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Along the tramline between the port and Moonta they saw a hotel advertising
water for sale and law tanks sunk in the earth to trap the precious rain. Moonta
men »aid twopence a bucket for mineralized water condensed in stills fed »y the
In his realm at Moonta, Henry Richard Hancock was king of glory. He managed
the mine on which the town depended and on whose eases most houses stood.
He belonged to the dominant church and race, and though not strictly Cornish ...
For those who may do research on South Australian mines three little known
statistical traps are awaiting them. What South Australian miners called ore we
would call concentrate. In many mines including Moonta in the 1860s a ton of ore
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The history of mining is central to Australian history, from the gold rushes of the 1860's which brought hundreds of thousand of immigrants, to the mountain ranges of iron ore and immense natural gas ... Read full review