The 26-year-old vanished from her house in Lightning Ridge on Friday after going for a stroll, sparking a large-scale search and rescue operation.
She apparently tripped and fell down the eight-metre (26-foot) deep shaft, police mentioned, surviving regardless of daytime temperatures of greater than 40 levels Celsius (104 Fahrenheit).
“The girl is fortunate to be alive after police rescued her from a mine shaft within the state’s north-west,” New South Wales police mentioned.
“She was delivered to the floor with the help of an officer utilizing a pulley and harness, and supplied water.”
The girl, who was discovered on Sunday, was taken to hospital in a secure situation.
Lightning Ridge, some 770 kilometres (477 miles) northwest of Sydney, is a world-renowned black opal mining centre, attracting lots of of fossickers seeking to hit the jackpot.
Small-time miners have dug numerous vertical shafts within the space, with some relationship again a long time.
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