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YPOM Poona Emerald Mine (abandoned)

  Uploaded 22nd August 2011 - Upgraded with ORBX bgl file 16th January 2013


Poona is NW of Cue, Western Australia, near the Weld Range was mined from 1910 and abandoned in 1989. There were several small mines at this location, the main one being the Aga Khan Mine which mined about 10 kilos of emeralds over 70 years.  The remaining buildings were burned in a fire around 2006.  The Mining Lease was forfeited in the Warden's Court on 17 April 2009 as the defendants failed to comply with the expenditure conditions of the Mining Act.

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