SS Cheerful was shipwrecked on 20 July 1885 and carried 28- and 56-pound (12 and 25 kg) ingots of Cornish tin bearing the marks of the smelting houses of Treloweth - St Erth, Carvedras - Truro, Trethellan - Truro, and Tamar - Bere Ferrers. The wreck lies in 35 fathoms (64m) of water, 18 miles (33km) NNW of St Ives.
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|Carboniferous - Devonian|
298.9 - 419.2 Ma
Age: Paleozoic (298.9 - 419.2 Ma)
Reference: Asch, K. The 1:5M International Geological Map of Europe and Adjacent Areas: Development and Implementation of a GIS-enabled Concept. Geologisches Jahrbuch, SA 3. 
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Golley, P. and Williams R. (1995) Cornish Mineral Reference Manual. Endsleigh publications, 108p. (p. 6).
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