A Sketch of the Geology of Cornwall : Including a Brief Description of the Mining Districts, and the Ores Produced in Them /
Cornwall has one of the oldest mining histories in Europe. At one time, the county was a leading producer of tin, with over 2,000 mines in operation, but competition from overseas saw the boom years of the mid-nineteenth century give way to steady decline. Brenton Symons (1832-c.1908), an experience...
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