SUPPORT US. Covid-19 has significantly affected our fundraising. Please help!
登录注册
主页关于 MindatMindat手册Mindat的历史版权Who We Are联系我们于 Mindat.org刊登广告
捐赠给 MindatCorporate Sponsorship赞助板页已赞助的板页在 Mindat刊登 广告的广告商于 Mindat.org刊登广告
Learning CenterWhat is a mineral?The most common minerals on earthInformation for EducatorsMindat ArticlesThe Elements书籍及杂志
搜索矿物的性质搜索矿物的化学Advanced Locality Search随意显示任何一 种矿物Random Locality使用minID搜索邻近产地Search Articles搜索词汇表更多搜索选项
搜索:
矿物名称:
地区产地名称:
关键字:
 
Mindat手册添加新照片Rate Photos产区编辑报告Coordinate Completion Report添加词汇表项目
Mining Companies统计会员列表Mineral Museums矿物展及活动The Mindat目录表设备设置
照片搜索Photo Galleries今天最新的照片昨天最新的照片用户照片相集过去每日精选照片相集Mineral Photography

Fields Find Goldfield, Warriedar Station, Yalgoo Shire, Western Australia, Australia

This page is currently not sponsored. Click here to sponsor this page.
Key
Lock Map
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 29° 2' 20'' South , 117° 14' 30'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -29.03889,117.24167
GeoHash:G#: qdg6gcsu0
Locality type:Ore Field
Köppen climate type:BSh : Hot semi-arid (steppe) climate


The area is better known as a small historic goldfield in low hills along the road between Paynes Find and Yalgoo. All that remains is the cemetery and diggings. The location is 51 kilometres north-west of Paynes Find, and 98 kilometres south-east of Yalgoo, along the Paynes Find-Yalgoo Road, just west of its intersection with the Warriedar Road.

The field was active from the late 1890's to the 1930's, and was largely the preserve of individual or pairs of miners with small operations. Since that time intermittent specimen mining for slabbed jasper takes place, and it has been explored for iron ore.

The small cemetery contains eleven souls. Four- William Payne (aged 36), Edward (Ned) King (26), Daniel Hogan (22) and Frederick Smith (27)- were killed in a mine explosion at the Fields Find Mine on the 31 August 1899. They were sinking a shaft and had laid dynamite which was lit with a fuse. While the circumstances are unclear, it is believed they sat near unpacked dynamite nearby to await the outcome of the explosion. The concussion from it set off the large amount of stacked dynamite next to them killing everyone instantly, and causing a cave in. Rescuers described seeing unrecognisable scraps of bodies left.

Old gold mines stretch some 10 kilometres south-west of the cemetery location, and can be accessed via rough little used tracks proceeding north-west of the old Warriedar Homestead, or south west from the white mullock heaps just past the cemetery from the north. Old diggings are numerous and scattered through scrub, and getting lost is easy. Leases could be active. The modern names for the area is Reids Ridge, but there are several historic names for the various locations.


Commodity List

This is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded from this region.


Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

16 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

Note: this is a very new system on mindat.org and data is currently VERY limited. Please bear with us while we work towards adding this information!

Rock list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

Select Rock List Type

Alphabetical List Tree Diagram

Localities in this Region
Show map

Australia

This page contains all mineral locality references listed on mindat.org. This does not claim to be a complete list. If you know of more minerals from this site, please register so you can add to our database. This locality information is for reference purposes only. You should never attempt to visit any sites listed in mindat.org without first ensuring that you have the permission of the land and/or mineral rights holders for access and that you are aware of all safety precautions necessary.

References

Sort by Year (asc) | by Year (desc) | by Author (A-Z) | by Author (Z-A)
Ferguson, K.M. (1999) Lead, Zinc and Silver Deposits of Western Australia. Geological Survey of Western Australia, Mineral Resources Bulletin 15.
Mount Magnet Miners and Lennonville Leader newspaper (1899) The Fields Find Fatality, 09/09/1899.

 
矿物 and/or 产地  
版权所有© mindat.org1993年至2020年,除了规定的地方。 Mindat.org全赖于全球数千个以上成员和支持者们的参与。
隐私政策 - 条款和条款细则 - 联络我们 Current server date and time: 2020.8.10 17:41:51 Page generated: 2018.5.30 15:20:09
Go to top of page