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Shaugh Mine Mine, Devon

Principal ores: IRON

Shaugh Prior: grid reference SX531630


Notable minerals: Chalybite & Limonite.

Shaugh Mine lies half a mile west of Shaugh Prior on the east slopes of the Plym Valley near Plymouth. The mine worked a north-south orientated vertical iron lode in Square's Wood. The mine worked the lode by opencast and shaft methods.

Production records report that output between 1870 and 1874 of 4,670 tons of (limonite) iron ore.

Other nearby mines and their main ores

Cann Mine (approx. 3.5 km)

Yeoland Consols (approx. 3.8 km; TIN)

Sidney Mine (approx. 4.0 km; TIN & ARSENIC)

Borringdon Consols (approx. 4.4 km; LEAD, SILVER, ZINC, ARSENOPYRITE & COPPER)

Devon Wheal Buller (approx. 5.0 km; COPPER)

Bottle Hill (approx. 5.3 km; COPPER, TIN & ARSENIC)

Kit (approx. 5.5 km; TIN)

Wheal Whitleigh (approx. 5.8 km; SILVER-LEAD)

Wheal Mary Hutchings (approx. 5.9 km; TIN & ARSENIC)

Lobb Mine (approx. 5.9 km; TIN & ARSENIC)

 

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