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Posts by Chalcocite

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Topic: Lithium Mining in Cornwall
Chalcocite

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 24/08/2020 07:19:03   Subject: Lithium Mining in Cornwall
:lol::lol::lol:
Topic: New copper discovery in gwennap
Chalcocite

Forum: South West England   Posted: 22/04/2020 22:36:37   Subject: New copper discovery in gwennap
I see there's been a potential new discovery in Gwennap of high grade copper. Forget about the lithium. We need more investors for this one now.! ?? :lol:
Topic: New discovery of copper in gwennap
Chalcocite

Forum: Events   Posted: 22/04/2020 22:31:17   Subject: New discovery of copper in gwennap
Just seen there's a potential new copper deposit been found in Gwennap. All we need now is a few investors,! ??
Topic: South Crofty - current situation?
Chalcocite

Forum: South West England   Posted: 16/01/2020 14:08:49   Subject: South Crofty - current situation?
:lol::lol::lol:
Topic: South Crofty - current situation?
Chalcocite

Forum: South West England   Posted: 16/01/2020 10:33:07   Subject: South Crofty - current situation?
Lovely talking fresh prince:lol::lol::lol: ps whats a chosd bin? ??
Topic: South Crofty - current situation?
Chalcocite

Forum: South West England   Posted: 15/01/2020 07:44:09   Subject: South Crofty - current situation?
:lol::lol::lol:
Topic: South Crofty - current situation?
Chalcocite

Forum: South West England   Posted: 06/01/2020 13:20:57   Subject: South Crofty - current situation?
I would have thought it would be safer to keep the rolex covered up just in case some little scrote mugs you on the way home from the investors meeting,,!
Topic: Lithium Mining in Cornwall
Chalcocite

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 08/10/2019 06:09:59   Subject: Lithium Mining in Cornwall
:lol::lol::lol: there's going to be a talk given by this lot at Truro MUSEUM quite soon;D. I wish I could attend. I think it could be quite an amusing evening. A festival of bull****

Topic: Lithium Mining in Cornwall
Chalcocite

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 06/10/2019 16:53:19   Subject: Lithium Mining in Cornwall
Sorry mate you gotta know the difference between all igneous and sedimentary rocks! ??
Topic: Lithium Mining in Cornwall
Chalcocite

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 03/10/2019 12:31:48   Subject: Lithium Mining in Cornwall
They should be lucky with ten geo's for one small >:(rig. We don't have that on HS2! ??
Topic: From the Beeb. Welsh Slate.
Chalcocite

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 19/08/2019 14:33:04   Subject: From the Beeb. Welsh Slate.
What exactly do you mean chum,! End up like Cornwall? :guns:
Topic: South Crofty
Chalcocite

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 20/05/2019 15:47:30   Subject: South Crofty
I thought that's you would say that . Nothing ever changes. It's jobs for the boys as per usual! :lol::lol:
Topic: South Crofty
Chalcocite

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 19/05/2019 16:15:21   Subject: South Crofty
Hi FP,

So you have are renewed sense of optimism about South looking for TIN then rather than pissing about looking for rare earth's! ??
Topic: Clijah & Wentworth
Chalcocite

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 15/05/2019 13:17:57   Subject: Clijah & Wentworth
Hi FP, You aren't saying the local council mine remediation department are bodgers are you? :lol:
Topic: Video : Abandoned Mine Explore #23 : Lowering A GoPro Camera Down A Shaft From The 1600s. Discovery Made!
Chalcocite

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 09/05/2019 08:21:17   Subject: Video : Abandoned Mine Explore #23 : Lowering A GoPro Camera Down A Shaft From The 1600s. Discovery Made!
I think the only thing we discovered was that it was very deep and that there was water at the bottom. No signs of any mineral veins either. :)
Topic: Wheal Wray (photo)
Chalcocite

Forum: South West England   Posted: 04/05/2019 09:47:37   Subject: Wheal Wray (photo)
You might even be able to get yer hands on some of those cracking calcites :devil:
Topic: Cornish Mining Token
Chalcocite

Forum: South West England   Posted: 29/04/2019 05:11:49   Subject: Cornish Mining Token
Thank you for the info Roy. I will definitely get a copy of this book. :)
Topic: Cornish Mining Token
Chalcocite

Forum: South West England   Posted: 28/04/2019 10:18:29   Subject: Cornish Mining Token
Does anyone out there know if any of the Cornish Pennies that are seen from time to time have been faked. These things are quite desirable and can as I've seen myself make a significant value at the l
Topic: Tallies / Checks,
Chalcocite

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 19/04/2019 09:04:50   Subject: Tallies / Checks,
I was working on Anglesey around five years ago and as you do got interested in the Parys Mine copper tokens. As a cornishman I had to have one!. The mine was worked by a cornish manager and there wer
Topic: Tallies / Checks,
Chalcocite

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 18/04/2019 20:58:15   Subject: Tallies / Checks,
Oops I meant pre, 47!
Topic: Tallies / Checks,
Chalcocite

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 18/04/2019 18:59:30   Subject: Tallies / Checks,
I formed a collection of Welsh colliery checks some years ago. I had some later NCB ones but I concentrated on the Pre-57 ones. Some of them were polo checks. But I spoke to an expert who told me that
Topic: Photographs Of Wherry (album)
Chalcocite

Forum: South West England   Posted: 25/03/2019 18:14:34   Subject: Photographs Of Wherry (album)
I'm surprised no one has done a real good survey of the long rock mine which was in the same area. :)
Topic: Amalebra Tin Works
Chalcocite

Forum: North West England   Posted: 25/03/2019 05:55:00   Subject: Amalebra Tin Works
Very interesting topic on 'Cornwall live' . Abandoned tin works like a time capsule down in St. Ives District. . Check it out. :)
Topic: Cornish Gold Centre and Tolgus Tin
Chalcocite

Forum: South West England   Posted: 22/12/2018 22:25:22   Subject: Cornish Gold Centre and Tolgus Tin
Stand corrected you're absolutely right,! :)
Topic: Cornish Gold Centre and Tolgus Tin
Chalcocite

Forum: South West England   Posted: 14/12/2018 21:32:20   Subject: Cornish Gold Centre and Tolgus Tin
By peasants I suppose you mean posh cockney grockels. :)
Topic: Hemerdon
Chalcocite

Forum: South West England   Posted: 13/12/2018 16:53:10   Subject: Hemerdon
That wouldn't be abramovich by any chance! :)
Topic: Anything interesting around Dartmoor?
Chalcocite

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 09/11/2018 20:20:07   Subject: Anything interesting around Dartmoor?
Well they can stay there. I'm not remotely interested in old animal bones. :)
Topic: Anything interesting around Dartmoor?
Chalcocite

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 07/11/2018 12:08:06   Subject: Anything interesting around Dartmoor?
You're lucky to be able to get onto druids workings. I've heard the owner is a right miserable ******!

The speleologists get a bit funny too when you go in poking around their VERY own pri
Topic: Gilson's Cove Mine
Chalcocite

Forum: South West England   Posted: 05/11/2018 16:06:42   Subject: Gilson's Cove Mine
Hey KM,

What sort of stuff,? Mineralisation Sb, Pb?

:)

Topic: Odd structure, North Cornwall near Trevalga
Chalcocite

Forum: South West England   Posted: 04/11/2018 21:05:36   Subject: Odd structure, North Cornwall near Trevalga
The location here is not Long Grass or Lambs House Quarries! . These quarries are found in the coastal section between Tinagel Head and Trebarwith Strand, along with West Quarry, Lanterdan and Dria Qu
Topic: Hemerdon
Chalcocite

Forum: South West England   Posted: 11/10/2018 22:32:04   Subject: Hemerdon
I thought it was more about finance and investor confidence than the state of the mineral processing circuit. After all froth flotation can take care of clay from kaolinised granite. :)
Topic: Hemerdon
Chalcocite

Forum: South West England   Posted: 10/10/2018 21:37:26   Subject: Hemerdon
I see wolf minerals are feeling the heat for funding
Topic: Mine Tokens/Tallies.
Chalcocite

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 14/09/2018 18:16:43   Subject: Mine Tokens/Tallies.
I've seen a few of those polo checks on ebay but they often looked dinged and appear to have had a very hard life. The nearly always appear to come from very obscure and short lived Welsh collieries.
Topic: Mine Tokens/Tallies.
Chalcocite

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 13/09/2018 10:26:01   Subject: Mine Tokens/Tallies.
Hi,

Just a word of caution. You need to be really careful when buying mining tallies especially those from the Welsh collieries which are very desirable. In particular those ones dated befo
Topic: Dog rescue from mineshaft
Chalcocite

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 04/09/2018 08:19:52   Subject: Dog rescue from mineshaft
Just a side issue! what about the welfare of the poor animal?
Topic: Historic Wyoming gold mining town opens tunnel that had been undisturbed for 150 years
Chalcocite

Forum: North America   Posted: 28/08/2018 10:05:17   Subject: Historic Wyoming gold mining town opens tunnel that had been undisturbed for 150 years
Many thanks brake man :)
Topic: Historic Wyoming gold mining town opens tunnel that had been undisturbed for 150 years
Chalcocite

Forum: North America   Posted: 27/08/2018 17:56:35   Subject: Historic Wyoming gold mining town opens tunnel that had been undisturbed for 150 years
When we finally get out of this bloody euro club and manage our own affairs we will be able to see such imfo.
Topic: Wh. Wood, St. Agnes
Chalcocite

Forum: South West England   Posted: 17/07/2018 19:15:06   Subject: Wh. Wood, St. Agnes
Thanks FP that's very interesting. It's amazing how many of these places crop up from time to time.

Thanks again

Chalcocite.
Topic: Wh. Wood, St. Agnes
Chalcocite

Forum: South West England   Posted: 16/07/2018 07:06:39   Subject: Wh. Wood, St. Agnes
Is there anyone out there who knows where Wheal Wood, St. Agnes is located. The mine is thought to have produced some manganese ores. Is this possibly another name for South Wheal Towan where a mang
Topic: MOORE BOOKS.
Chalcocite

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 03/07/2018 18:17:41   Subject: MOORE BOOKS.
I've always found Moore Books to be an excellent source of mining literature, and always a very good service when ordering.

:)
Topic: Trevellance Mine, Bolingey, Perranporth
Chalcocite

Forum: South West England   Posted: 12/06/2018 07:11:56   Subject: Trevellance Mine, Bolingey, Perranporth
Thank you KM for that exhaustive reply of useful info. I had an idea it may have been a miss--spelling of a St. Agnes location. Particularly as the districts are not too far distant. :)
Topic: Trevellance Mine, Bolingey, Perranporth
Chalcocite

Forum: South West England   Posted: 11/06/2018 18:37:13   Subject: Trevellance Mine, Bolingey, Perranporth
Are there any enthusiasts of obscure mines out there who have ever heard of Trevellance Mine, Bolingey. I've recently seen a reference to it and it could have been, if it ever was a lead mine.? Beari
Topic: Tin miners emigration to Northumberland
Chalcocite

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 22/05/2018 15:11:43   Subject: Tin miners emigration to Northumberland
It's easy for cornish miners to be recruited all around the world because they were simply the best at what they did. Their reputations were honed from the hard granite rocks and their reputations spr
Topic: Mine capping in Cornwall.
Chalcocite

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 20/05/2018 13:25:31   Subject: Mine capping in Cornwall.
I was involved in a mine exploration a number of years ago now in North Cornwall. After we had finished our work a hole appeared in mateys field.. We did what we could to fix it underground but the fa
Topic: Cuddra mine
Chalcocite

Forum: South West England   Posted: 18/05/2018 07:34:51   Subject: Cuddra mine
Anyone passing through Holmbush near St. Austell will have noticed the inevitable march of progress with yet more houses being built for locals or 'up country' types perhaps. There's however a sing
Topic: South Crofty looking for money!
Chalcocite

Forum: South West England   Posted: 15/05/2018 22:06:48   Subject: South Crofty looking for money!
It's just another load of hot air. It will never come to anything:lol:
Topic: Tavistock Canal Book
Chalcocite

Forum: South West England   Posted: 14/03/2018 19:33:08   Subject: Tavistock Canal Book
It would be interesting how many purchasers actually return the offending items and continue this farce. I think it's a bloody cheek to ask for them to be returned.
When you've paid good money f
Topic: Denys Bradford Barton
Chalcocite

Forum: South West England   Posted: 03/01/2018 18:11:35   Subject: Denys Bradford Barton
We will be able to go from one to another when they all move to the new site. What a delightful amount of info will be available then to the intrepid mining enthusiast.
Topic: Hapoy new year!
Chalcocite

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 02/01/2018 23:51:29   Subject: Hapoy new year!
If you like poking around in old arsenic works you should have a look around South Polgooth. There's some cracking remains there to be seen.
:)
Topic: Hapoy new year!
Chalcocite

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 02/01/2018 21:37:20   Subject: Hapoy new year!
Hope you washed yer hands afterwards after poking around in those labrynths. That arsenolite is just as deadly now as it was way back then.

:)
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