The Find of '93

Australia, 1956

Film
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Episode of Series “Golden West Series”.
Paddy Hannan’s find in 1893 led to the development of Kalgoorlie. Over 28 million ounces of fine gold have been taken from the “Golden Mile’s” open cut and deep mines. Demonstrates the mining process from power drilling of the ore bearing rock to crushing, screening and grinding of the ore. Washing and treating before processing in flotation cells, storage before smelting and finally the bullion is produced ready for the last smelting at the Royal Mint.

Credits

producer

R.H. Miller

production company

Southern Cross Newsreels

Language

English

Duration

00:11:07:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

32260

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Gold mines and mining - Australia

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Mines and mineral resources - Australia - History

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Kalgoorlie (W.A.)

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Mining towns

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

History → Australia - History - 1788-1900

History → Gold - Australia - History

History → Mines and mineral resources - Australia - History

History → Western Australia - History

Places → Kalgoorlie (W.A.)

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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