Journal of the Nelson and Marlborough Historical Societies, Volume 1, Issue 3, November 1983
Bailey, J. L. 1859: The Nelson Directory and companion to the Almanack for 1859.
Bell, J.M. – Clarke, E. deC. – Marshall, P. 1911: The Geology of the Dun Mountain Subdivision, Nelson.
Various reports by S. J. Cox – E. H. Davis and Sir James Hector in New Zealand Geological Survey's reports of geological explorations (years 1871, 1882).
Handbook of New Zealand Mines, 1887.
Hochstetter, F.von. 1867: New Zealand, (see also C. A. Fleming's 1959 English translation of the 1864 edition in German).
Johnson, M. R. 1981: Sheet 027AC Dun Mountain. Geological map of New Zealand, 1:50,000.
Nelson Provincial Museum, Joseph Cock papers and material relating to the Dun Mountain copper and chromite deposits.
New Zealand Exhibition 1865 Reports and awards of Jurors.
Palmer, A. N. 1962: New Zealand's First Railway, Dun Mountain Railway, Nelson 1862–1872.
Wright-St. Clair, R. E. 1971: Throughly a man of the world. A biography of Sir David Monro.