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United Gold Mine, Gindalbie Goldfield, Kalgoorlie-Boulder Shire, Western Australia, Australia

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 30° 19' 16'' South , 121° 45' 23'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -30.32133,121.75653
GeoHash:G#: qdwed8hmk
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:BWh : Hot deserts climate


Developed by Crisp, Baldock and party around 1908. 9 acres. Sited 50 yards east of the Occidental mine on a parallel reef. The main shaft reached a depth of 200 feet, on a reef averaging 2 feet wide. The upper levels contained 18 oz to the tonne. The ground was softer than the Eclipse and South Gippsland leases.

In 1911, they had convinced a Boulder syndicate to take over the lease for 6000 pounds, however nothing was found of activity beyond this date. The mine had produced 2710 tonnes of ore for 2274 ounces of gold.

Incorrect Mindat co-ordinates reverted to the Gindalbie battery site until the mine's location is confirmed.


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1 valid mineral.

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Neoarchean - Mesoarchean
2500 - 3200 Ma



ID: 3187518
Archean volcanic rocks

Age: Archean (2500 - 3200 Ma)

Comments: Yilgarn Craton

Lithology: Greenstone belt; mafic-ultramafic volcanic rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

Archean
2500 - 4000 Ma



ID: 785512
felsic volcanic and volcaniclastic rocks 74288

Age: Archean (2500 - 4000 Ma)

Description: Quartz-feldspar (meta-) porphyry, porphyritic microgranite; rhyolite, dacite, rhyodacite, andesite; agglomerate, breccia tuff; felsic schist; felsic volcanic and volcaniclastic rocks; dacite and rhyodacite tuff; dacite porphyry;

Comments: igneous volcanic; igneous felsic volcanic; synthesis of multiple published descriptions

Lithology: Igneous volcanic; igneous felsic volcanic

Reference: Raymond, O.L., Liu, S., Gallagher, R., Zhang, W., Highet, L.M. Surface Geology of Australia 1:1 million scale dataset 2012 edition. Commonwealth of Australia (Geoscience Australia). [5]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License



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References

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Kalgoorlie Western Argus newspaper (1908), Gindalbie Mining, 07/04/1908
Kalgoorlie Miner newspaper (1911), Mining. Kanowna, 22/03/1911
Western Argus newspaper (Kalgoorlie) (1918), Cancelled G.M. Leases. Kanowna District, 26/03/1918

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