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Monthly Archives: January 2013
The theories, processes, and techniques behind gold mine all come down to one simple concept; finding the most efficient and thorough way of extracting the gold from the material surrounding it. Generally, many processes relied on gravity to do the … Continue reading
“Do you know what Mercury is?” This is a fascinating question to ask during a tour, especially if there is a wide range of age groups present. Children are usually the first to throw up their hands with “Me! Pick … Continue reading