Wheal Hermon (Wheal St Just), Cot Valley, St Just, Cornwall, England, UK
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||50° 7' 0'' North , 5° 41' 51'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||50.1168061655, -5.69765916744|
|UK National Grid Reference:||SW357307|
|Other regions containing this locality:||Devon and Cornwall metalliferous mining district, England, UK|
The mine was started in 1821 as Wheal St Just with a single shaft sunk on the Hermon lode far down in the valley, just above the high water mark. From 1822, it was worked as Wheal Hermon.
2 valid minerals.
|Geologic Time||Rocks, Minerals and Events|
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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.