Friday, 15 November 2013

China Clay works, Lantern Pit and Cleaves Pit, North Cornwall, April 16th 1914

Lantern Pit, North Cornwall, April 16th 1914
BGS Image ID: P804212
Lantern Pit, North Cornwall, April 16th 1914

Cleaves Pit, North Cornwall, April 16th 1914.
BGS Image ID: P804218
Cleaves Pit, North Cornwall, April 16th 1914.

China clay is a material called kaolin and was used to make fine white porcelain. The extraction of China clay in the St. Austell area was one of the great extractive industries in Cornwall.

Bob McIntosh

1 comment:

  1. We are the manufacturer of China Clay & it is manufactured by a novel process developed by our R&D department having tremendous experience in precipitation and particle size/morphology control technology.

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