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Crucible 

Type:   Mining

Current Location: Queensland Museum - Social History

H24914

Blowpipe Set 

Type:   Mining

Current Location: Queensland Museum - Social History

H24013

Blowpipe Set 

Type:   Mining

Current Location: Queensland Museum - Social History

Description: Wooden box with hinged lid. The label on the inside of the lid lists 44 items as part of the set, but there are only 27 items counted, plus 2 other items related to assaying of metals. Box opens with a key.

This blowpipe set was made in approximately 1880 by J T Letcher. It appears to have been used in the assaying of metals. Blowpipes are used to direct a jet of air into a flame or gas jet to produce a short term increase in temperature. They were used trad

H24013

Scales 

Type:   Mining

Current Location: Samford Museum

Description: Balance scales for gold are folded inside a timber trench hinged to a cover

From EN (Pat) Marks's home, The Barracks, collected after her death, 2002

H-07009

Hammer 

Type:   Mining

Current Location: Samford Museum

Description: Fossiker's all metal folding hammer in a leather stitched pouch which buckles shut

From EN (Pat) Marks's home, The Barracks, collected after her death, 2002

H-07010