Havilah Gold Mine

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This early 1900's relic is located north-east of Ophir approximately a few kilometres up the Poplardale Road, then turn right at the abandoned community of Havilah.  Head down the hill, across the bridge and up the other side, pass a farmer's field on the left and keep going until you get to the top of the hill.  You will then see old buildings on the left.  The mine is up the moutain then into a canyon.  It is not easy to find unless you have the GPS coordinates. Good luck!  This place is also must to visit. 

The Ore vein went dry in the early 1900's.  A recent attempt to re-start the mine in the 1980's by a group of Americans was unsuccessful.

 

 

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