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Home > Mines, Quarries & Sites > Nancegollan Tin Mine

Nancegollan Tin Mine (United Kingdom)


Parish: CROWAN

Entered by Roy Fellows and Roy Morton

Description by ICLOK,
Known to have been in operation between 1853 and 1870 being tried repeatedly. The mine was fairly unproductive the only record of output being 6T of black tin in 1854.
The narrow lodes were thought to carry cassiterite, wolfram, pyrite and fluorspar but not sufficiently rich to support deep mining.
A pumping engine house remains on the sett at SW640324.

Photos of Nancegollan Tin Mine

Photographs Of Nancegollan
Photographs Of Nancegollan (30 photos)
Last updated October 16th 2014 by DougCornwall
Visit To Nancegollan Tin Mine
Visit To Nancegollan Tin Mine (6 photos)
Last updated March 13th 2013 by ICLOK
Historic Photographs Of Nancegollan
Historic Photographs Of Nancegollan (2 photos)
Last updated June 25th 2009 by ICLOK

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Major Mining Region

Nancegollan Tin Mine belongs to the Helston - Wendron region.

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