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Great Roughtor Consols Mine, Cornwall

Principal ores: MISPICKEL

Wadebridge: grid reference SX163828


Roughtor Mine, otherwise known as Great Roughtor Consols lay on Davidstow Moor, to the southeast of Crowdy reservoir and three and a half miles east of Camelford. The mine, a modest producer, worked tin lodes from Morris' Engine Shaft and Thomas' Shaft.

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Other nearby mines and their main ores

Buttern Hill (approx. 1.8 km; TIN & WOLFRAM)

Great Onslow Consols (approx. 8.3 km; COPPER, PYRITE & BLENDE)

Treburgett (approx. 10.7 km; LEAD, SILVER, ZINC & PYRITE)

Pengenna (approx. 11.6 km; LEAD, ANTIMONY & LEAD-ZINC)

Trewethen & Pengenna (approx. 11.8 km; ANTIMONY)

Craddock Moor (approx. 14.4 km; COPPER)

Phoenix United (approx. 14.9 km; COPPER & TIN)

South Wheal Phoenix (approx. 15.2 km; COPPER)

Trewetha (Wheal Boys) (approx. 15.8 km; LEAD & ANTIMONY)

Caradon United (approx. 16.1 km; COPPER & TIN)

 

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