July 1999
Volume 51    Issue 7

Reopening the Bendigo goldfield in Victoria, Australia

Mining Engineering , 1999, Vol. 51, No. 7, pp. 7-10
Philip, Peter


The Bendigo goldfield was discovered in 1851. The mine ceased production 45 years ago after producing about 684 t (22 million oz) during its 103-year life. This places it among the top 10 historic gold producers. Figure 1 shows Bendigo’s historic production.  

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