Broken Hill is famous world wide for the variety of minerals found during the 125+ years of mining. The sulphide zone is rich in lead, zinc, iron, copper and manganese minerals, while the oxidised zone has spectacular carbonates and oxides of lead, copper and zinc. Many miners have collected mineral specimens during the mining process - here are a few examples of what has been found.


A - Actinolite, Apatite, Azurite


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