Title: Geological section ‘showing the general characters of the gold-bearing rocks with their superficial detritus…’

Creator: Evan Hopkins jnr

Description: Geological section ‘showing the general characters of the gold-bearing rocks with their superficial detritus and the precious metal in situ near the surface and more or less covered with sand and gravel in the hollows.’

From communication published in abstract form as: Hopkins, E. “On the Geological Formation and the Gold-Bearing Rocks of the Colony of Victoria”, ‘Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society’, vol 10 (1854), pp324-325. Communication and section were published in its entirety in: Hopkins, E. ‘On the Geology of the Gold-bearing Rocks of the World, and the Gold-fields of Victoria’, Melbourne, 1853.

Date: 1853

Format: Watercolour

Archive reference: LDGSL/171

Image reference: 08-16

Recommended print size: Up to 70 x 50cm


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