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A site to way mark all kinds of mines from around the world, working or abandoned mines, metal (ie Tin, Copper, Zinc etc) or non metal mines (ie Coal, Diamond, Salt etc). To exclude quarries (ie where road stone or a none specific mineral is worked. To include open pits / mines ie Coal, Copper, Gypsum etc). Excludes natural caves unless exploited for mineral (ie Derbyshire Blue John Mines or similar). Can include named placer or alluvial mine sites.
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MinesSpeedwell Cavern - Castleton, Derbyshire, UK

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Speedwell cavern is an old lead mine in the heart of the Peak District.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/16/2013

last visited: never

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MinesTreak Cliff Cavern - Castleton, Derbyshire, UK

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Treak Cliff Cavern is where Blue John stone is mined in the Peak District.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/16/2013

last visited: never

Image for Great Masson Caverns - Heights of Abraham, Matlock Bath, Derbyshire, UKview gallery

SESE28.5 km

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MinesGreat Masson Caverns - Heights of Abraham, Matlock Bath, Derbyshire, UK

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Great Masson Caverns can be explored through the Heights of Abraham on a ticket which includes a ride on a cable car with entry into these caverns and The Rutland Cavern. Exploited for Fluorspar, the natural caverns were mined of this mineral.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/27/2013

last visited: 10/26/2014

Image for Great Rutland Cavern and Nestus Mine - Heights of Abraham, Matlock Bath, Derbyshire, UKview gallery

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MinesGreat Rutland Cavern and Nestus Mine - Heights of Abraham, Matlock Bath, Derbyshire, UK

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The Rutland Cavern can be explored through the Heights of Abraham on a ticket which includes a ride on a cable car with entry here and into the Great Masson Caverns. This cavern was mined for its Fluorspar and Lead.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/27/2013

last visited: 10/26/2014

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NENE39.6 km

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MinesHickleton Main Colliery, Memorial Wheel, South Yorkshire

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A wheel and plaque in memory of the miners and their families.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member wireworm

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/31/2011

last visited: 3/29/2011

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Baddesley/Baxterley/Stratford Pit Colliery Wheel

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vix92008

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/21/2013

last visited: never

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MinesCoventry Colliery - Coventry, West Midlands, UK

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Shafts of Coventry Colliery were sunk in 1911 and the mine began operating in 1917. The associated rail branch was built in 1919. It was the start of 60 years of mining at Keresley and development of the modern Keresley village.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Superted

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 11/23/2008

last visited: 6/19/2014

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