Life on the Goldfields

By bailey Harrower

Tools On The Goldfields

Alluvial: Alluvial mining is mining on the surface to find gold under gravel near creeks and also in rocks and clay. For alluvial mining you will need: A pan, A shovel, a seive, a cradle.

Shaft: Shaft mining was alot more expensive but miners would usually find more gold by shaft mining. Shaft mining is mining underground in tunnels to find gold. For shaft mining you will need: a bucket, a pickaxe,