Kerriack Cove


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UK / England / Cornwall Co. / St. Agnes District / Porthtowan / Kerriack Cove

Jour­ney De­scrip­tion

Zu erreichen von der Schnellstraße A 30, wobei man Richtung Scorrier und Porth Towan fährt.

Ex­po­sure de­scrip­tion

Die Grube Wheal Sally erschloss im Bereich Kerriack Cove einen Erzgang. Blöcke im Strandbereich.


Metamorphe Devonschiefer. Cu-, Pb-, Zn- und Sn-Vererzungen.

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Kerriack Cove, Porthtowan, St. Agnes, Cornwall Co., England, UK
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Important: Before entering this or any other place of discovery you should have a permission of the operator and/or owner. Likewise it is to be respected that necessary safety precautions are kept during the visit.

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Minerals (Count: 12)

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Bildbreite: 2 mm; Fundort: Kerriack Cove, Porthtowan Area, St Agnes District, Cornwall, England, UK

Copyright: Leonardus
Contribution: slugslayer 2008-08-06
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Rocks (Count: 4)

Reference- and Source indication, Literature


  • Dines, H.G. (1956). The metalliferrous mining region of SW England (Vol.1). Brit.Geol.Survey, H.M.S.O. London (Repr. 1988).
  • Elton, N.J. & Hooper, J.J. (1995). A second occurence of mahlmoodite from Cornwall, England. Min. Mag., Vol.59, S.166-68.
  • Weiß, S. (2004). Mahlmoodit aus Cornwall (GB). Lapis, Jg.29, Nr.5, S.17-19.