Carharrack Mine, St Day United Mines (Poldice Mines), Gwennap, Camborne - Redruth - St Day District, Cornwall, England, UK
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|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||50° 14' 5'' North , 5° 10' 20'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||50.2347222222, -5.17222222222|
|UK National Grid Reference:||SW738421|
|Other regions containing this locality:||Devon and Cornwall metalliferous mining district, England, UK|
One of a number of small mines amalgamated under the name of Consolidated Mines in 1780. Although located near Carharrack, only a part of the Carharrack sett is actually in Carharrack civil parish.
St Day United was the name given to Poldice and Carharrack Mines together with Wheal Maid when they amalgamated in 1852. In 1864, Wheals Unity, Gorland, Creegbrawse and Penkevil were added to the group and in 1870 the group's name changed to Poldice Mines.
21 valid minerals. 2 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.
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Dines, H.G. (1956): The metalliferous mining region of south-west England. HMSO Publications (London), Vol. 1, pp. 409-410.