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Miner's steel punch from Foxdale mines

Date made: 19th century

Description: A miner's steel punch from Foxdale mines.

Between 1845 and 1911 Foxdale produced 177,000 tons of silver-rich lead ore, but, unlike Laxey, almost no zinc and copper.

Measurements: overall: 21 cm x x x 3 cm

Materials: metal: steel

Object name: punch

Collection: Social History Collection

ID Number: 1983-0167d


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