One of the stopes in 1977
The mine was noted for "ladies slippers" which was a fairly unique siderite type mineral formation, and, indeed, the mine became well known - when it was in operation - amongst mineral collectors who paid the miners to specifically extract some fine specimens for their cabinets.
This photograph is by Dickie Bird and was uploaded December 29th 2014. © Dickie Bird please do not copy or distribute without prior express permission.
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