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Yelta Copper Mine
Title : Yelta Copper Mine Yelta Copper Mine
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Creator : Angus, W. J., photographer
Source : B 12152
Date of creation : 1911
Format : Photograph
Dimensions : 166 x 106 mm
Contributor : State Library of South Australia
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Description :

Surface installation at the Yelta copper mine, near Moonta.

The Yelta Mine adjoined northern boundary of Moonta Mine. Two blast furnaces were erected by the company Patamatta and Yelta Mines around 1903.

Coverage year : 1911
Period : 1884-1913
Place : Yelta
Region : Yorke Peninsula
Further reading :

Pryor, O. Australia's little Cornwall Adelaide, [S. Aust.] : Rigby, 1962

Paterson, R. Thankyou Walter Watson Hughes : essays on Northern Yorke Peninsula Bute, S. Aust. : Roslyn Paterson [and] Gould Books, 1993

Gee, Lionel C. E. and Brown, H. Y. L. Record of the Mines of South Australia 4th edtion, Adelaide, 1908

Bell, Peter. Wallaroo Smelters site: heritage assessment: report to Incitec Pivot Ltd by Peter Bell & Justin McCarthy, Adelaide: Historical Research Pty Ltd, 2008

Bannear, David. Archaeological survey of the Wallaroo copper smelters, Wallaroo, South Australia prepared for the State Heritage Branch [Adelaide]: State Heritage Branch, 1985

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