rospeath Mine was worked for some time together with Wheal Bolton and West Wheal Fortune. Wheal Nancy was later included with the sett. There are no records of output.
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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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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|
Localities in this RegionShow map
- Rospeath Mine