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Buckett's Mine, Redruth, Cornwall, England, UK

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 50° 13' 31'' North , 5° 13' 24'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 50.2254200595, -5.22359959407
UK National Grid Reference:SW701412
Other regions containing this locality:Devon and Cornwall metalliferous mining district, England, UK


This mine worked chiefly on two lodes, one of which is named Tin lode on the mine plan, although there are no records of any tin production. Considering its strike and dip, it is believed to be the Great Flat lode. The other lode, located further south, is unnamed. From 1846 to 1849, 2,700 tons of 6.3% copper ore were produced.
Mine is also known as Wheal Buckets; incl. East Wheal Uny.

Mineral List


2 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

Regional Geology

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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Late Devonian
358.9 - 382.7 Ma
Upper Devonian Rocks (Undifferentiated)

Age: Late Devonian (358.9 - 382.7 Ma)

Lithology: Mudstone, siltstone and sandstone

Reference: British Geological Survey. DiGMapGB-625. British Geological Survey ©NERC. [23]

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References

- Dines, H.G. (1956): The metalliferous mining region of south-west England. HMSO Publications (London), Vol. 1, pp. 354-355.
- Atkinson, B. (1994): Mining Sites in Cornwall, Vol. 2, Dyllansow Truran (Truro)

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