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26-November-2014
26-November-2014

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders
A monument and observation area commemorate the extraction of 1,000,000th and 2,000,000th ounces of gold from the Stawell gold mines.

Location

Address:Reefs Road, Stawell Gold Mines Observation Area, Stawell, 3380
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.058631
Long: 142.799414
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Technology
Sub-Theme:Industry

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Friday 28th November, 2003
Front Inscription

This plaque is to commemorate
2,000,000 ounces of gold
produced at Stawell Gold Mines
between June 1981 & March 2010.

A collaborative effort by many involved.

"Stawell Gold Mines -
continuing to work with our
Community & Resource"

Left Side Inscription

The Stawell Gold Mines Observation Area
was officially opened by

The Hon. Theo Theophanous MP  
Minister for Energy Industries and Resources

to commemorate the first 1,000,000 ounces of gold
poured under MPI Mines management at Stawell

28 November 2003

"Working with our Community"

Right Side Inscription

1,000,000 ounce Gold Bullion

This replica gold bullion represents
1,000,000 ounces of gold poured by MPI
Mines between December 1992 and October 2003.

A true gold bullion of this size would weigh
approximately 31 tonne and have an approximate value
of 0.5 billion dollars.

Source: MA
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