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Kieves at King Edward Mine, Camborne, Cornwall

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Reference Number: AA98/10591
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Caption: These 'kieves' were filled with slurry. This was agitated by stirring, while at the same time the sides of the kieve were regularly hit with hammers. This caused the sediment to separate with the highest concentration of tin at the bottom and the waste at the top.
Photographer: P Williams Date Taken: June 1998
Collection: NMR
Archive Holder: English Heritage NMR
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