life on the goldfields
the types of mining on the gold fields
alluvial and shaft mining was vey useful on the goldfields.
alluvial: if you alluvail mine the gold sinks and gets caught on the wood. in the mogo areas these narrowed waterways were where the alluvial gold was found by the miners.
chinese on the gold fields
when the Chinese where on the gold fields there were lots of racism. the Chinese grow plants to eat on the gold fields. the chinese would need to pay 10 pounds for a protection fee for the right to mine in the colony. when the chinese came to the goldfields they stayed in large groups. some chinese stayed at the goldfields some left to see there family.