Battery (Ore Crusher) - VIC

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Position

DEG: -36.392996 147.951366
DMS: 36º 23' 34.79" S 147º 57' 4.93" E
UTM: 55 H 5972041mN 585318mE
Altitude: 705.97m

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Walkers Rd
Nariel Valley VIC 3707
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Mt Onslow Gold Mine ore processing site, (battery or crusher), In Operation from the early 1890s to early 1900s? Remains include an old corrugate iron chimney, a line shaft and pulley, section of light metal pipe as wells heavy cast pressure pipe (6"-150mm) and a "Danks" gate valve manufactured in Melbourne. In the creek bed are 2 corrugate half tanks used to process the crushing's (sand) with Cyanide as part of relieving the gold from the Ore. Other remnants are lost in the under growth (again) returning from the 2019-20 bushfires. There is also a water race heading upstream along the eastern slop. The Battery was obviously taken to be used else where?
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Distance from Battery (Ore Crusher) 24.76km NE
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C31.930.726.921.616.112.311.613.717.120.625.228.1
Mean Min. °C13.513.610.57.04.02.21.42.54.66.39.611.0
Mean Rain mm40.170.964.247.757.190.285.5110.189.871.791.672.4

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