Story: Gold and gold mining

Testing gold

This gold assayer takes a sample from a gold bar to test its purity (gold content).

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Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: Pictorial Parade 90

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Carl Walrond, 'Gold and gold mining - Gold and the economy', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 19 November 2017)

Story by Carl Walrond, published 12 Jun 2006