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Rotary buddle, King Edward Mine, Camborne, Cornwall

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Reference Number: AA98/10607
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Caption: This modern picture shows a process that was common around 1900. Tin-bearing slurry was introduced into the centre and sediments were deposited, with the heaviest particles being dropped closest to the centre. Rotating brushes enhanced this separation.
Photographer: P Williams Date Taken: June 1998
Collection: NMR
Archive Holder: English Heritage NMR
Featured in Story:Tin mining: a 4,000 year old industry
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