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THE GOLDFIELDS.

GOMSTOCKUNITED- . i TEE OORKECT ASSAT. The manager telegraphed this morning that the correct assay by the Talisman Company' , of ore . from, Waverley *reef in Comstoek United mine £11 7/0. ; ' . 'IWATOHiIAISr. " . : The ■ manager telegraphed ! to-day:— 'Selected a few pounds of picked stone showing good dafos of gold in the eastern face." MINE MANAGER'S CX3NEEEENGE. (By Telegraph.—Own Correspondent) WAIHI, this day. It is Understood that. a ; conference of mining.inspectors, presided over by.the Minister of Mines, will be held at Waihi next month. . ' ■ -i - .—i i— -,- ,V_, . GRAND JUNCTIOX. f; Our Wailli correspondent telegraphed this morning that owing to a rumour regarding fresh development in the Grand Junction, he visited the mine this morning, when Mr. Brown, the superintendent, informed him he had struck a lode during the Easter holidays in the south crosscut to the. No. 5 level. This lode is sft through, and was intersected at a, distance of 56ft in the crosscut. The lode is of low grade. Mr. Brown expects 'to cut the Empire lode in the same crosscut in about a month's time. The mine superintendent has also cabled to the London office: —"Are crushing 202 tons per 24 hours, value £1 15s per ton. No. 6 lode "C," west, driven 197 ft, average width of ore is 46in, value £2 3s 4d. No. 6 lode "C," east winze ha 3 been sunk to a depth of 63ft, average width of ore 39in, value £1 19s 6d. No. 4 Jode, No. 4 level, eastwinze has' been sunk to a depth of 67ft, width of ore 42in, value £2 2s 9d. No. 4 lode, No. 4 level, west winze, No. 6 down 37ft, width of ore 39in, value £3 19s 7d. No. 5 level, crosscut south 66ft out. 2Cck 5 level, crosscut north 17ft out from the chamber." MINE MANAGERS' REPORTS. Tanglnro—The low level on the Golden. Store ree.. s in 162 ft from the crosscut. The lode continues to look well, and is about 2ft thick, showing good quartz. The drive behind the smithy has beeu cleaned iind timbered for 30ft. Operations have been resumed on the deader met with near the crown of the hill, and a start made , to sink to get more into the solid country. I Xhe lender is about 4in thick. It gavff good prospects of gold by crushing, and appears to be improving, going down. Walotahi. —The stopes on the dropper from the winze on the western end of No. 6 level are now within a few feet of the level. On the eastern end there are still three stopes in height to take out. The drive west on No. 5 level is in 334 ft. A little mineral is showing, but no gold has been seen. In the sixth stope eust of the rise, the reef is about 18 inches in thickness, and dabs and colours of gold have been seen in the quartz broken. Good colours of gold, have also been seen.in the hanglngwall rib of the main reef. -In No. 4 level the liangingwall rib of the main reef has been driven on 84ft from the CTOsscnt. The leader is about 4 inches wide, and colours of gold have been eeen. Waihl Grand Junction.—The following cable has been received from the ■ mine superintendent:—"Hare telegraphed London: 'No. 5 level crosscut south 06ft, cut new reef, reef averages sft wide, value 17/. , "

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THE GOLDFIELDS. Auckland Star, Volume XL, Issue 88, 14 April 1909

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