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  • Old gold diggings: After fires went through properties around 2013 old gold diggings were revealed where some hillsides were terraced and creeks dug ... read story
  • Nambung Station: Nambung Station has a B&B accommodation and a campsite for caravans, tents, RVs etc with ablutions provided.... read story
  • Yarramunmun Mine: The deposit was discovered by BHP in 1970. It consists of a mineralised quartz vein hosted in Ordovician ... read story
  • Irymple : "Irymple", now part of Yathong National Park, was owned by Boy (Ike) and Dorothy Shields. ... read story
  • Drilling: Tin Mine next to Dover Castle currently being exp drilled (2014/5) read story
  • Brief History: Worked since 19th century. Was the main mine in area since 1920's. Tin mainly though silver/lead present. ... read story
  • Drilling: Part of current drilling program(2014/5) read story
  • Brief History: Mined 1891 to 1920's.Was known for richness of ore. Currently undergoing extensive exp drilling(2014/5) program. read story

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The claim on mineral deposits changed hands repeatedly over the years. With company change comes the name change. In 1850 copper ore was first discovered and a 9 meter shaft was sunk and entitled Wheal Maria, this was soon abandoned. In 1862 new leases were acquired and the mine renamed Wheal Mary Anne, with little ore produced all was again abandoned in 1865. In 1868 ore left from the previous operations was recognized to contain silver and new leases were obtained, with a subsequent name change to Almanda Silver Mine.

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