Story: Mining and underground resources

Adze made of adzite (2nd of 2)

Adze made of adzite

This is an example of an adze made out of adzite (baked argillite) from the Nelson area, possibly from D’Urville Island.

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How to cite this page:

Simon Nathan, 'Mining and underground resources - History of mining', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/9233/adze-made-of-adzite (accessed 26 September 2020)

Story by Simon Nathan, published 12 Jun 2006