Author Topic: Hemerdon Mine  (Read 1079 times)

Offline gus horsley

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Hemerdon Mine
« on: September 09, 2011, 12:27:07 pm »
Wolf Minerals have announced that they have secured funding to exploit the tungsten (wolframite) orebody at Hemerdon Ball on the southern edge of Dartmoor:

http://www.wolfminerals.com.au/projects-and-exploration/hemerdon-mine

Offline Roger W

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Re: Hemerdon Mine
« Reply #1 on: September 09, 2011, 03:17:21 pm »
Hm, yes...  opencast workings, a 200m-deep hole, and where will they put all the waste?

Westminster seems an appropriate spot, but I doubt they'll want to transport it that far.
"That, of course, is the dangerous part about caves:  you don't know how far they go back, sometimes... or what is waiting for you inside."   JRR Tolkein: "The Hobbit"