Journal Volume 5 – 2007

Journal of Australasian Mining History

Volume 5
September 2007



PETER BELL      1 – 19
Copper Triangle’s Spanish Legacy: Leaching the Waste Dumps at Moonta Mines 1901-1944.
DAVID BRANAGAN      20 – 38
Australian Geochemical Mineral Exploration: It all began at Moonta through V.P. Sokoloff.
BARRY McGOWAN      39 – 66
Hegemony, localism and ethnicity: The ‘Welsh’ mining communities of Currawang and Frogmore in
southern New South Wales.
KEN McQUEEN      67 – 96
A Thirsty and Confusing Diggings: The Albert Goldfield, Milparinka-Tibooburra, north-western NSW.


JIM ENEVER      97 – 115
Another Broken Hill’: The Mount Deddick Silver-Lead Field.
PHILIP HART      116 – 134
Michael Dineen O’Keeffe: Union Leader – a ‘colourful personality.
KEVIN R. KAKOSCHKE      135 – 149
Radium Hill: Bindi To Boom Town.
W.A. McGEE      150 – 170
Tragedy on the Strickland: Jack Hides and the Investors Ltd Expedition of 1937


JOHN HILLMAN      171 – 175
Observations on the History of the Blackwater Gold Mine.
Comment on Brian R. Hill, ‘A Reinterpretation of the History of the Acquisition of the Blackwater Gold
Mine’, Journal of Australasian Mining History, vol. 4, September 2006, pp. 156-165.


GILBERT M. RALPH, Bullfinch and the Yilgarn Goldfield, Hesperian Press, Victoria Park, Western
Australia, 2007; xvi +265pp
Reviewer: Lenore Layman, Murdoch University      176- 178
BARRY McGOWAN, Fool’s Gold: Myths and Legends of Gold seeking in Australia, Lothian Books,
Sydney, 2006.
Reviewer: Philip Payton, Exeter University      178 – 180

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