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Copperfield Store and Chimney
Clermont, Isaac Area

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13 0047 2227


A single brick chimney, standing sentinel in the scrub, is now the only one remaining of the 21 chimneys which once represented the Peak Downs Copper Mines Unlimited. The mine was the first to be worked commercially outside South Australia and also the first rich mine in Queensland.

In 1862, a 10 feet high wall of solid copper ore was discovered at Copperfield. Queensland's first copper mine opened and continued until the 1880's when the best quality ore was mined out. The site of Copperfield township, six kilometres south of Clermont and Peak Downs Copper Mine is testimony to the changing fortunes of the mining history.

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The last of 21 chimney stacks still stands. The bricks were made in Clermont by Welsh Tradesmen. The glossy finish was achieved by powdering glass and sprinkling on the surface. North Copperfield was located on the northern side of the chimney and South Copperfield was about one kilometre down from the chimney on the left side of Rubyvale Road. Copperfield Cemetery is a little further down Rubyvale Road on the right hand side.

Visit Clermont Historical Centre for more information and memorabilia about Copperfield.

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Rubyvale-Copperfield Road
Queensland 4721 Australia

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