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" ... from the size of a pin's head to that of a pea, scattered through a large body of sand or clay, and in this state it is called by the Mandingoes sanoo munko (gold powder). "
The Traveller in Africa: Containing Some Account of the Antiquities, Natural ... - Page 332
by Priscilla Wakefield - 1814 - 374 pages
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Travels in the Interior Districts of Africa

Mungo Park - Africa, West - 1799 - 372 pages
...could learn, is never found in any matrix or vein, but always in small grains, nearly in a pure state, from the size of a pin's head, to that of a pea ;...scattered through a large body of sand or clay ; and in this state, it is called by the Mandingoes sanoo munko, " gold powder." It is, however, extremely...
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Travels in the Interior Districts of Africa: Performed Under the Direction ...

Mungo Park - 1807 - 551 pages
...could learn, is never found in any matrix or vein, but always in small grains, nearly in a pure state, from the size of a pin's head to that of a pea ; scattered through a large body of sand or clay ; and in this state it is called by the Mandingoes sanoo munko, " gold powder." It is, however, extremely...
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A Dictionary of Practical and Theoretical Chemistry: With Its Application to ...

William Nicholson - 1808 - 826 pages
...substances arc interspersed among their texture, easilydistinginMied by i lens. The most abundant is from the size of a pin's head to that of a pea, opake, with a little lustre like that of enamel, of a gray colour sometime? inclining to brown, and...
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The Edinburgh annual register

1811
...days he died. The upper part of the skull was found upon dissection to have many deep holes in it, from the size of a pin's head to that of a pea, produced, as it seemed, by warty cartilaginous substances growing from the tunica arachnoidia, which...
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The Edinburgh Annual Register, Volume 1; Volume 2, Part 1

Walter Scott - Europe - 1811
...days he died. The upper part of the skull was found upon dissection to have many deep holes in it, from the size of a pin's head to that of a pea, produced, г* it seemed, by_warty cartilaginous substances growing fro m the tunica arachnoidia, which...
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Travels in the Interior Districts of Africa: Performed ... in ... 1795, 1796 ...

Mungo Park - Africa, West - 1813 - 261 pages
...could learn, is never found in any matrix or vein, but always in small grains, nearly in a pure state, from the size of a pin's head to that of a pea, scattered through a large body of sand or clay ; and in this state, it is called by the Mandingoes aanoo munko, (gold powder.) It is, however, extremely...
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The Youth's Companion: Or An Historical Dictionary; Consisting of Articles ...

Ezra Sampson - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1813 - 424 pages
...Niger. The gold of Manding is never found in a mine, but always in small grains, nearly in a pure state, from the size of a pin's head, to that of a pea, scattered through a large body of sand or clay. As soon 'as their harvest is over, the Mandingo negroes go in search of gold dust. Some gather up the...
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Travels in the Interior Districts of Africa: Performed in the ..., Volume 1

Mungo Park, Isaaco (an African, Mungo Park's guide.) - Africa - 1816
...could learn, is never found in any matrix or vein, but always in small grains, nearly in a pure state, from the size of a pin's head to that of a pea ; scattered through a large body of sand or clay ; and in this state it is called fay the Mandingoes s<zo0 munko," gold powder." It is, however, extremely...
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The Youth's Companion, Or, An Historical Dictionary: Consisting of Articles ...

Ezra Sampson - Children's encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1816 - 412 pages
...Niger. The gold of Manding is never found in a mine, but always in small grains, nearly in a pure state, from the size of a pin's head, to that of a pea, scattered through a large body of sand or clay. As soon as their harvest is over the Mandingo negroes go in search of gold dust. Some gather up the...
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Collection of the Most Celebrated Voyages and Travels from the ..., Volume 3

R. P. Forster - 1818
...Mantling is never found in any vein, but jdways-m' small grains, nearly in a pure state, from the si?e pf a pin's head to that of a pea, scattered through a large body of sand or clay ; and in this state it is called by the natives, gold-powder. When the streams and torrents of autumn have...
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