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September 2005 by Associated PressAhhh, summer camp. Lazy days frolicking at the pool. Meeting new friends and swapping stories around the campfire. Slicing steel I-beams and concrete pillars and blowing them apart with C4 high explosives.
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Augers can be used effectively for placer exploration with certain limitations.
New Mexico is not especially known for placer gold, although significant quantities have been recovered from certain districts. There are good opportunities for finding additional gold in favorable areas in the state.
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Gold is a fairly widespread mineral in the Italian Alps and in the Northern Apennines. It is found both in primary mineralization and in past and recent floods.
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