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...

 

Rescue plans

Click to see a larger version of this imageWheal Jane miners march in london to prevent the mine pumps being turned off.

The price of tin began to pick up in 1987; the mine opened once again. 


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Iron (Fe)

Click to see a larger version of this imageiron weights 2kg and 0.5kg

Iron makes up almost a third of the Earth’s mass. 


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Arsenic (As)

Click to see a larger version of this imagewarning sign deadly

Handle With Care. Arsenic is a deadly poison.


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Top Fitting Shop

Click to see a larger version of this imageinterior of the top fitting shop

The Top Fitting Shop was one of the engineering workshops for the mine.


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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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