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Kit Mine, Devon

Principal ores: TIN

Yelverton: grid reference SX562675

Otherwise known as Ringmoor Down Mine, Kit was a prospect for tin situated just southeast of Burrator Reservoir near Yelverton. There are no records of production and the site was cleared in the 1970's.

Other nearby mines and their main ores

Eylesbarrow (approx. 4.0 km; TIN)

Walkhampton Consols (approx. 4.2 km)

East Wheal George (approx. 4.3 km; COPPER)

Willsworthy Mine (approx. 4.3 km; COPPER, SILVER & COBALT)

Nunns Cross (approx. 4.7 km; TIN)

Yeoland Consols (approx. 4.8 km; TIN)

Furzehill (approx. 4.9 km; LEAD, SILVER, TIN & FLUORSPAR)

Shaugh Mine (approx. 5.5 km; IRON)

Sortridge Consols (approx. 5.5 km; COPPER, Tin & Arsenic)

North Wheal Robert (approx. 5.5 km; COPPER, TIN & LEAD)


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