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...

 

Coal Mining

Click to see a larger version of this imagecoal bricks

Metal Mining was not the only mining industry in Britain.


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Other metals in Cornwall

Click to see a larger version of this imagelode material underground

What metals do you find down Cornish mines?


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Tea Treats

Click to see a larger version of this imageChildren enjoying tea treats

Tea Treat was once a very special occasion when families and friends got together and laid on a special tea.


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Explosives and Fuses

Click to see a larger version of this imagevictorian miner about to light a fuse with a candle

Blasting in mines was extremely dangerous.


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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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