Kōrero: Mining and underground resources

Drilling for scheelite

Drilling for scheelite

Scheelite miner Mark Shaw uses a petrol-driven drill to break up scheelite ore in the early 1950s. A gas mask protects against the petrol fumes and dust. The site was high in the mountains above Glenorchy.

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Lakes District Museum

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Simon Nathan, 'Mining and underground resources - Metals known but not mined', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/9246/drilling-for-scheelite (accessed 4 August 2021)

He kōrero nā Simon Nathan, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006