Gold in China
July 2004 by Edgar B. Heylmun, PhDChina is an enormous country, behind only Russia, the United States (incl. Alaska), and Canada in size. It has a teeming population of 1.3 billion, far ahead of any other nation. Most of the population is jammed into the eastern half of China, with the western half being only sparsely inhabited. There are 5 western provinces...
We panned out maybe three gold pans of the material and we were shocked at the gold that was there. This rock appeared to be rich.
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• Pan American Silver Corp.
• Vista Gold Corp.
• Fronteer Development Group
• US Gold Corp.
• NovaGold Resources
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