Excerpt from Metalliferous Deposits of Cornwall and Devon: With Appendices, on Subterranean Temperature, the Electricity of Rocks and Veins, the Quantities of Water in the Cornish Mines, and Mining Statistics
The provincialisms employed in Cornwall, have by long and extensive... adoption become almost a part of the mining vocabulary of the Kingdom, I therefore use them as synonymous!
Collections of rocks and minerals illustrative of the various deposits have been placed in the Museums of the J ardin des Plantes, Paris; the Geological Society of London; the Yorkshire Philosophical Society; the Plymouth Institution; the Royal Institution of Cornwall, and of this Society.
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