Sentence Examples

  • Large deposits of alum occur close to the village of Bulladelah, 30 m.
  • It is said to yield well, and a quantity of the manufactured alum is sent to Sydney for local consumption.
  • The western promontory is flanked on the north by the picturesque Alum Bay, and the lofty detached rocks known as the Needles lie off it..
  • The modern town in the immediate neighbourhood, still known as Fokia, was founded by the Genoese in 1421 on account of the rich alum mines in the neighbourhood.
  • Alum and blue vitriol (sulphate of copper) are manufactured from decomposed schists at Khetri in Shaikhawati.