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Exploration at Pandanus Creek (13 November 2015)

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Pandanus Creek Mine Collecting dust samples for assaying at Pandanus Creek

Following the discovery of a radioactivity anomaly a campsite was established at Pandanus Creek in 1958/59 . After the bulldozing of many levels a series of percussion drill bore holes were drilled, dust samples collected for assaying and the bore holes logged by Geiger counter to a depth of approximately 100 feet. The photos show this preliminary stage prior to a decision being made as to the feasibility of mining uranium ore.

Bruce Scriven


Bureau of Mineral Resources and Geophysics

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