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Greg Andrew's Photo Gallery

The Queen River

Queenstown district, West Coast municipality, Tasmania, Australia

Although controls are now much stricter, the result of a 100 years of mining is still evident in the polluted Queen River. Photo taken MAR11.
Copyright: © Greg Andrew 2011      Photo ID: 381467     Uploaded by: Greg Andrew   View Count: 283   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 800 x 536 pixels (0.4 Mpix)

The Iron Blow

Mount Lyell Mines, Queenstown district, West Coast municipality, Tasmania, Australia

The first area pegged in the Mount Lyell field included a large Ironstone outcrop which became known as "The Iron Blow". A new platform has now been constructed at the Iron Blow and allows visitors to view the pit that is flooded with mineralized water. The remains of a collapsed tramway can be seen - Photo taken MAR11.
Copyright: © Greg Andrew 2011      Photo ID: 381466     Uploaded by: Greg Andrew   View Count: 297   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 800 x 536 pixels (0.4 Mpix)

The Iron Blow

Mount Lyell Mines, Queenstown district, West Coast municipality, Tasmania, Australia

The first area pegged in the Mount Lyell field included a large Ironstone outcrop which became known as "The Iron Blow". A new platform has now been constructed at the Iron Blow and allows visitors to view the pit that is flooded with mineralized water. Photo taken MAR11.
Copyright: © Greg Andrew 2011      Photo ID: 381465     Uploaded by: Greg Andrew   View Count: 315   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 536 x 800 pixels (0.4 Mpix)

The Iron Blow

Mount Lyell Mines, Queenstown district, West Coast municipality, Tasmania, Australia

The first area pegged in the Mount Lyell field included a large Ironstone outcrop which became known as "The Iron Blow". A new platform has now been constructed at the Iron Blow and allows visitors to view the pit that is flooded with mineralized water. Photo taken MAR11.
Copyright: © Greg Andrew 2011      Photo ID: 381464     Uploaded by: Greg Andrew   View Count: 639   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 800 x 536 pixels (0.4 Mpix)

View of the Mt Lyell Mines

Mount Lyell Mines, Queenstown district, West Coast municipality, Tasmania, Australia

Taken from the Iron Blow viewing platform MAR11.
Copyright: © Greg Andrew 2011      Photo ID: 381463     Uploaded by: Greg Andrew   View Count: 312   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 800 x 536 pixels (0.4 Mpix)

The Bare Hills of Queenstown

Queenstown district, West Coast municipality, Tasmania, Australia

Although the vegetation is gradually returning to the hills around Queenstown, there is still a long way to go. Photo taken MAR11
Copyright: © Greg Andrew 2011      Photo ID: 381462     Uploaded by: Greg Andrew   View Count: 369   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 800 x 536 pixels (0.4 Mpix)

Y32-W6APyromorphite : Pb5(PO4)3Cl, Malachite : Cu2(CO3)(OH)2

Brown's Prospect, Rum Jungle, Batchelor, Coomalie Shire, Northern Territory, Australia

Specimen is 105 mm X 80 mm.
Copyright: © Greg Andrew 2011      Photo ID: 381080     Uploaded by: Greg Andrew   View Count: 483   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 800 x 533 pixels (0.4 Mpix)

7Q1-7WNPyromorphite : Pb5(PO4)3Cl, Malachite : Cu2(CO3)(OH)2

Brown's Prospect, Rum Jungle, Batchelor, Coomalie Shire, Northern Territory, Australia

Specimen is 90 mm X 85 mm.
Copyright: © Greg Andrew 2011      Photo ID: 381079     Uploaded by: Greg Andrew   View Count: 279   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 800 x 533 pixels (0.4 Mpix)

Ferroan Magnesite Vugh

Mount Bischoff mine, Waratah, Waratah district, Waratah-Wynyard municipality, Tasmania, Australia

A vugh of ferroan magnesite in a boulder from the collectors dump.
Copyright: © Greg Andrew 2011      Photo ID: 381078     Uploaded by: Greg Andrew   View Count: 339   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1024 x 685 pixels (0.7 Mpix)

Ferroan Magnesite Vughs

Mount Bischoff mine, Waratah, Waratah district, Waratah-Wynyard municipality, Tasmania, Australia

Breaking down a boulder from the collectors dump containing a number of Ferroan Magnesite vughs.
Copyright: © Greg Andrew 2011      Photo ID: 381077     Uploaded by: Greg Andrew   View Count: 507   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1024 x 685 pixels (0.7 Mpix)
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