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KARNATAKA-Mare on Kolar Goldfield

August 25, 1979 KARNATAKA Mare on Kolar Goldfield K V Subrahmanyam THE early history of the Kolar gold- field is shrouded in the mist of antiquity. The first to suspect that the gold of the ornaments found in Moben- jodaro might be from the Deccan plateau was Sanaullah of the Archaeological Survey of India who (in 1926) noted from chemical analyses that it was not an alloy of gold and copper similar to what was found at Troy, Memphis, Ur or Nineveh, but 'elec- trum', a gold-silver alloy similar to what was being produced in the Kolar goldfield

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