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Kalgoorlie could not hold its mayors in the face of London's easy money. John
Wilson hurried to London to float a mine, returned with mayoral robes, then
vanished to the Yukon. Harold Parsons, graduate of Oxford, once on the literary
staff of ...
CHEMISTS AND BUCCANEERS THE HEART OF THE TOWN of Kalgoorlie was
near the deceptive quartz reefs that Hannan liked, but the heart of the mines was
in the greenstone three miles to the south, at Boulder City. There the lodes were ...
Kalgoorlie two of the old gold companies — Great Boulder and North Kalgurli —
pierced the blanket of leached rock and found the hidden Scotia nickel lode in
1968. It was now not unreasonable to predict that Western Australia in the 1970s
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