#4 - Base-metal discovery sparked by textbook
[In 1953 in Geraldton, Roy Barker saw] a small paragraph in a geology book that told of a 20-year-old report of metallic sulphide deposits at remote Lake Manitouwadge, 60 miles southeast of Geraldton.  . . . He mentioned the report to [Bill] Dawidowich . . . [but] they had no plane, no car - no way to get themselves to Manitouwadge . . . At last they found John Forster.  For a flat 33% of the "find", Forster agreed to fly the prospectors out to Lake
Manitouwadge in his own light plane.
  -   "They Dug a Million Dollars Out of $2 Worth of Earth", typescript, undated, unsourced



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