Location 336
Location #336. Gold Mine
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Cornish Point


Location #336. Gold Mine Kawarau River, Cornish Point gold terraces on northern end. Approx 1 km above the junction with the Clutha river.

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This area is now under lake Dunstan.

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Interested Parties

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1 1938 The Bates party Details


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Note Date Short Description Note Text
3161 1936 Mine Location The mine was located on the river terraces on the northern side of Cornish Point, opposite the upper end of Cromwell township. It was upstream of the Holm syndicate mine.
3162 1938 General notes. Driving operations continued during the year. They also sank a vertical shaft. The main drive will be connected with the shaft, and ventilation will be provided for.
3163 1939 General notes. Prospecting operations continued. The main drive was connected to the shaft workings, and prospect drives were driven both upstream and downstream. Unfortunately nothing of importance was located and operations were suspended during the latter part of the year.


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