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At Mount Moliagul in 1869 a Cornishman named John Deason found an inch
below the surface of the ground a huge mass of gold which, melted of impurities,
weighed 2,284 ounces and was sold to a Dunolly bank for the princely sum of ...
After eighteen months they sold Ľut for £3,000 to the Llanberris Company. As the
years passed the Learmonths were perturbed to see the Llanberris win £250,000
of gold—much of it from the mine they had sold. Perhaps for that 'eason they ...
The five hundred shares offered in Adelaide were then quickly sold. A similar
parcel of shares was offered in Sydney and sold more slowly, and Melbourne's
allotment of shares was nearly shunned. At last, in August 1885, the B.H.P. was ...
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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