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Wheal Mary Hutchings Mine, Devon

Principal ores: TIN & ARSENIC

Plymouth: grid reference SX565581

Notable minerals: Cassiterite.

Wheal Mary Hutchings was formerly known as Lobb Mine and lies about two miles northeast of Plympton. Adjacent to Hemerdon Consols, the mine worked a single tin lode from Engine Shaft.

Output is recorded as 426 tons of black tin and 230 tons of arsenic and 221 tons of mispickel (arsenopyrite) between 1866 and 1880.

Other nearby mines and their main ores

Bottle Hill (approx. 0.6 km; COPPER, TIN & ARSENIC)

Hemerdon Mine (approx. 0.8 km; TUNGSTEN & TIN)

Hemerdon Consols (approx. 0.9 km; TIN, ARSENIC & ARSENOPYRITE)

Sidney Mine (approx. 1.9 km; TIN & ARSENIC)

Borringdon Consols (approx. 3.7 km; LEAD, SILVER, ZINC, ARSENOPYRITE & COPPER)

Cann Mine (approx. 4.2 km)

Shaugh Mine (approx. 5.9 km; IRON)

Wheal Whitleigh (approx. 8.4 km; SILVER-LEAD)

Ivybridge Consols (approx. 8.7 km; SILVER-LEAD)

Kit (approx. 9.4 km; TIN)


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