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Macraes Mine (Round Hill Mine), Macraes Flat, Palmerston, Dunedin, Otago, South Island, New Zealand

Photo: Judy Rowe
Open-cast gold mine working gold-scheelite deposits in lode shears, stockworks and disseminated stockworks within the gently dipping Hyde-Macraes Shear Zone.

Located close to the settlement of Macraes Flat, and 15 km west of Palmerston and 80 km north of Dunedin, eastern Otago.
In 2003 Macraes Mine produced about 5,000 kilograms of gold.

Owned by OceanaGold Corporation.

Mineral List

Albite
'Apatite'
Arsenopyrite
Calcite
Chalcopyrite
'Chlorite Group'
Epidote
Gold
Graphite
Kaolinite
Muscovite
Pyrite
Quartz
Rutile
Scheelite
Siderite
Titanite
'Tourmaline'
Zircon


19 entries listed. 16 valid minerals.

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References

- Craw, D., Windle, S.J., and Angus, P.V. (1999): Gold mineralization without quartz veins in a ductile-brittle shear zone, Macraes Mine, Otago Schist, New Zealand. Mineralium Deposita 34, 382-394.

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