Virtual Museum ID: 19-984.1.5-A171
Britannia Mining & Smelting Co LTD 774
Each miner had an ID tag. When he went underground, he placed his tag on a board near the mine portal. When he came back out he collected it again. This let those on surface know who was underground at any one time - important for safety in the event of an accident.
The information listed below relates to the current holding location or collection that the sample is from, and whether the item is viewable at that location or is part of a private collection. Coordinates are given as guides, and we remind you that collecting specimens from these locations is not allowed. Caution is advised visiting such sites and Below BC assumes no responsibility for any injuries or trespassing charges that may occur as a result of the viewer entering these sites.
Original Collection:Britannia Mining Museum (BBM)
Virtual Museum ID:19-984.1.5-A171
Accessibility:Off Display, Not Public
Date Added to VM:2019-11-26
Sample Origin:Britannia Beach, B.C.
Specific Site:Britannia Mining Museum
Datum:10 (NAD 83)
Primary Mineral Formula:-
Advanced Geological Information
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