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Prospector’s claim

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Monday 28 January 1935, The Sydney Morning Herald

URALLA, Sunday.

Mr. Jack Thompson, a prospector, who formerly worked on the Melrose field (a “rush” that took place nearly 50 years ago) asserts that he has again found the reef, and that it averages 15dwt of gold to the ton. The reef is in the gorge country, 900ft down. He has applied to the Mines Department for assistance in installing a treatment plant.

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March 25, 2011 at 8:04 pm

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