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Lady Hampden Pit (Lady Hampden Mine), Drake, Drake Co., New South Wales, Australia

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 28° 54' 43'' South , 152° 23' 8'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -28.9119444444, 152.385555556
 
Located 2.5 km north-northeast of Drake.
Approximately 25 miles ENE of Tenterfield
and in the parish of West Fairfield
Mineralization is predominately thin veinlets and minor disseminations. Reserves are estimated to be 1.42Mt at 84g/t Ag and 0.9g/t Au.

Operated as open cut, shafts and pits from 1887 to 1965.

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21 entries listed. 18 valid minerals.

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References

- Bottomer L.R. Epithermal silver-gold mineralization in the Drake area, northeastern New South Wales. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences (1986) 33, 457-473.
- Warwick – Tweed Heads Exploration Data Package Vol. 2, Mineral occurrence data sheets, occurrence lists and mineral occurrence maps: R.E. Brown, H.F. Henley and W.J. Stroud, December, 2001. Published by the Geological Survey of New South Wales.
- MR0 1830

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