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Bon Accord Mine, Burra, North Mt Lofty Ranges, Mt Lofty Ranges, South Australia, Australiai
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Bon Accord MineMine
Burra- not defined -
North Mt Lofty RangesMountain
Mt Lofty RangesMountain
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33° 40' 21'' South , 138° 55' 22'' East
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Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Burra978 (2013)0.5km
Leighton133 (2018)16.2km
Booborowie268 (2012)19.9km
Hallett210 (2012)30.5km
Mintaro226 (2014)33.0km


Old Cu mine opened in 1846, it was thought to be an extension of the load being mined at the Burra Burra Mine. Intermittent operations until 1862 produced little ore and nothing of economic value. Later in 1883, the water from the shaft was used to supply the township of Burra.
The Mine is now also used as a museum for the history of the mining in the Burra region.

Located approx 490m from the north end of the Burra Burra Open Cut (or approx 1km from the Morphett’s Engine House at the south end of the Burra Burra Mine).

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Grgurci, B., Pring, A. & Drew, G. (1995): Minerals of the Burra Mine, South Australia. Mines and Energy South Australia, Special Publication No. 11, 32 pp.
Burra History Group (2008): The Bon Accord Mine, Burra, South Australia. Burra, South Australia, 6 pp.
SARIG Mineral Deposit Information Site No:476933
Gee, L.C.E. & Brown, H.Y.L., 1908, Record of The Mines of South Australia, 4th ed., Government Printer, Adelaide.

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