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Ting Tang Mine, West Clifford United Mines, Carharrack, Camborne - Redruth - St Day District, Cornwall, England, UK

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 50° 13' 25'' North , 5° 11' 13'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 50.2236111111, -5.18694444444
UK National Grid Reference:SW727409
Other regions containing this locality:Devon and Cornwall metalliferous mining district, England, UK


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.

Mineral List


38 valid minerals.

Geochronology

Geologic TimeRocks, Minerals and Events
Phanerozoic
 Paleozoic
  Permian
   Guadalupian
ⓘ Major polymetallic mineralization~270 MaCornwall, England, UK
   Cisuralian
ⓘ Porphyry dikes intruded (latest age)~275 MaCornwall, England, UK
ⓘ Greisenization (latest age)~280 MaCornwall, England, UK
ⓘ Porphyry dikes intruded (earliest age)~280 MaCornwall, England, UK
ⓘ Formation of metallized pegmatites~285 MaCornwall, England, UK
ⓘ Greisenization (earliest age)~285 MaCornwall, England, UK
ⓘ Emplacement of major plutons~295 MaCornwall, England, UK


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References

- (in part): Dana 7:II:490
- Dines, H.G. (1956): The metalliferous mining region of south-west England. HMSO Publications (London), Vol. 1, pp. 410-411.
- Atkinson, B. (1994): Mining Sites in Cornwall, Vol. 2, Dyllansow Truran (Truro).
- Bruce, I. et al. (1999): Lapis 24, 39-43.
- Bruce, I, & D. Aubrey-Jones (1998) UKJMM 19:18-23

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