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Sir John Gold Mine, Mullingar, Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Kalgoorlie-Boulder Shire, Western Australia, Australia

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 30° 43' 47'' South , 121° 28' 35'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -30.7296708744, 121.476376769


The Sir John Gold Mine is 2 kilometres north-east of the Kalgoorlie city centre. It is a shallow modern pit accessing regolith hosted gold. The Mystery, Mount Percy and Union Club pits are virtually co-joined to it. Geology information can be found under the Mystery and Mount Percy Mindat headings. There was also in the 1890's, a Hannans Sir John Forrest mine but this is a different location on the Golden Mile.

By 1932, it was reported the mine had produced 593 tonnes of ore for 113 ounces of gold.

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25 valid minerals.

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References

The West Australian newspaper (1932), Kalgoorlie Goldfield. North End Possibilities. Broken Hill Company's Interests, 09/12/1932

Butt, C.R.M. (2003), Mt. Percy Gold Deposit Area Western Australia, CRC LEME, 2003

Butt, C.R.M. (2003), Mystery Zone Gold Deposit Mt. Percy Kalgoorlie Western Australia, CRC LEME, 2003

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