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MINING AND USING ARSENIC IN AUSTRALIA

The attack on a plant invader in Australia, the prickly pear cactus (Opuntia sp.) employed arsenic in the period 1910—1940, although biological control was effective from about 1930. The first arsenic was an inadvertent by-product of gold mining, but specific arsenic mines were opened later to... Full description

1st Person: Rae, Ian D.
Source: in ICON : the journal of the International Committee for the History of Technology Vol. 9 (2003), p. 62-75
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Type of Publication: Article
Language: English
Published: 2003
Keywords: research-article
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