Reported Discovery of Gold in Samoa


FROM a note in NATURE (vol. ix. p. 273) I am surprised to learn that Mr. Williams, H.M.'s Consul in these islands, has stated, in an official despatch to the Foreign Secretary, that gold in quartz has been found on Upolu, in a valley about three miles from the Port of Apia. The samples assayed are said to have yielded at the rate of 3,000 ozs. to the ton.

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WHITMEE, S. Reported Discovery of Gold in Samoa. Nature 10, 522 (1874) doi:10.1038/010522a0

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