The process of cleaning columbite at the cooperative’s mining camp at Kulikuli (Turkey Creek). A woman separates ore from the dross using a yandy. In the final stage of processing columbite, a woman uses a large magnet to remove the iron ore from the columbite.
Process of Cleaning Columbite at Kulikuli
‘Pilgangoora Rare Earth Mining’, Film footage taken by Norman Tindale, 1953, South Australian Museum, AA 346/9/16/2/6.