Island Block mine

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The Island Block mine was an open cast bituminous mine located near Reefton on the West Coast of New Zealand's South Island.

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[1] The mine closed in August 2002.[2]

Project Details

Owner: Solid Energy
Location: near Reefton, West Coast, South Island, New Zealand
Coordinates: -42.152778,171.967521
Status: Closed
Production capacity:
Type of coal: bituminous
Main markets: not applicable

Articles and Resources


  1. Ministry of Economic Development, "Operating coal mines", Ministry of Economic Development website, accessed March 2012.
  2. "Coalmining51 Daily Diary", February 26, 2005.

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