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West Wheal Jewel (Tolcarne Mine; North Wheal Damsel), St Day, Camborne - Redruth - St Day District, Cornwall, England, UK

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 50° 14' 4'' North , 5° 11' 15'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 50.2344444444, -5.1875
UK National Grid Reference:SW727421
Other regions containing this locality:Devon and Cornwall metalliferous mining district, England, UK


Worked from 1832 to 1854, producing 13,000 tons of copper. The remaining dumps, shafts and burrows are located west of St. Day, the portals of two adits are situated near the Tolcarne stream.


Note: Not to be confused with the Tolcarne Mine at Camborne.

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7 valid minerals.

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

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References

Dines, H.G. (1956): The metalliferous mining region of south-west England. HMSO Publications (London), Vol. 1, pp. 400-401.

Atkinson, B. (1994): Mining Sites in Cornwall, Vol. 2, Dyllansow Truran (Truro), xx pp.

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