Kōrero: Gold and gold mining

Gold-bearing quartz

Gold-bearing quartz

This piece of the white mineral quartz comes from Coromandel Peninsula. It is typical of the ore that is crushed and chemically treated to recover gold and silver. Individual gold and silver grains are not usually visible to the naked eye.

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Private collection
Photograph by Simon Nathan

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Carl Walrond, 'Gold and gold mining - Where you find it', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/8596/gold-bearing-quartz (accessed 15 December 2019)

He kōrero nā Carl Walrond, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006