The Story of the Timna copper miner

Israel, 1960

Film
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King Solomon’s mines were rediscovered by geologists, who found the old copper deposits. Laboratory research led to the development of suitable production methods in these difficult conditions of burning heat. Ore is blasted, treated with sulphuric acid in order to separate the copper.

Credits

director

Nathan Gross

producer

Y. Ephrati

Language

English

Duration

00:11:45:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

28986

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Copper mines and mining

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Miners

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Research, Industrial

Documentary

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

History → History

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Chemical processes

Short films

Short films → Short films - Israel

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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