Mining for Gold in Australia

Mining for Gold in Australia


Stock #: 204817
Type: Postcard
Era: Divided Back
Country: Australia
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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Gold mining in Australia-- gold was discovered in Australia in 1851, and the yearly value of gold export in the last fifteen years has been about $50,000,000. Since that time Africa, the Yukon of Alaska, have outclassed this yield. The gold is what they called alluvial gold, and is not the quartz formation of the earth. The most famous in gold nuggets ever discovered in the world have been taken from the alluvial soil in Australia
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