Elverdton-Mt Desmond Copper Mines, Ravensthorpe Shire, Western Australia, Australia
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|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||33° 37' 31'' South , 120° 8' 51'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||-33.6251735973, 120.147609975|
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. 6 valid minerals.
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