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THE STEWART ISLAND TIM FINDS

! (PKR PRESS ASSOOIAXIOIf ;) Wblukoton, February 2, An analysis of the Stewart Is' and tin by Mr Skey gives tbe following results : — One sample gives 92*4 per ceit oxido of tin, and another lot from the last fiud 87 2. Tha boat; Ooruwall tin per oentage is about 95, so that the new discovery ia a rioh one. In verc abghi., Febrnsry 2, The tia discoveries still excite great Interest, bat so far little has been done beyond prospecting. Professor B'aok, while satisfied with the Indications, oautions people not to Indulge In sharebrok ing and invosting till farther tests have bean nude. Heveral tin bearing lodes have been discovered and fresh country is being pegged off At present people appear to bo watching eaoh other. . A tramway and water rases are abont to be made, and (•'nothing definite will soon be known. One Danedin gentleman has bought a share In tbe Company for one hundTed pounds.'

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THE STEWART ISLAND TIM FINDS, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2053, 2 February 1889

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THE STEWART ISLAND TIM FINDS Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2053, 2 February 1889

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