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◆ Cover of "Scene in Sado Gold and Silver mine"

佐渡金山圖會 - 表紙

1. Mines-searching

Inspecting of dug tunnels for mines-searching, passing, water drainage and ventilation

佐渡金山圖會1 - 探鉱・採掘

2. Sorting out, trading ores with price setting, smelting

Reforging workers' chisels, Women workers sorting out, Administrative office to manage the whole mines operation, Trading ores with price setting, Smelting ores at the buyer's house

Scene in Sado Gold and Silver Mine, Scene 2. - Sorting out, trading ores with price setting, smelting

3. Dug ores being devided, Guard station, town houses at Aikawa town

Dug ores being divided between magistrate's offie and mining operators, Scene of Guard Stations connectiong mines and Aikawa town

Scene in Sado Gold and Silver Mine, Scene 3. - Dug ores being devided, Guard station, town houses at Aikawa town

4. Smelting ores, Gold and Silver sorting, smelting

Ores mined being finely-fractured, Silver smelting from silver sulfide and the gold and silver being recovered, separating gold containing silver

Scene in Sado Gold and Silver Mine, Scene 4. - Smelting ores, Gold and Silver sorting, smelting

5. Praceling alloys of gold and silver at coinage unit

Parceling suji-kin alloys of gold and silver in units, taking samples

Scene in Sado Gold and Silver Mine, Scene 5. - Praceling alloys of gold and silver at coinage unit

6. Refining and recovering gold at coinage unit

Buring a burnt refined gold combined with salt, Washing out salt from burnt gold, recovering gold

Scene in Sado Gold and Silver Mine, Scene 6. - Refining and recovering gold at coinage unit

7. Assessing the quality of beatened flat gold, and shaping oval gold coins

Assessing the quality of beatened flat gold, Cutting beatened flat gold, shaping oval gold coins, putting seal and color them gold, gold coins completed

Scene in Sado Gold and Silver Mine, Scene 7. - Assessing the quality of beatened flat gold, and shaping oval gold coins

8. Coinage Unit and Copper refining

Recovering silver, Forging gold coins from placer gold, dissolving minerals in copper and separating impure substances at copper furnace

Scene in Sado Gold and Silver Mine, Scene 8. - Coinage Unit and Copper refining

9. Placer gold collecting

Separating sand and minerals, collecting placer gold flown into the seashore and river

Scene in Sado Gold and Silver Mine, Scene 9. - Placer gold collecting