Ting Tang Mine, West Clifford United Mines, Carharrack, Carharrack CP, Cornwall, England, UK
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||50° 13' 24'' North , 5° 11' 12'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||50.22361,-5.18694|
|UK National Grid Reference:||SW727409|
|Other regions containing this locality:||Devon and Cornwall metalliferous mining district, England, UK|
|Köppen climate type:||Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate|
Ting Tang Mine worked lodes in the northern part of the West Clifford United sett. Most of its numerous shafts are not identifiable today. The grid reference marks a dump that is open to collectors after paying a small fee.
From 1816 to 1847, the mine produced 40,240 tons of 8.5% copper ore. According to Dines, however, it was also a major tin producer before 1810.
38 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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252.17 - 298.9 Ma
|Paleozoic intrusive rocks|
Age: Permian (252.17 - 298.9 Ma)
Lithology: Intrusive igneous rocks
Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. 
358.9 - 382.7 Ma
|Upper Devonian Rocks (Undifferentiated)|
443.8 - 485.4 Ma