Culliford's Battery

Kahurangi National Park

Culliford's Battery

A temporary four-stamper in Blue Creek near Mount Owen. A quartz reef was discovered here in 1870 by Alfred Culliford. The reef yielded just 10 ounces of gold from 149 tons of quartz, and was closed within a year.

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Matthew
Added 16 January 2015 by Matthew. No revisions.

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