Zincs, corrugated sheets used behind the arches (rings) as secondary support.


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Dunn M 1848 A Treatise on the Winning and Working of Collieries.

Edwards Metal 1940 Glossary of Mining and Quarrying terms in ‘Geology Of the Country around Wakefield. Mem Geol Surv.

Edwards W 1951 Glossary of Mining Terms in ‘The Concealed Coalfield of Yorkshire and Nottinghamshire’. Mem. Geol. Surv.

Greenwell G C 1888 A Glossary of Terms used in the Coal Trade of Northumberland and Durham.

Macgregor Metal 1920 Glossary of Scottish Mining Terms in ‘Special Reports On the mineral Resources of Great Britain, Vol XI, Iron Ores, The Iron Ores of Scotland’. Mem Geol Surv.

Mitchell G H Metal 1947 Glossary of Mining and Quarrying Terms in ‘Geology Of the Country Around Barnsley’, Mem Geol Surv.

Pamely C 1904 The Colliery Manager’s Handbook, Crosby Lockwood & Son, London.

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Stobbs J T 1915 A Glossary of the geological Terms in use in the North Staffordshire Coalfields. Trans. N. Staffs. Field Club Vol 1.

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