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  • The extraction of gold may be effected by several methods; we may distinguish the following leading types: 1.
  • Some 12,500 are of Dutch extraction; these live chiefly in the districts of Utrecht and Vryheid.
  • He was of French extraction, his great grandfather, a cavalry captain, having passed from the service of France to that of Sardinia, and settled in Turin under Emmanuel II.
  • Gordon, a Dutch officer -of Scottish extraction, who commanded the garrison at Cape Town, reached the river in its middle course at the spot indicated by Sparrman and named it the Orange in honour of the prince of Orange.
  • Lead unites readily with almost all other metals; hence, and on account of its being used for the extraction of (for instance) silver, its alchemistic name of saturnus.
 

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