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Gold miners at Mount Grainger
Title : Gold miners at Mount Grainger Gold miners at Mount Grainger
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Source : B 47528
Date of creation : ca. 1880
Format : Photograph
Dimensions : 88 x 142 mm
Contributor : State Library of South Australia
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Gold Miners in the Mt Grainger area

Mount Grainger is in South Australia's north near Port Augusta. Gold discoveries have been made throughout South Australia and have often produced early high yields. However these have generally been exhausted relatively quickly. Gold has been found in the Mount Lofty Ranges, Barossa Valley and in the north of the state in locations such as Waukaringa and Teetulpa.

Coverage year : 1880
Period : 1852-1883
Place : Mount Grainger
Region : Flinders Ranges and Far North - Outback
Further reading :

Annear, Robyn Nothing but Gold Melbourne : Text Publishing, 1999

Blake, L. J. Gold escort Melbourne : Hawthorn Press, 1971

Chilman, J. K. Silver and a trace of gold: a history of the Aclare mine Adelaide: South Australian Dept. of Mines and Energy, 1982.

Gee, Lionel CE. Record of the mines of South Australia, [Adelaide, S. Aust. : South Australian Dept. of Mines, 1966]

Gold escort re-enactment Adelaide : S.A. Police, Commonwealth Bank, 1986

Hocking, G Gold: a pictorial history of the Australian gold rush, Rowville, Vic: Five Mile Press, 2006, c2000

Jack, R. Lockhart The Mount Grainger Goldfield Adelaide : Geological Survey of South Australia, 1913 (Adelaide : Government Printer)

Stone, D. I. Life on the Australian goldfields Carlton, Vic. ; [Sydney] : Methuen of Australia, [1976]

Internet links :

SA Memory, A rich tapestry : South Australian communities Effect of Victorian gold rush on South Australia

The Australian gold rush : stories from Australia's culture and recreation portal



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