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Posted: 11/11/2008 19:53:22
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There appears to be some confusion in the data-base.
Iwami Ginzan is a silver mine but the pictures attribute/describe as silica.
The UNESCO citation and criteria are very interesting.
Thank you, Carnkie.

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Posted: 11/11/2008 20:15:41
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Suspect it was orignally added as a Silica (silica is next to silver in the drop down menu) mine and then changed to Silver. But the photos were uploaded before the change, so they have the incorrect silica description as part of the reference.

There's no way to fix that I'm afraid; the mine refkey value (that forms part of the web address) doesn't change when the mine name or details are updated.

But any subsquent image uploads for this mine will have the correct silver description as part of their reference.

I hope that made sense!

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Posted: 11/11/2008 20:41:51
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Thanks Simon.
Oddly enough, that makes more sense to me than the calligraphy on the column! Cheers.
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Posted: 11/11/2008 21:50:06
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Sorry about that Gwyn. Simon is quite correct. I had a finger twitch and hit Silica by mistake.

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Posted: 12/11/2008 11:48:17
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Nothing to worry about Carnkie, and if any more photos of that mine are uploaded then they'll have the correct silver reference in them.

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