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BURR, Thomas.

(1800? – )

1. English, 1846 [First edition].
Remarks on the Geology and Mineralogy of South Australia. Adelaide, Andrew Murray, 1846.

12°: 32 p.

Contents: [1-2], Title page, verso blank.; [3]-32, Text.

Very rare. This pamphlet outlines all known finds of minerals in South Australia and significantly notes the discovery of native gold ten miles north-east of Adelaide, predating the Australian gold rush. The publication was of such interest that the Government Printer reprinted it about 1890.

Bibliographical references: Ferguson, Bibliography of Australia, 1941-69: no. 4245.

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