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Castle-an-Dinas Mine, Cornwall

Principal ores: WOLFRAM

St Austell: grid reference SW946623


Castle-an-Dinas Mine lies two miles southwest of St. Wenn in the Belowda Area of the St. Austell Mining District.


This tungsten (wolfram) mine worked Wolfram Lode from South Shaft, also known as New Shaft and North Shaft.

Records of production for Castle-an-Dinas Mine are: 46.5 tons of wolfram in 1918, 41.5 tons in 1920.

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Other nearby mines and their main ores

Ruthers (approx. 2.4 km; HAEMATITE & MANGANESE)

Belowda (Beacon Hill) Mine (approx. 2.5 km; TIN)

Parka Consols (approx. 4.0 km; TIN & IRON)

Parka (approx. 6.2 km; TIN)

Old Beam Mine (approx. 6.2 km; TIN)

Wheal James, Retire, Colbiggan & Rosewarrick (approx. 6.3 km; IRON)

James, Retire, Colbiggan & Rosewarrick (approx. 6.6 km; IRON ORE)

Wheal Bunnie (approx. 8.0 km; TIN & WOLFRAM)

Mulberry Hill (approx. 8.1 km; TIN)

Rocks and Treverbyn United (approx. 8.5 km; TIN)

 

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