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Tabulated Statement showing Parcels of Ore treated at Thames School of Mines Experimental Plant during 1896-97.

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Name of Mine and District. Description of Ore. Weight of j— Ore. Assa; Gold. Assay-value of Ore per Ton. y-val ,lue of Ore Silver. per Ton. Value. 1 1 1 Bullion saved. Value pt Ounce. ier Percentage saved. Gold. Silver. Value. By Pan-amalgam. lTION. A. Kummert, Whangamata Waihi Dredging B. Murray, Kennedy's Bay Hard rusty-coloured quartz Tailings containing roots Eubbly quartz, with ferruginous veins Hard dark quartz Eusty-brown glassy quartz Eusty quartz ... Free-milling quartz Densely mineralised ... Cement sand Quartz, with much manganese ... Light-brown quartz Banded quartz, with much red oxide of iron Clean white quartz Compact grey quartz ... Dark slaty country Slaty country containing loose rubbly dirt Eubbly quartz containing iron and manganese oxides White glassy quartz ... White glassy quartz ... Grey quartz, with blue veins Hard grey quartz White splintery quartz White splintery quartz Hard white quartz Earthy and ferruginous Grey quartz, with sulphides Grey quartz, with sulphides Grey quartz, with sulphides Grey quartz, with sulphides Lb. Oz. dwt. gr. 1,200 0 18 21 3,360 0 6 7 560 0 10 2 Oz. dwt. gr. 0 17 16 19 0 1 11 3 £ s. d. 3 17 0 17 9 2 3 6 Oz. dwt. gr. £ s. d. Dry 1 1 6 1 14 2 0 6 16 1 3 7 Dry 0 3 1 2 10 1 1 6 16 2 16 1 ' 0 3 0 2 2 0 0 3 8 1 12 2 1 8 19 2 16 1\ 1 10 22 2 3 2 3 18 0 Dry 0 10 6 2 1 5 0 6 12 1 16 4 0 2 10 2 5 6 88-4 20-0 74-5 84-8 86-7 82-8 94-1 44-9 93-7 73-5 90-3 91-3 78-9 11-2 15-0 88-4 18-75 70-3 Tiki, Coromandel Carnage, Coromandel Carnage, Coromandel, second parcel Moa, Tokatea ... Young New-Zealander, Waitekauri Westport Conservative, Thames Midas, Kuaotunu Eoyal Mail, Puru 2,050 1 3 22 1,800 0 2 5 2,000 0 1 18 830 2 17 23 2,750 1 10 6 60 0 11 7 2,100 0 7 13 2,560 0 2 18 1,050 0 3 4 0 12 9 0 2 12 0 3 3 1 7 18 2 14 4 4 16 9 0 9 1 0 7 3 11 14 4 6 5 9 2 4 0 1 11 11 0 11 4 0 13 0 69-4 72-9 73-1 80-0 22-3 83-9 86-1 82-3 93-9 44-0 93-7 70-8 89-7 900 10 5 0 3 18 0 3 3 25-9 800 72-0 A. Smith, Bluff J. Teddy, Puriri Maraetai No. 1 Maraetai No. 2 1,280 0 2 12 1,500 0 8 4 1,400 1,600 0 2 6 0 2 12 0 8 19 Nil 0 16 0 10 3 1 13 5 0 2 16 1 16 9 0 10 0 2 1 5 Nil 0 1 21 2 12 10 84-0 92-8 76-2 85-2 75-6 84-2 92-5 0 9 1 70-0 76-0 Grace Darling, Waitekauri 310 0 15 3 3 4 7 3 6 2 0 5 15 1 6 10 86-5 40-2 82-5 Waiorongomai No. 2 Waiorongomai No. 4 Maratoto Sapphire, Mercury Bay ... Proprietary, Taitapu Proprietary No. 2, Taitapu Proprietary No. 3, Taitapu Proprietary No. 3j, Taitapu Great Barrier No. 1 Great Barrier No. 2 Great Barrier No. 3 Great Barrier No. 4 1,200 0 5 1 1,200 0 2 12 2,700 3 13 3 1,250 0 0 10 225 12 9 13 4,300 3 15 15 2,500 2 2 22 106 4 18 7 1,300 0 5 1 1,400 0 2 6 1,300 I 0.5 1 1,450 ! 0 3 18 0 6 23 0 15 3 93 1 4 0 7 13 1 11 13 0 15 3 0 7 18 0 10 2 21 4 16 12 17 8 54 12 15 39 10 5 -10 9 0 11 3 22 15 4 0 2 4 50 0 11 15 3 10 8 12 4 19 14 0 2 17 4 1 11 6 5 15 9 4 4 1 0 4 2 1 18 6 0 4 19 0 17 6 78 19 19 0 5 10 0 3 22 0 5 5 17 7 3 9 8 8 4 14 3 5 11 2 15 15 3 7 10 0 4 22 3 10 10 6 13 18 3 8 8 0 2 8 20 10 4 0 1 8 I 17 3 3 0 1 11|! 71-1 72-4 94-5 75-5 95-1 92-9 98-0 93-4 60-2 33-6 45-2 53-9 45-4 65-7 88-9 94-2 94-5 96-0 94-0 70-7 69-1 84-1 78-6 950 93-0 98-0 93-5 40-5 54-0 65-9 46-3 50-5 62-2

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