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Hazards of Mining in the Australian Bush-Part 2

By Neville Ryan   While Australia didn’t have have the problems surrounding the mining of CRYSTALS in South America or the difficulties of mining MINERALS in the Africa or even the problems faced by LAPIS miners in Afghanistan, we did have our own set of problems mining in north west Western Australia.  As people travel through the Australian bush in the northwest they often remark […]

The Hunt for Tiger Iron-Mining in the Australian Bush “In the Good Old Days”-Part 6

By Neville Ryan Tiger Iron is dramatically different to Tiger Eye, both in looks and in mining procedure. Tiger Eye mining involved a lot of prospecting and testing to find the right seams of material and could be found over a wide area of the Hamersley Ranges.  Tiger Iron however, which is a combination of […]