Cornwall's Future Mines
Areas in Cornwall of Mineral Potential
By J.H. Trounson Edited by Roger Burt and Peter Waite
Containing numerous cross references to other texts and sources, this book aims to become a standard source of information on the mineral potentials in areas of Cornwall. The reports have been commissioned by the Department of Trade and Industry.
List of Plates, xii; Preface, xiv; Editors' Introduction, xv; Introduction, 1; Section A: West Cornwall; Area 1. Wheal Hermon, 5; Area 2. The Carnelloe and Dollar Mines, 9; Carnelloe Consols, 9; The Dollar Mine, 13; Area 3. The Mines of Trink Hill, 15; Giew, 15; Wheal Reath, 18; Area 4. The Marazion Mines, 19; Owen Vean and Tregurtha Downs, 19; Wheal Hampton, 20; Wheal Rodney, 21; Wheal Virgin, 22; Area 5. Wheal Vor, 24; Area 6. Wheal Osborne and Wheal Susan, 35; Section B: Central Cornwall; Area 1. The Great Flat Load District, 39; Wheal Uny and the Eastern Part of the Great Flat Lode, 41; Area 2. The Redruth-Scorrier District, 51; Wheal Boys, 53; Prussia and Cardrew, 53; Cardrew Consols, 53; Wheal Montague and Wheal Harmony, 54; Treleigh Wood, 55; Wheal and West Wheal Peevor and Adjoining Ground, 57; Area 3. Killifreth and Great Wheal Busy, 65; Great Wheal Busy, 85. Area 4. Stencoose and Wheal Concord, 91; Stencoose, 92; Wheal Concord and Wheal Briton, 98; Area 5. The North Coast for a Mile West of Porthtowan, 102; Area 6. Wheal Coates, 106; Area 7. Wheal Kitty and West Wheal Kitty at St Agnes, 114; Area 8. South Gwennap, 122; Section C: East Cornwall; Area 1. The Lead and Zinc Mining District Between Newquay and Truro, 129; Silverwell, 130; Lambriggan Zinc and Lead Mine, 131; Wheal Alfred, 136; Pencorse Lead-Zinc Mine, 140; Area 2. The Castle-an-Dinas Wolfram Mine, St Columb, 142; Area 3. St Austell-Par-St Blazey, 150; Par Consols, 150; West Fowey Consols, 152; List of Mines and Grid References, 161; Index of Mine Names, 163.