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The 'Cornish' and 'Yanky' parties found to their delight a deep lead of alluvial gold
and raised the washdirt at night. The company discovered the marauding drives
and blocked them at the point where they entered their paddock. The outside ...
Shown the place, he looked carefully and found slugs of gold in a big white blow
of quartz. ... to Nannine, the scene of the original find, others who had read
reports in the Geraldton newspaper were busy picking up pieces of alluvial gold.
GLOSSARY OF MINING TERMS AHuvial gold or tin : ranging in size from a
pinpoint to a small boulder, this metal lies ... It covered many rich deposits of
alluvial gold in Victoria and New South Wales, and some deposits of alluvial tin in
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