|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||50° 13' 16'' North , 5° 14' 29'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||50.22132,-5.24155|
|UK National Grid Reference:||SW688408|
|Other regions containing this locality:||Devon and Cornwall metalliferous mining district, England, UK|
Worked from 1858 to 1889, producing 22,000 tons of copper. A large burrow from this mine can be seen on the eastern slope of Carn Brea. Below the hillside, beside the footpath to Carnkie, is a cavernous system of levels.
6 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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|Permian - Carboniferous|
252.17 - 358.9 Ma
|Unnamed Igneous Intrusion, Carboniferous To Permian|
Age: Paleozoic (252.17 - 358.9 Ma)
Reference: British Geological Survey. DiGMapGB-625. British Geological Survey ©NERC. 
- Atkinson, B. (1994). Mining Sites in Cornwall, Vol. 2, Dyllansow Truran (Truro).