Scheelite from Shine-ola (F20)

Scheelite mining site near Glenorchy on the slope of Mt Judah, New Zealand.

GPS: -44.863218° 168.403463°

Scheelite Mine access at Glenorchy Whakaari site.

Scheelite Mine access at Glenorchy Whakaari site.

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Scheelite DVD poster...note the woefull scheelite poem on lower right.

Scheelite DVD poster…note the woefull scheelite poem on lower right.

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View from the Glenorchy Battery. This is both the Dart and Rees Rivers pouring their milky waters into Lake Wakatipu.

View from the Glenorchy Battery. This is both the Dart and Rees Rivers pouring their milky waters into Lake Wakatipu.

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A beautiful spot to mine Scheelite, huh?

A beautiful spot to mine Scheelite, huh?

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Signage at the Glenorchy Scheelite Mine Battery site.

Signage at the Glenorchy Scheelite Mine Battery site.

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1908 newspaper used as wallpaper inside the red cabin.

1908 newspaper used as wallpaper inside the red cabin.

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Scheelite mine bathroom with quite the view!

Scheelite mine bathroom with quite the view!

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Pelton wheel at scheelite mine site.

Pelton wheel at scheelite mine site.

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Info sign detailing the workings of the Glenorchy Scheelite Battery.

Info sign detailing the workings of the Glenorchy Scheelite Battery.

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Inside the refurbished Glenorchy scheelite battery building.

Inside the refurbished Glenorchy scheelite battery building.

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Lots of neat mining contraptions.

Lots of neat mining contraptions.

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Old foundation at the scheelite mine tailings and mullocks site.

Old foundation at the scheelite mine tailings and mullocks site.

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Tracks curving towards the scheelite mine tunnel.

Tracks curving towards the scheelite mine tunnel.

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Inside the cold-breathing scheelite mine tunnel.

Inside the cold-breathing scheelite mine tunnel.

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Carpark scheelite signage 1

Carpark scheelite signage 1

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Carpark scheelite signage 2

Carpark scheelite signage 2

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Carpark scheelite signage 4

Carpark scheelite signage 4

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Carpark scheelite signage3

Carpark scheelite signage3

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