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26-November-2014
26-November-2014

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

Location

Address:Reefs Road, 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 palque 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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