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Rasp's discovery. A heavy Scot, pompous and jocular, thirty-five years old, he
had no experience of mining, but he knew that mines meant money at Silverton,
and he wanted money because, at the end of the long drought, his small share of
discovery in 1910 of 'bunches of nickel minerals' at the 25o-foot level of the Star
of Fremantle gold mine at Kunanalling, a small town not far from the Scotia nickel
discovery of 1968. These bunches, however, were seen as curiosities, not as ...
2, Discovery of Gold in Australia (Sir R. Murchison's Claim); Select Committee on
the Gold Fields' Management Bill 1861, vol. 2, Select Committee on the Claims of
the Reverend W. B. Clarke 1871-2, vol. 2, Royal Commission of Inquiry on the ...
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