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Harehope Gill Lead Mine (United Kingdom)

Old lead mine exploiting the eastern end of Slitt Vein. The adit was driven in the shales above the Great Limestone and the vein was worked from sumps into the limestone. The mine worked 1818-66 and 1888-91 with 1165 tons of lead concentrates produced. In 1918-20 the dumps were reworked for fluorspar with 192 tons reclaimed.

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Major Mining Region

Harehope Gill Lead Mine belongs to the Durham Dales region.

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