Elverdton-Mt Desmond Copper Mines, Ravensthorpe Shire, Western Australia, Australia
Surface mining started here around 1900. The Elverdton Mine was operating between 1956-1972. A small potash operation for farm fertilizer continues, but beyond this mining ceased in 1972. There is much rubbish around the mine, and the mullock heap is busily eroding into a nearby stream. Azurite and malachite is common in the Mt Desmond section, while malachite only is common in the Elverdton section.
7 entries listed. 7 valid minerals.
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Locality Updated: Reiersdal Pegmatite (Reiarsdal; Tjomsås), Øvrebø, Vennesla, Vest-Agder, NorwayFrom Alfredo Petrov, 19th Dec 2014 05:46:23