Aussie Gold—A Look at Queensland
December 2001 by A.R. CameronQueensland produces about 25-28 tons of gold per year, which, while not in the same class as South Africa or North America, is still a respectable output.
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For approximately 30 years, the mines produced good ore, some so rich it was simply sent straight to bagging, bypassing milling and loaded directly on the rail cars.
My long and tedious trip started July 9, 2005, from Bradley International Airport in Connecticut on a flight to Atlanta. I changed planes and continued on to Anchorage, Alaska.
As he was working near the extreme low end of the ground sluicing, I heard a yell through my headphones. Making my way down to him I could see the smile from a long distance.
The tiny, unincorporated town of Ash Fork blazed into the national spotlight with the announcement that 1,000 pounds of explosives were stolen from a nearby mine.
The Gold Eye placer claims, located in the La Cholla district of Arizona, are still producing some beautiful gold. From the days of the Spanish explorers and Mexican miners, men have tunneled into the earth in search of gold in this area.
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