What is gold mining?

Gold Mining

Gold mining is the removal of gold from the ground. There are several techniques and processes by which gold may be extracted from the earth.

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List Of National Historic Landmarks In Colorado - National Historic Landmarks in Colorado
4, 1961 Central City and Black Hawk Gilpin Former gold mining camps in the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains, once known as the 'Richest Square Mile on Earth Colorado ... District 01961-07-04July 4, 1961 Cripple Creek Teller The gold mining town of Cripple Creek and the surrounding hills Durango-Silverton Narrow-Gauge Railroad 01961-07-04July 4, 1961 Durango to Silverton. 4, 1961 Leadville Lake Historic Leadville, Colorado mining district and village area Lindenmeier Site 01961-01-20January 20, 1961 Norfolk Larimer The only extensive Folsom culture campsite yet ...
Mining In North Korea - Gold Mining
... In gold alone the nation is estimated to hold around 2,000 metric tonnes of reserves, with a current value of around $100 billion ... Province, produced more than 150 kilograms (kg) (4,823 troy ounces) of gold annually ... The mine also extracts pyrite, chalcopyrite, magnesite, native gold, and native silver ...
Mining Industry Of Ghana - History
... Ghana has produced and exported gold for centuries ... In precolonial times, present-day Ghana was one source of the gold that reached Europe via trans-Saharan trade routes ... sailors tried to locate and to control gold mining from the coast but soon turned to more easily obtained slaves for the Atlantic slave trade ...
Gold Mining - Adverse Effects
... See also Gold#Pollution Even relatively low concentrations of cyanide, which are used in the recovery of gold from ore, can be highly toxic to people ...
Adelong, New South Wales
... It was settled about 1840 to 1850 before gold was found ... The initial discovery of gold at Adelong by a Mr Williams took place in 1857, the find being located on the crest of Victoria Hill and representing the weathered capping of the Old Hill Reef ... Alluvial gold, both in Adelong Creek and Golden Gully is also believed to have been discovered at about the same time, and the field quickly developed into an important producer ...

Famous quotes containing the words mining and/or gold:

    It’s a mining town in lotus land.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald (1896–1940)

    Burning hot is the ground, liquid gold is the air;
    Whoever looks round sees Eternity there.
    John Clare (1793–1864)