Story: Gold and gold mining

Golden Cross mine, 1995 (1st of 2)

Golden Cross mine, 1995

The surface workings of Golden Cross mine lie at the base of the Coromandel Peninsula. Between 1991 and 1998 the mine produced some 20.5 tonnes of gold and 52 tonnes of silver.

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Carl Walrond, 'Gold and gold mining - Recent mining', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 16 July 2024)

Story by Carl Walrond, published 12 Jun 2006