Agnico-Eagle to Open Gold Mine in Finland
July 2006 by Associated PressAgnico-Eagle Mines will open Europe’s largest gold mine in northern Finland in 2008, the Canadian company and local officials said.
If developed with metal detecting in mind, this virgin ground could be a bonanza for nugget hunting.
...these nuggets have not traveled far from the lode because the golden wire lattices would have been torn apart or flattened during weathering of rock and deposition by violent stream action.
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The first experience involved an overgrown gold mine operated during the 1880s. A razed mill adjoined the mine and could be glimpsed from the isolated public dirt road I was traveling.
Many of the calls and letters I have received from our readers lately have expressed frustration and outright anger at the Clinton Administration.
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