Explore gathers all the information Geevor has on the industrial and scientific achievements that made Cornwall a world leader in the mining industry. These achievements have been split into five theme themes for you to explore: 

Cornish Mining

Geevor Underground

Geevor at Grass

Life at the Edge 

 

Click on one of these themes or discover random facts below...

 

At the Mercy of the Elements

Click to see a larger version of this imagebraken from the wildlife on the edge trail

Bracken is one of the first species to colonise neglected ground.


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Quartz (SiO2)

Click to see a larger version of this imagequartz mineral specimen

Cold as ice?


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Stoping

Click to see a larger version of this imagegroup of early miners drilling a stope

Stoping is the process of mining the lode between the levels.


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Comment left by Tee - Yaa on 2009-11-10 17:48:08

good website not very educaational i think there should be more about the history of the mine

Comment left by Sam Scantlebury on 2010-06-27 18:13:58

Fantastic website, more archival info and photos' please.

 

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