Bulk mining transforms King of the Hills

DESCENDING some 400m into the earth, about 25km outside Leonora in Western Australia’s Eastern Goldfields, the difference between the pinkish grandorite and darker ultramafic rock is like night and day – not unlike the difference between Red 5 in 2016 and today.

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The contact between the pinkish grandorite and darker ultramafic.

The ‘Damage Zone' around the contact between the softer rock and the granite intrusive that pushed its way up from the earth and, subjected to the tensions of the Tarmoola and Uruses faults, is

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