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Great Boulder Gold Mine (Phantom Lode; Great Boulder South; Great Boulder North; Great Boulder Extended), Golden Mile Mines, Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Kalgoorlie-Boulder Shire, Western Australia, Australiai
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Great Boulder Gold Mine (Phantom Lode; Great Boulder South; Great Boulder North; Great Boulder Extended)Mine
Golden Mile MinesGroup of Mines
Kalgoorlie-Boulder- not defined -
Kalgoorlie-Boulder ShireShire
Western AustraliaState
AustraliaCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
30° 46' 54'' South , 121° 29' 57'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Boulder5,178 (2017)0.8km
Williamstown161 (2018)3.8km
Kalgoorlie31,107 (2014)4.6km
Stoneville2,841 (2016)27.2km
Coolgardie802 (2016)37.2km


The Great Boulder Mine was the first large scale mine on the Golden Mile, and considered the largest and richest on the field. (Measurements are imperial in keeping with the historic references).

The town of Boulder (as in Kalgoorlie-Boulder) was named after the mine.

Visitors to the underground workings in the early part of the Twentieth Century wrote in amazement at seeing ore shoots loaded with fine grained gold. One writer wrote the battery was barely keeping up with gold being processed from the access tunnels, let alone the ore shoots. In 1929 the mine had extracted the most gold of any location in Western Australia. In 1940 it was noted as the second largest producer to that point in Australia.

The discovery of gold at Hannans, just north of the Golden Mile, led to the greatest gold-rush in Australia's history. After only a couple of years of frenzied activity, by thousands of individual miners, the alluvial gold had been exhausted.

British speculators successfully floated the Great Boulder and Lakeview Mines in 1895 to access the rich underground reefs. The Great Boulder Gold Mines Limited was formed at this time, until it ceased as a company in 1972.

In 1895, the workings were described as the Number One Boulder South Shaft at 100 feet deep, and the Christmas Eve Shaft. The reporter describes climbing down strong wooden ladders with iron rungs to view a lode three feet wide. The mine alone at this time employed fifty men. He described the above ground operations as the size of a town. Poppet legs 40 feet high, large boiler, engine house, stables, sawmill, 10 head battery, office accomodation, and stores selling provisions to the miners.

The underground, then general manager of the mine from its early years to the mid 1930's was John Warrick. After 1900 the shafts were called Hamilton (2650 feet deep), Main, Lane and Edwards. In 1950 they were named as Doolette, Main and Edwards as still operational. Doolette is named after an early chairman of the company (Sir George Philip Doolette), but it is unclear if this was a new shaft, or re-naming an existing one. Records show in its first five years of operations, two kilometres of shafts were sunk with thirty kilometres of drives off the shafts.

Between 1895-1931 over four million tonnes of ore was processed for almost the same amount in ounces of gold. Dividends amounted to 3524% of the initial capital invested. The company had produced 15 million pounds of gold monetary wise, and 7.5 million pounds in profits. (This is early Twentieth Century figures-imagine how much this would be in todays prices).

In 1933, the company owned 109 acres on the field, consisting of the Great Boulder, Great Boulder South, Great Boulder North, Great Boulder Extended, and Ivanhoe West leases. It employed 510 men and 120 tributing parties.

The company directors rejected in 1933 a purchase offer by neighbouring Lakeview and Star Limited. Instead in subsequent years they embarked on an expansion programme. This included new roasters, compressors, underground locomotives, trucks, electrifying the 2650 foot level, an overhaul of the underground workings, re-timbering shafts, renovating the main mill building, installing a 50 foot Dorr thickener, and installing Oliver filters which filter the gold solution from the crude ore cynanidation. Also new lodes were uncovered at the 1650 and 1800 foot level when two collapsed tunnels were opened from the Main Shaft, and also 580 feet below the 2650 foot Hamilton Shaft.

Information on Golden Mile mines enter a black hole in the public domain after World War Two. A number of reports mention the mine was operational during the 1950's and 1960's. By 1976, all mines on the Golden Mile had ceased operations due to low gold prices. The mine restarted again in 1980. In 1972, Great Boulder Gold Mines Limited (re-named Great Boulder Mines Limited in 1957), was purchased by Western Mining Corp Limited. From this time to 1989 they operated an open pit accessing residue ore from the upper levels of the old mine. In 1989 it was purchased by KCGM and the mine (as with all on the Golden Mile) was incorporated into the Superpit.

Regions containing this locality

Australian Plate (Australia Plate)Tectonic Plate
West Australian Element, Western Australia, AustraliaCraton
Yilgarn Craton, Western Australia, AustraliaCraton
Kambalda Nickel Metallogenic Province, Western Australia, AustraliaGeologic Province

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Mineral List


51 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Altaite
Formula: PbTe
Reference: Econ Geol (1997) 92:468-484
Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Reference: Simpson, E.S. (1948), Minerals of Western Australia, Vol 2, pp 166, 1948
Arsenic
Formula: As
Reference: Simpson, E.S. (1948), Minerals of Western Australia, Vol 1, p 431
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Reference: Econ Geol (1997) 92:468-484
Berzelianite
Formula: Cu2Se
Reference: Econ Geol (1997) 92:468-484
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Reference: Econ Geol (1997) 92:468-484
Calaverite
Formula: AuTe2
Reference: Simpson, E.S. (1948), Minerals of Western Australia, Vol 1, pp 39, 1948
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Reference: Simpson, E.S. (1948), Minerals of Western Australia, Vol 1, p 431
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Econ Geol (1997) 92:468-484
Clausthalite
Formula: PbSe
Reference: Econ Geol (1997) 92:468-484
Clinochlore
Formula: Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Reference: Simpson, E.S. (1948), MInerals of Western Australia, Vol 1, pp453, 1948; Simpson, E.S. (1948), Minerals of Western Australia, Vol 3, pp 433, 1948
Coloradoite
Formula: HgTe
Reference: Econ Geol (1997) 92:468-484; Simpson, E.S. (1948), Minerals of Western Australia, Vol 3, p 544; Simpson, E.S. (1948), Minerals of Western Australia, Vol 1, p 431
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: Econ Geol (1997) 92:468-484
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Simpson, E.S. (1948), Minerals of Western Australia, Vol 2, pp 212, 1948
Enargite
Formula: Cu3AsS4
Reference: Simpson, E.S. (1948), Minerals of Western Australia, Vol 1, pp 258, 1948
Eucairite
Formula: AgCuSe
Reference: Econ Geol (1997) 92:468-484
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Econ Geol (1997) 92:468-484
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Econ Geol (1997) 92:468-484
Graphite
Formula: C
Reference: Simpson, E.S. (1948), Minerals of Western Australia, Vol 3, pp 433, 1948
Greenockite
Formula: CdS
Reference: Simpson, E.S. (1948), Minerals of Western Australia, Vol 2, p 476
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Simpson, E.S. (1948), Minerals of Western Australia, Vol 2, pp 510, 1948
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Econ Geol (1997) 92:468-484
Hessite
Formula: Ag2Te
Reference: Econ Geol (1997) 92:468-484
Ilmenite
Formula: Fe2+TiO3
Reference: Econ Geol (1997) 92:468-484
Jamesonite
Formula: Pb4FeSb6S14
Reference: Simpson, E.S. (1948), Minerals of Western Australia, Vol 2, pp 660, 1948
Krennerite
Formula: Au3AgTe8
Reference: Econ Geol (1997) 92:468-484
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Econ Geol (1997) 92:468-484
Melonite
Formula: NiTe2
Reference: Econ Geol (1997) 92:468-484
Metacinnabar
Formula: HgS
Reference: Simpson, E.S. (1948), Minerals of Western Australia, Vol 3, pp 310
Metacinnabar var: Onofrite
Formula: Hg(S,Se)
Reference: Simpson, E.S. (1948), Minerals of Western Australia, Vol 3, pp 310
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Simpson, E.S. (1948), Minerals of Western Australia, Vol 3, pp 433, 1948
Muscovite var: Sericite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Reference: Simpson, E.S. (1948), Minerals of Western Australia, Vol 3, pp 433, 1948
Nagyágite
Formula: [Pb3(Pb,Sb)3S6](Au,Te)3
Reference: Simpson, E.S. (1948), Minerals of Western Australia, Vol 2, pp 660, 1948
Naumannite
Formula: Ag2Se
Reference: Simpson, E.S, (1948), Minerals of Western Australia, Vol 3, pp 299, 1948
Orpiment
Formula: As2S3
Reference: Simpson, E.S. (1948), Minerals of Western Australia, Vol 3, pp 334, 1948
Orthoclase
Formula: K(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Simpson, E.S. (1948), Minerals of Western Australia, Vol 3, pp 340, 1948
Petzite
Formula: Ag3AuTe2
Reference: Simpson, E.S. (1948), Minerals of Western Australia, Vol 2, pp 212, 1948
Proustite
Formula: Ag3AsS3
Reference: Simpson, E.S. (1948), Minerals of Western Australia, Vol 3, pp 364, 1948
Pyrargyrite
Formula: Ag3SbS3
Reference: Simpson, E.S. (1948), Minerals of Western Australia, Vol 3, pp 364, 1948
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Econ Geol (1997) 92:468-484
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Reference: Simpson, E.S. (1948), Minerals of Western Australia, Vol 3, p 454
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Simpson, E.S. (1948), Minerals of Western Australia, Vol 2, pp 68, 1948
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Simpson, E.S. (1948), Minerals of Western Australia, Vol 3, pp 474, 1948
Realgar
Formula: As4S4
Reference: Simpson, E.S. (1948), Minerals of Western Australia, Vol 3, pp 486, 1948
Rutile
Formula: TiO2
Reference: Simpson, E.S. (1948), Minerals of Western Australia, Vol 3, pp 433, 1948
Schorl
Formula: Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Reference: Simpson, E.S. (1948), Minerals of Western Australia, Vol 2, pp 212, 1948
Seligmannite
Formula: PbCuAsS3
Reference: Simpson, E.S, (1948), Minerals of Western Australia, Vol 3, pp 299, 1948
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Econ Geol (1997) 92:468-484
Sylvanite
Formula: (Au,Ag)2Te4
Reference: Econ Geol (1997) 92:468-484
Tellurantimony
Formula: Sb2Te3
Reference: Noble, R.J. (2017), The Golden Mile, Australian Journal of Mineralogy, Vol. 18 (1), pp 14, June 2017
Tennantite
Formula: Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Reference: Econ Geol (1997) 92:468-484
Tetrahedrite
Formula: Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Reference: Econ Geol (1997) 92:468-484
'Tourmaline'
Formula: A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
Reference: Simpson, E.S. (1948), Minerals of Western Australia, Vol 2, p 213
Umangite
Formula: Cu3Se2
Reference: Econ Geol (1997) 92:468-484
Weissite
Formula: Cu2-xTe
Reference: Econ Geol (1997) 92:468-484

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Arsenic1.CA.05As
Gold1.AA.05Au
Graphite1.CB.05aC
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Altaite2.CD.10PbTe
Arsenopyrite2.EB.20FeAsS
Berzelianite2.BA.20Cu2Se
Bornite2.BA.15Cu5FeS4
Calaverite2.EA.10AuTe2
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Clausthalite2.CD.10PbSe
Coloradoite2.CB.05aHgTe
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Enargite2.KA.05Cu3AsS4
Eucairite2.BA.50AgCuSe
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Greenockite2.CB.45CdS
Hessite2.BA.60Ag2Te
Jamesonite2.HB.15Pb4FeSb6S14
Krennerite2.EA.15Au3AgTe8
Melonite2.EA.20NiTe2
Metacinnabar2.CB.05aHgS
var: Onofrite2.CB.05aHg(S,Se)
Nagyágite2.HB.20a[Pb3(Pb,Sb)3S6](Au,Te)3
Naumannite2.BA.55Ag2Se
Orpiment2.FA.30As2S3
Petzite2.BA.75Ag3AuTe2
Proustite2.GA.05Ag3AsS3
Pyrargyrite2.GA.05Ag3SbS3
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Realgar2.FA.15aAs4S4
Seligmannite2.GA.50PbCuAsS3
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Sylvanite2.EA.05(Au,Ag)2Te4
Tellurantimony2.DC.05Sb2Te3
Tennantite2.GB.05Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Tetrahedrite2.GB.05Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Umangite2.BA.25Cu3Se2
Weissite2.BA.30Cu2-xTe
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.CB.05Fe2+TiO3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
Rutile4.DB.05TiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Ankerite5.AB.10Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Clinochlore9.EC.55Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Sericite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Orthoclase9.FA.30K(AlSi3O8)
Schorl9.CK.05Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Semi-metals and non-metals
Arsenic1.3.1.1As
Graphite1.3.6.2C
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Berzelianite2.4.10.1Cu2Se
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
Eucairite2.4.6.2AgCuSe
Hessite2.4.2.1Ag2Te
Naumannite2.4.1.2Ag2Se
Petzite2.4.3.3Ag3AuTe2
Weissite2.4.8.1Cu2-xTe
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
Bornite2.5.2.1Cu5FeS4
Umangite2.5.1.1Cu3Se2
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Altaite2.8.1.3PbTe
Clausthalite2.8.1.2PbSe
Coloradoite2.8.2.5HgTe
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Greenockite2.8.7.2CdS
Metacinnabar2.8.2.3HgS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Realgar2.8.21.1As4S4
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Nagyágite2.11.10.1[Pb3(Pb,Sb)3S6](Au,Te)3
Orpiment2.11.1.1As2S3
Tellurantimony2.11.7.3Sb2Te3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Arsenopyrite2.12.4.1FeAsS
Calaverite2.12.13.2AuTe2
Krennerite2.12.13.1Au3AgTe8
Melonite2.12.14.1NiTe2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Sylvanite2.12.13.3(Au,Ag)2Te4
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø = 4
Enargite3.2.1.1Cu3AsS4
3 <ø < 4
Tennantite3.3.6.2Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Tetrahedrite3.3.6.1Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
ø = 3
Proustite3.4.1.1Ag3AsS3
Pyrargyrite3.4.1.2Ag3SbS3
Seligmannite3.4.3.1PbCuAsS3
2 < ø < 2.49
Jamesonite3.6.7.1Pb4FeSb6S14
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Ilmenite4.3.5.1Fe2+TiO3
AX2
Rutile4.4.1.1TiO2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
AB(XO3)2
Ankerite14.2.1.2Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 61 - CYCLOSILICATES Six-Membered Rings
Six-Membered Rings with borate groups
Schorl61.3.1.10Na(Fe2+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Sheets of 6-membered rings interlayered 1:1, 2:1, and octahedra
Clinochlore71.4.1.4Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Orthoclase76.1.1.1K(AlSi3O8)
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Metacinnabar
var: Onofrite
-Hg(S,Se)
Muscovite
var: Sericite
-KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Quartz
var: Chalcedony
-SiO2
'Tourmaline'-A(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
H Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
BBoron
B SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
B TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
CCarbon
C GraphiteC
C AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
OOxygen
O HematiteFe2O3
O IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
O OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
O Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O RutileTiO2
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
O QuartzSiO2
O AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
O SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
NaSodium
Na SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
MgMagnesium
Mg ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Mg AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
AlAluminium
Al ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Al OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Al Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
SiSilicon
Si ClinochloreMg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Si OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
Si Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Si TourmalineA(D3)G6(Si6O18)(BO3)3X3Z
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
S ArsenopyriteFeAsS
S SphaleriteZnS
S TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
S TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S BorniteCu5FeS4
S CovelliteCuS
S GalenaPbS
S SeligmannitePbCuAsS3
S Metacinnabar (var: Onofrite)Hg(S,Se)
S MetacinnabarHgS
S OrpimentAs2S3
S PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
S ProustiteAg3AsS3
S RealgarAs4S4
S EnargiteCu3AsS4
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
S Nagyágite[Pb3(Pb,Sb)3S6](Au,Te)3
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S ChalcociteCu2S
S GreenockiteCdS
KPotassium
K OrthoclaseK(AlSi3O8)
K Muscovite (var: Sericite)KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
TiTitanium
Ti IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Ti RutileTiO2
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ArsenopyriteFeAsS
Fe TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Fe TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe BorniteCu5FeS4
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe IlmeniteFe2+TiO3
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe AnkeriteCa(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Fe SchorlNa(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Fe JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
NiNickel
Ni MeloniteNiTe2
CuCopper
Cu UmangiteCu3Se2
Cu EucairiteAgCuSe
Cu BerzelianiteCu2Se
Cu WeissiteCu2-xTe
Cu TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Cu TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu BorniteCu5FeS4
Cu CovelliteCuS
Cu SeligmannitePbCuAsS3
Cu EnargiteCu3AsS4
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Zn TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
AsArsenic
As ArsenopyriteFeAsS
As TennantiteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
As SeligmannitePbCuAsS3
As OrpimentAs2S3
As ProustiteAg3AsS3
As RealgarAs4S4
As EnargiteCu3AsS4
As ArsenicAs
SeSelenium
Se UmangiteCu3Se2
Se EucairiteAgCuSe
Se BerzelianiteCu2Se
Se ClausthalitePbSe
Se NaumanniteAg2Se
Se Metacinnabar (var: Onofrite)Hg(S,Se)
AgSilver
Ag EucairiteAgCuSe
Ag KrenneriteAu3AgTe8
Ag HessiteAg2Te
Ag Sylvanite(Au,Ag)2Te4
Ag NaumanniteAg2Se
Ag PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
Ag ProustiteAg3AsS3
Ag PetziteAg3AuTe2
CdCadmium
Cd GreenockiteCdS
SbAntimony
Sb TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12S
Sb PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
Sb JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
Sb Nagyágite[Pb3(Pb,Sb)3S6](Au,Te)3
Sb TellurantimonySb2Te3
TeTellurium
Te KrenneriteAu3AgTe8
Te ColoradoiteHgTe
Te HessiteAg2Te
Te AltaitePbTe
Te MeloniteNiTe2
Te WeissiteCu2-xTe
Te Sylvanite(Au,Ag)2Te4
Te CalaveriteAuTe2
Te PetziteAg3AuTe2
Te Nagyágite[Pb3(Pb,Sb)3S6](Au,Te)3
Te TellurantimonySb2Te3
AuGold
Au GoldAu
Au KrenneriteAu3AgTe8
Au Sylvanite(Au,Ag)2Te4
Au CalaveriteAuTe2
Au PetziteAg3AuTe2
Au Nagyágite[Pb3(Pb,Sb)3S6](Au,Te)3
HgMercury
Hg ColoradoiteHgTe
Hg Metacinnabar (var: Onofrite)Hg(S,Se)
Hg MetacinnabarHgS
PbLead
Pb ClausthalitePbSe
Pb AltaitePbTe
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb SeligmannitePbCuAsS3
Pb JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
Pb Nagyágite[Pb3(Pb,Sb)3S6](Au,Te)3

References

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The West Australian newspaper (Perth) (1932): Great Boulder Mine. Tributing System (05 Nov 1932)
The Western Argus newspaper (Kalgoorlie) (1934): The Great Boulder Mine (20 Mar 1934)
The Barrier Miner newspaper (Broken Hill) (1933): Great Boulder Mine (20 May 1933)
The Argus newspaper (Melbourne) (1939): Great Boulder Mine (18 Apr 1939)
The Sunday Times newspaper (Perth) (1929): Great Boulder Proprietary Mine (02 Jun 1929)
The Sunday Times newspaper (Perth) (1938): Great Boulder Mine
(26 Jun 1938)
The West Australian newspaper (Perth) (1950): Great Boulder Mine
(31 Jul 1950)
The Daily News newspaper (Perth) (1896): The Great Boulder Mine
(15 Feb 1896)
The Western Argus newspaper (Kalgoorlie) (1895): Great Boulder Mine
(27 Jun 1895)
The Advertiser newspaper (Adelaide) (1933): Great Boulder Mine
(07 Mar 1933)
Cleghorn, J.H. (1984):Gold Mining Metallurgy and Geology Kalgoorlie- re-opening the Golden Mile, AusIMM (1984)
Hill, J.E.(1966): Review of Mining Technology- shaft excavation using the borehole rising method, Minerals Yearbook, AusIMM (1959):1:
Harris J.W.(1955): Plant Improvement and Cost reduction at the Great Boulder Proprietary Gold Mines Ltd, AusIMM (1955)
Narrow Vein Mining Seminar Bendigo (1993), AusIMM (June 1993)
Simpson, E.S. (1948), Minerals of Western Australia, Vols. 1, 2 & 3, State Government of Western Australia, 1948


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