Wheal Neptune, Perranuthnoe, Mount's Bay District, Cornwall, England, UK
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||50° 7' 5'' North , 5° 26' 35'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||50.11833,-5.44306|
|UK National Grid Reference:||SW539300|
|Other regions containing this locality:||Devon and Cornwall metalliferous mining district, England, UK|
|Köppen climate type:||Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate|
Worked from 1811 to 1838, with a total output of 13,760 tons of copper. Most of the dumps are now removed, but some tips and a shaft can still be located in the fields west of the A394, about 1/4 mile N of Perranuthnoe.
Ref.: B. Atkinson: Mining Sites in Cornwall, Vol. 2, Dyllansow Truran (1994)
2 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.
Click on geological units on the map for more information. Click here to view full-screen map on Macrostrat.org
358.9 - 419.2 Ma
|Unnamed Igneous Intrusion, Devonian|