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,