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Welcome to the 
    Carn Brea Mining Society web site.
 The Carn Brea Mining Society was formed in 1974 to encourage the study of all aspects of mining, geology and mineralogy,
in the South West of England. 
 For over a quarter of a century the Society has held regular meetings, often with illustrated talks by experts, on mining    
or closely related matters.  

Field trips to local sites are held during the summer months.
Our meetings are usually held on the third Tuesday evening of every month and are free.  All are welcome.
We work closely with Councils at local and County level and regularly comment on planning and all other proposals which could impact on mining sites.

 The Society is a member of the National Association of History Mining Organisation (NAHMO).
     Many members of the Society volunteer for various duties at the King Edward Mine Museum visitor attraction.

We are the premier Mining Society in Cornwall. 

   A scene underground in the Society's  own, Condurrow mine.

Programme of events, 2014
All indoor meetings start at 7.00pm, King Edward Mine, Troon

15/4 /2014                  Annual General Meeting followed by a special showing                          
                            of the BBC film entitled 'The Levant Disaster'                                  
                                                The Chairman will introduce the film and chair a short                                   
                                                 discussion at the end.                                                                                                      

20/5/2014                 "Mines of the Cot Valley" by Geoff  Tresedder of the St Just Group  
          - or "Mines of St Just" by Allen Buckley. (

17/6/2014                 H. G. Ordish and his Early Mining Photographs by Tony Clark.         

21/6/2014                 Saturday Field Trip to Luxulyan Valley. Leader Geoff Purcell.           

15/7/2014                  Mineral Processing by Nigel McDonald