Gold in Guatemala
May 2001 by Edgar B. Heylmun, PhDThe Central American nation of Guatemala is better known for civil unrest, earthquakes, and volcanic eruptions than it is for gold. However, there is gold in the country, and there are undoubtedly many undiscovered deposits in the jungles and rainforests.
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Excerpts from CMJ, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
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