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Monday 4 July 1904, The Sydney Morning Herald

HILLGROVE, Saturday.

The Baker’s Creek Gold Mining Company report for the week ended July 1:- Crushed 251 tons for 267oz 9dwt of smelted gold; scaled copper plate, which yielded 191oz 18dwt of gold; saved four tons of concentrates, estimated to contain 20oz- total. 479oz 7dwt of gold, The battery will be hung up for a few days for some necessary repairs. Work in the mine will be continued without stoppage.

The New Hillgrove Proprietary mine’s shaft has been sunk five feet during the week; total, 1007ft. No. 7 level south has been driven 11ft; total. 105ft. The winze from No. 7 level on the north boundary has been sunk, seven feet; total, 15ft.

The usual work is going on at the cyanide works, where, Garibaldi and Eleanora tailings are being treated. The Metz Cyanidale works are getting excellent returns.

Mr. Carthew, Inspector of Mines, after a long absence, is visiting the northern part of his district. Scheelite miners are doing well about Hillgrove.

Written by macalba

June 28, 2010 at 8:00 pm

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