South Crofty: Tin Mining

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  • Created on: 17-06-15 19:19

4.3 What factors affect the supply and use of resources?

Background: Tin mining occurs in the veins or lodes in the granite intrusions in Cornwall and South Devon, Southwest England (one of the largest reserves of tin globally).

Decline in mining:

  • Production peaked in the 19th century however in the last century it went into decline.
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