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Copper, United Mines, Gwennap, Cornwall, England

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Copper, United Mines, Gwennap, Cornwall, England

This specimen was drawn for Specimens of British Minerals, Selected from the Cabinet of Philip Rashleigh (1797, Volume 1, Plate 17, Figure 4) which states Is a small piece of native copper in bright red spear-pointed crystals. a One of the crystals a little magnified. From the United mines, in Gwennap parish. Copper lodes are widespread in Cornwall and, as a result, copper was one of the most significant metals mined in Cornwall. Rashleigh Collection

TRURI : 1903.1.835

Media ID 19177439

© RIC, photographer A.G. Tindle

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