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By Rose Ragsdale
For Mining News 

Explorers return to former gold diggings

High prices spark miners' interest in known deposits, old mine sites and previously explored claims with signs of yellow metal

 

Last updated 7/25/2010 at Noon



Though most of the gold fever sweeping northern Canada these days is focused on Yukon Territory's White Gold district to the west and near Agnico-Eagle Mines Ltd.'s new Meadowbank Mine to the east in Nunavut, a growing number of explorers are trekking to the territory in between.

Mining companies are returning to the Northwest Territories as gold prices set records, including a recent high of...



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