King Island Scheelite mine was a good employer for the years between 1975 to 1990 for King Island.
The mine is to be redeveloped within the next few years with the old site being used again but as you can see, it is hard to see where the existing mine and processing mill was located.
Gold was found at Goldconda 1872 but the reefs were not opened till 1877.
This total area was rich in gold with Beaconsfield gold mine not far away which become one of the richest mine in Australia.
Goldcondor tailings will be reworked in the near future, these tailings will be processed at the Beaconsfield processing plant.
This area was in a shocking state before the mine area was rehabilited with native plants and grasses.
This old tailing dam was used for many years to catch and residues from the old processing plant.
This area was a old clay pit, next to the South Esk River.
This area now has some rare plants within the old clay pit area.
From around three years from when the mine started the entrance
the entrance and surrounding areas were rehabilited with native plants.