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Geevor at Grass

Processing

 

Separating

Click to see a larger version of this imagemill worker at a pair of shaking tables

Once the tin ore particles were ground to fine sand, the separation process removed any remaining waste from the ore.


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Brunton Calciner

Click to see a larger version of this imagedrawing of the interior of a brunton calciner

In the 1830s the Brunton Calciner was developed for arsenic recovery, which were used many Cornish mines until the 1950s.


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Arsenic Recovery

Click to see a larger version of this imageold photo of rows of arsenic barrels

Arsenic had to be removed as a waste product from the tin and copper ore.


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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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