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Memorandum for formation of an association pg 3

Memorandum for formation of an association pg 3.

On this page there is a proposal to build an organisation to buy areas in Skye that are rich in mineral resources and to lease these out to crofters. 'Diatomite' is the remains from dead algae. It was rich in silica and could be used for dynamite.

This was written in 1885, when Skye was in turmoil due to the landowners' attempts to dispossess their tenants.

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Memorandum for formation of an association pg 3

INVERNESS

1880s

mine; mining; chemistry; mineral resources; mines; chemicals; chemical industry; Analytical Laboratory; Surgeon's Hall; Edinburgh; Diatomaceous Earth; Lochsnisdale; Svison Macadam; Monkstadt; lanenberg Kisselguhr;

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Memorandum for formation of an association pg 3.<br /> <br /> On this page there is a proposal to build an organisation to buy areas in Skye that are rich in mineral resources and to lease these out to crofters. 'Diatomite' is the remains from dead algae. It was rich in silica and could be used for dynamite. <br /> <br /> This was written in 1885, when Skye was in turmoil due to the landowners' attempts to dispossess their tenants.