Kōrero: Superphosphate

Superphosphate den

Superphosphate den

The ‘engine room’ of a superphosphate works is the den, where sulfuric acid and rock phosphate react to produce superphosphate. Here, dry granulated superphosphate is being transported upwards and into storage on two narrow conveyor belts.

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Ballance Agri-Nutrients
Photograph by David Vernon

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Arthur Duncan, 'Superphosphate - New Zealand superphosphate', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/15572/superphosphate-den (accessed 3 April 2020)

He kōrero nā Arthur Duncan, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008