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By Shane Lasley
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Mining Explorers 2009: Explorer seeks source of huge nuggets

Silverado drills benches above the frozen, gold-bearing gravels of Nolan Creek


Last updated 11/1/2009 at Noon

Silverado Gold Mines Ltd. is seeking the lode source of the more than 23,000 troy ounces of placer gold it has recovered from the frozen gravels at its Nolan Creek gold mine, located about 175 miles, or 280 kilometers, north of Fairbanks, Alaska.

During its placer operations at Nolan Creek, Silverado has recovered several large nuggets, including a 41.53-troy-ounce nugget that the company foun...

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