Map of Silica Quarry Mine, QLD

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The Silica Quarry Mine is an abandoned open cut silica mine.1

You'll find the Silica Quarry Mine just off the Burke Developmental Road in Queensland about 1440km northwest of Brisbane (show me). The Silica Quarry Mine is at an altitude of approximately 365m.

The Silica Quarry Mine was a silica mine. Do you know what else was being mined at the Silica Quarry Mine? If you do, why not contribute your knowledge by clicking here.

Silica Quarry Mine is just off the Chillagoe Creek.

The nearest populated place is the village of Dimbulah which is 62km away with a population of around 410 (show me a map with Silica Quarry Mine and Dimbulah).

The nearest sealed road to Silica Quarry Mine is the Burke Developmental Road (547m away).

1Dash P., Garrad P., & Mitchell G., 1989. Updated Version On Disk Of: Mineral Occurrence Data Sheets - Chillagoe 1:100 000 Sheet Area. Queensland Department Of Mines - Record

Bonzle users have contributed the following notes about Silica Quarry Mine:

contributed by Mines on 23-Oct-2009

This is an open cut in the side of a railway cutting and was used as a metallurgical flux in the chillagoe smelters. Well developed joint surfaces, strike 220deg/50deg e dip. Contorted original bedding vaguely visible.

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Silica Quarry Mine Weather
29 minutes ago
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Temp20.7°Ccooling
Feels like21.6°Ccooling
Wind11-17km/h
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Pressure1008.3hPafalling
Rain since 9am0.4mmN/A
Observation taken 96km
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23/11/17 12:00AM (EST); 22/11/1711:00PM (CST); 22/11/1710:00PM (WST)
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