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By Shane Lasley
Mining News 

Explorer hunts for Bonanza mother lode

Prospector who discovered White Gold may have found source of 6 million ounces of gold produced during the Klondike Gold Rush


Last updated 8/30/2009 at Noon

DAWSON CITY, Yukon Territory - Modern-day prospector Shawn Ryan is hot on the trail of what he believes could be the monster lode source of the 6 million ounces of placer gold recovered from historic Bonanza Creek of Klondike Gold Rush fame.

For more than a century, geologists and prospectors have searched for the source rock that dumped a golden treasure into the creek and lured tens of thous...

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