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Picture relating to Belconon Mine - titled 'Belconnen Mine'
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Picture relating to Slaughter House Creek - titled 'Slaughter House Creek'
Picture relating to Cashmere Downs - titled 'Cashmere Downs 1969'
Picture relating to Larkinville - titled 'Larkinville, panning for gold on the site where the Golden Eagle was found - 1969'
Picture relating to Coglia Well Outcamp - titled 'Cogla Wells area Staking a nickel Claim 1969'
Picture relating to Lake Lefroy - titled 'Lake Lefroy, near Widgiemooltha - WA'
Picture relating to Palm Island - titled 'Palm Island'
Picture relating to Peko Mine - titled 'Peko Mine'
Picture relating to Brisbane River - titled 'Brisbane River'
Picture relating to Mount Stromlo Observatory - titled 'Mount Stromlo Observatory'
Picture relating to St Lawrence - titled 'St Lawrence'
Picture relating to Killi Killi Hills Mine - titled 'Killi Killi Hills Mine'
Picture relating to Beechworth - titled 'Beechworth VIC 1969'
Picture relating to Port Macquarie - titled 'Port Macquarie NSW 1969'

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Belconnen Mine

contributed by DennisF, taken in October 1969
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Belconnen Mine (Uriarra Mine) on Murrumbidgee River. Note geology hammer for scale. Drive was full of water. Photo taken October, 1969. There was a bit of lead ore (galena) at the portal which is probably now all gone. The mine dates back to before 1893 when it was visited by the NSW Geological Surveyor. He commented on the grade being up to 38% lead and 51 parts per million silver (1 1/2 troy ounces per ton).

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