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Fabulous Wealth in Gold and Copper Mine

A look at the workings of Mount Morgan in central Queensland and the process of extracting copper and gold.
Series : Australian Diary | Episode : 76 | Year : 1954 | Total Duration : 3 Minutes | Producer : Jack S Allan
Trolley down open mine. Workings of mine including drilling and explosions. Rocks at mill crushed and ground, process of extracting copper and gold including smelting. Pouring molten gold into ingots. Bank vault and men locking up gold ingots.
Access No. 40407 | 3 mins 33 secs | 1950s | Mount Morgan, Central Qld, Australia | © NFSA | B&W |