all the mines were flooded in april when the wenlock river broke its banks. dewatering was completed by the end of may by obtaining a mines department pump. production declined markedly in 1951 to 203 ounces of gold and there were only the fishers and one other person mining there. there were only four miners there in 1952 - the fishers, george .
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all methods required water and because of that they could only be used during the summer. panning for gold was the simplest method of recovering gold, but mostly used for prospecting since it was slow. a faster way was by a rocker box or by sluicing. dirt was filled into the box or sluice together with water and rocking movements or gravity .
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spain was one of the most important mining regions, but all regions of the roman empire were exploited. in great britain the natives had mined minerals for millennia, but after the roman conquest, the scale of the operations increased dramatically, as the romans needed britannia's resources, especially gold, silver, tin, and lead.
shaft sinking is one of the most difficult of all development methods: restricted space, gravity, groundwater and specialized procedures make the task quite formidable. historically mine shaft sinking has been among the most dangerous of all the mining occupations and the preserve of mining contractors called sinkers.