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By Shane Lasley
Mining News 

Silverado seeks Arctic lode source

Placer gold miner explores antimony rich deposit at its Nolan Creek Mine where large placer nuggets are being recovered


Last updated 1/27/2008 at Noon

With gold nuggets weighing up to 41 troy ounces, Silverado Gold Mines Ltd's Nolan Placer Gold Mine is the type of place that would give even the well-seasoned miner gold fever!

Located about 280 miles, or 452 kilometers, north of Fairbanks, Nolan Creek has placer ore that does not thaw sufficiently to be processed until mid-June. During the ensuing three months, crews work around the clock, sl...

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