Discovering History: Gold mining in nineteenthcentury
Charles Fahey examines the various forms of gold mining undertaken in Victoria and the development of smaller and larger mining communities in the nineteenth century. Brian Rhule discusses these developments in the context of Maldon, a small mining community
NineteenthCentury Gold Mine Found in New Zealand: The Muddy Terraces 19thcentury gold mining workings discovered in IFS Growths Waikaia forestry block in November 2017. Rediscovered gold workings near Waikaia have been described as significant in scale.
Taming the Rivers: Science on the Making in the Alluvial
From the 1540s until the nineteenthcentury global gold rushes, Colombia was the largest goldproducing Spanish colony, and the beautiful preColumbian pieces in the gold museum in Bogota testifies to the indigenous expertise on gold before the Spanish arrival.
The introduction of open pit mining with power shovels first developed in the Mesabi Iron Range in Minnesota and later at the Bingham pit in Utah in the late nineteenth century, greatly changed the scale of surface mining in the twentieth century. Underground mining took place in both hardrock and placer deposits and used excavation, support
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