Wheal Jewel, St Day, Gwennap CP, Cornwall, England, UK
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||50° 14' 5'' North , 5° 10' 35'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||50.23481,-5.17654|
|UK National Grid Reference:||SW735421|
|Other regions containing this locality:||Devon and Cornwall metalliferous mining district, England, UK|
|Köppen climate type:||Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate|
Worked from 1815 to 1853, producing 58,150 tons of copper. Several waste tips and some extremely deep and cavernous open mine shafts remain beside the St. Day-Carharrack road and in the area around Crofthandy.
(includes Wheal Quick)
18 valid minerals.
|Geologic Time||Rocks, Minerals and Events|
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382.7 - 393.3 Ma
|Middle Devonian (Undifferentiated)|