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Handbook of Small Scale Gold Mining for Papua New Guinea

Blowers, Mike


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Illustrated with colour and black-and-white photographic illustrations, and many diagrams. A book of practical-oriented advice for small scale gold mining. Contents: Gold – What it is; Using a Gold Pan – How to Wash for Gold; Cleaning up Gold Sands; Using Simple Sluice Boxes to Increase Gold Production; Water Supply for Small Mining Operations; Advanced Equipment for Digging and Moving the Ground; Advanced Methods of Catching Gold; How to Work the Ground to Recover Most of the Gold; Buying and Selling of Gold, its Purity and Value; Safety in Mining and the Mines Department; Gold Mining – Is it Worthwhile?; Rocks, Metals and Minerals in Papua New Guinea; List of Special Mining Names Used; Where to Get More Information; Where to Get Equipment; Index. #1103220959790306

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AuthorBlowers, Mike
Number of pages260
PublisherPacific Resource Publications
Year Published1992 Second Edition
Binding Type


Book Condition

Near Fine

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