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RESULT OF CHEMICAL TEST O.C. DARGAVILLE, Tuesday. Deposits of fine yellow dust on the ground and forming thick skins on pools of water in Dargaville "and other parts of the North were described as sulphur yesterday, immediately the fall was noticed. In fact, many people stated they could smell the sulphur, while others on tasting it had no doubt as to the nature of the deposit. This morning a chemical test was undertaken and the report stated there was definitely no trace of sulphur. The opinion was expressed that the deposit was definitely an organic substance. This report coincided with the opinion expressed by a Dargaville resident who said the dust was j actually pollen from a flower which forms on pine trees, the pollen being I distributed at this time of the year by the wind and rains.

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DEPOSIT NOT SULPHUR, Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 186, 8 August 1945

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DEPOSIT NOT SULPHUR Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 186, 8 August 1945

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